How Much Time Can I Take Off Before A Race? | GTN Coach’s Corner

Published on May 22nd 2023


Should you increase your weekly mileage to achieve a sub-3 marathon? Will intermittent fasting affect your carb loading? And can you take a week off training to recover when you have an event just months away? All these questions answered and more on this week’s #gtncoachescorner 💤 0:00 - Intro 0:28 - Increasing mileage for a sub-3 marathon 1:54 - Will intermittent fasting affect carb loading? 3:57 - Do I need more varied pacing? 6:41 - Taking a week off months before a race 8:05 - Cross-training for runners Useful Links Submit your Photo and Video to us 👉 Check out the GTN Shop 👉 GTN Training Plans 👉 Do you have a question you’d like answered by our presenters? 🤔 Put it in the comment section below and we’ll try to answer it in a future video! 💬 Watch more on GTN... 📹 Fitness Tests: Am I Ready For A 70.3? 👉 📹 Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist 👉 📹 Watch our weekly show, The GTN Show 👉 Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound / Artlist 🎵 #gtn #triathlon #swimbikerun #swim #bike #run #intermittentfasting #fasting #marathon The Global Triathlon Network (GTN) is the world's biggest triathlon YouTube channel, with new videos every day! GTN is for anyone who loves triathlon: from seasoned triathletes to first-timers – and everyone in between! With the help of our former pro and Olympic medal-winning team, we’re here to inform, entertain and inspire you to become a better triathlete; including videos on: - How to swim, bike, and run faster with expert knowledge - Try our session ideas - Investigations into wide-ranging topics - The best triathlon bike tech and gear with pro-know-how - In-depth, entertaining features from the heart of the sport - Chat, opinion and interact with us across the channel and on social media! Join us on YouTube’s best triathlon channel to get closer to the sport and to become a better, faster and fitter triathlete! Welcome to the Global Triathlon Network. Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon bikes: THEMAGIC5: MET Helmets: ON Running: Orca: Park Tool: Precision Fuel & Hydration: Selle Italia: Trimtex: Wahoo: Zwift: Watch our sister channels: Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training - Global Mountain Bike Network - GMBN Racing - GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network -