Masters athletes, typically defined as racers over 40 years of age, often have bigger challenges than the younger set when finding consistent training and adequate recovery time. Work, family, increased recovery needs and a general lack of available time can all impede progress towards race success.
That doesn’t mean that olders athletes don’t have goals. Perhaps you’re on a PR quest, or maybe taking on a new race distance. Whatever your motivation, being prepared is key. No one wants to show up on the starting line lamenting missed workouts and a lack of preparation. Some simple steps and planning can help every busy masters athlete reach their goals. Here are four ways you can make it happen.