DO wake up early.
DO plan your eating and stick with your plan.
DO plan your race
and stick to your plan.
DO blow out the distractions by breathing out.
DON’T try new foods
before a race if possible – you never know what effects they’ll have on you!
DO wear normal and familiar gear to your race. Be
DO stay low key and relaxed before your event.
DON’T change routines before a race if possible.
DO go to bed at a normal time before your race.
DO eat normal and familiar food before your race.
DON’T try new equipment during a race if possible.
DO imagine and visualize your race to be successful.
Positive thinking is key to success!
DO be prepared
early and get away from distractions.
DO know that
proper planning prevents poor performance.
DON’T think about minute details – think only about the
DO know that well-planned and well-executed races are
pieces of art.
DO plan way in advance. Lay everything out the night before and
mentally prep yourself!
DON’T change your
normal routine the day before an event.
DO listen to your favorite music before your race to get pumped up. Make a
playlist ahead of time!
DO learn from your mistakes, and make yourself better
DO know that races are too important to make the same
DO relax the night before an event the best way that you know how.
DO know that
training days are all preparation, and that the races are the big day.
DO debrief your race afterwards to see how your specific plan went, what worked,
and what didn't.