Recovery Tips for Runners
From training to race day, your recovery is key to building back your speed and strength. Use these tips to recover the right way.Share This
It is widely, and wrongly, assumed that recovery runs help the body bounce back from hard training. But what is their real benefit?
After your long run, think of the three C's: chow, chug and chill. Top marathon runners Keith Brantly, Mark Plaatjes and others share their recovery tips.
Use these four quick and easy recipes to get you refueled and ready for bed after race day.
Muscles need to breakdown in order to improve, but too much muscle trauma can have a negative effect. Minimize harmful muscle damage and maximize regeneration and recovery with these steps.
Active Expert Jeff Galloway tells you how walk breaks shorten race times and speed up recovery.
Congratulations, you’ve finished the marathon! Now what? A full marathon recovery takes time. Here are six ways to speed up the recovery process without getting injured.
Every finish line is also a start line -- for recovery, that is, and for your preparations for the next race. What you do in the minutes, hours, and days after completing any race will determine just how quickly you get your legs back and return to regular training.
It takes at least 20 to 24 hours of refueling with carb-rich foods to replenish your muscle stores fully. Here are strategies to improve your recovery eating habits and make sure that you are always running on a full tank.
Muscle soreness is an unavoidable side effect of endurance training, but there are several things you can do to minimize it without sacrificing fitness. The latest research shows how proper nutrition can aid in muscle recovery.