Heavy legs, lethargy, super sleepy, weird appetite, no energy, mood changes....
Don't ya love taper????
A 50% decrease in training volume and with 7 hours of training during our recovery week, it took 6 long days to finally find our legs. Thank goodness that after 6 years I get to share this feeling with Karel. Of course, he has put up with me year after year, race after race, always reminding me "you will be fine on race day". Never have I trained so hard to prepare my mind and body for race day and because of that...WOW - did my body really need time to recover.
It's interesting that in the article on taper blues, the author (