4-Week Post-Marathon Recovery Plan

There may be no more satisfying, yet exhausting, feeling than finishing a marathon. But when should you get back out there after your 26.2? And what's the best way to recover physically and mentally after running a marathon?

In this video, Paul Greer, San Diego Track Club running coach, shares his own post-marathon recovery plan to get you recuperated and rejuvenated for your next event.


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Paul Greer is an associate professor of Health and Exercise Science at San Diego City College and has a Master's degree in Physical Education and 26 years coaching experience.

A sub-4 minute miler, he starred on the San Diego State University track team and competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials and has a personal best time in the 1500 meters at 3:39.05. He is also the director for the very successful Rockin' 'N' Runnin' marathon training program.?

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