Smurf & Smurfette Tri

Ironman Cairns Special - The Taper

May 31, 2021 Smurf & Smurfette Season 3 Episode 65
Smurf & Smurfette Tri
Ironman Cairns Special - The Taper
Show Notes

Smurf & Smurfette are endurance sport athletes based in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. It is Ironman Cairns race week, which means for the Smurf & Smurfette Podcast, a week full of podcast episodes with special guests and lots of great advice from local Cairns athletes.

We start the week talking the "art of the taper"...because it really is that - an art!! In this episode, Smurf & Smurfette cover the key Do's and Don'ts of race week, including;

  • Keeping things as normal as possible
  • What training during race week should look like
  • Nutrition for race week
  • Planning and organisation during race week and for race day
  • Ironman Cairns specific logistics
  • Visualisation
  • Rest and recovery
  • Controlling what you can control

Smurf & Smurfette thanks all of their supporters;

  • OSSEM Cairns on Lake Street - Cairns premier orthopaedic and sports medicine clinic
  • Cruze Coffee on Grafton Street - the best coffee in Cairns!
  • Wyn Racing - go see Luke, Beth and the team at the Wyn and Malo Republic pop up tent at the event expo
  • SFuels - the go to LCHF endurance nutrition product for Smurf & Smurfette
  • Run Like A Girl - supporting women in running

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Cruze Coffee
Wyn Republic
Malo Republic
Run Like A Girl