the regional draws near the team has to shift their concentration
from better, stronger, faster, more to maintaining their fitness
level, honing their techniques and resting enough to avoid injury
and illness. The last time Juliet
competed she sprained her ankle 10 days before the event.
day Dr. Jack came to visit, Juliet had a really good run.
We won't tell you how good, you'll just have to wait until
One of the things Juliet learned
during this competition cycle is to practice like she is going
to compete. As you can see from her having to use all fours
|to keep from collapsing
onto the black top, she is taking her lessons seriously. The
intensity of competition training depends on the level of your
athletism and your goal.