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Consummate Athlete Podcast

Molly Hurford and Peter Glassford bring you the Consummate Athlete Podcast. A Wide-Angle-Podium Network show that looks at those who embrace multiple sports to lead enriched and adventure filled lives. We explore their stories and the tactics they use to be awesome in multiple disciplines.

May 22, 2018

Today is a Q & A based no Molly's Question posted on Instagram and Facebook about Race Nerves- Check out the instagram questions 


Topics Covered: 

  • The Whole Day: Warmup,s dressing, bike setup, DETAILS STRESS ME OUT
  • SELF-TALK, how to warm up, how to be social at the race
  • Start Line Nerves 
  • FAMILY: How to deal with kids at the race, spouse racing too!
  • The Night Before - sleep, preparing stuff, forgetting stuff worry
  • Food and hydration the day before
  • The Bathroom Break - too much, not enough, wrong timing
  • Morning timing - getting there, perfect warmup and dressing right! 


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