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I have a meet in a couple days and I wanna be at 100% that day, any suggestions?
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Get some sleep.
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Are you sore? Good nutrition, good sleep and if sore.....go for a walk. Does coach have you running the day before a meet? What is your event?
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A bit sore. Before a meet we have a 10 minute easy jog. Most likely I’ll be running the 4x800, 1600, 800, and 3200 or 4x4.
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For me, the key night for sleep is not the night before. It's the one before that. If I race Sunday, I need Friday night to be a good sleep bc Saturday night I might have more race nerves.
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Okay everyone’s telling me to get a good amount of sleep. Is there a certain amount because honestly, I’ve felt sluggish getting too much sleep.
7-8 hours of sleep ideally. Is your meet today? If tomorrow, go for a 2-3 mile "jog" today with a fee striders. Nothing strenous. That is a lot if events to compete in.