It’s race week here at Triathlonpal HQ, so I am in full taper and race mode! I’m getting ready to race again at the Cary Du Classic which agian is the host for USAT’s Long Course Duathlon Nationals.
I’ve written before about the Art of a Taper for the week(s) leading up to your race, and I’ve even written about the advantage of detailed planning for the bike leg with Best Bike Split. But this week I’m honing in on my total race plan. Yesterday I sat down and write out every detail I could think of for the week leading up to race day, and then race day itself.
Because I’m a total “Type A” triathlete and OCD about most things.
Why should I?
The less you have to think about on race week and especially race day, the better. Also, the longer the race ad the further you travel for it, the more this gets magnified!
If you have been following the blog for a while, you may know I love oatmeal. If not, I do 🙂 A while back I shared the oatmeal custard recipe I got from my mom. It is an awesome breakfast to get you started on the right track in the morning.
But let’s be honest, we don’t always have time to make oatmeal in the morning. Even as quick as the custard recipe is, it still takes time and it can be a little messy to clean that pan up. So what’s a person to do when they want oatmeal but don’t have time? Overnight Oatmeal of course! You can just make this the night before and have a nice oatmeal breakfast in the morning. Perfect for those early morning workouts! Here’s how you make it: