The Hour Before is an area specifically dedicated to the fascinating subject of how athletes of various disciplines prepare for their competition. Aside from the nutrition, hydration, sleep, stretching, and warm up in the final hours before performing, the psychological side of preparation is also examined.
The dietary routines of a footballer before taking to the field, the warm up techniques an athlete will perform before their next race, or how boxers psychologically prepare themselves before entering the ring are topics that generate hugely interesting and inspiring debates and analyses.
Steven Rimmer and Freddy Brown will deliver the masterclass and provide their wealth of knowledge and understanding of professional sport. As part of Elite Sport Science (ESS), an interdisciplinary sports science hub, they continue to provide technical support and expertise by integrating into the culture of elite motorsport and combat sports.