Back in July during the Multisport.ph cover pictorial, I had the opportunity to chat with Frank “The Legend” Lacson and discuss the history of triathlon here in the Philippines. Over the course of our discussion, I enriched my knowledge about its heritage and culture.
After the months of hard work and training, Cobra Ironman 70.3 Cebu is finally fast approaching. For a lot of athletes, this is their A race: the race wherein everything is on the line. With all the preparation we put in, we want to be at our very best as we challenge ourselves in this illustrious event. This begs the question, “How do we maximize all the effort we put in?” The simple answer to this is to nail the Taper.
Whenever the phrase “Training by Feel” is mentioned, a common concept that comes to mind is Relative Perceived Exertion or RPE. In essence, this is a means of quantifying the effort an individual puts out.