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Beat Your Pre-Race Jitters and Anxieties with These Proven Techniques

Beat Your Pre-Race Jitters and Anxieties with These Proven Techniques

Some anxiety is a normal part of any competition, but what happens when pre-race jitters are keeping you from reaching your potential or making this sport no longer enjoyable? No one wants to see all of their hard work during training go to waste, but crippling anxiety before a race will make reaching your full potential nearly impossible. For those that continue to struggle with pre-race jitters, here is a look at exactly why this nervousness sets in just before a race, how it affects runners, and what can be done to lessen the symptoms of anxiety and get back to enjoying this sport.