Ice Bath Recovery Basics for Runners

Ice Bath Recovery Basics for Runners

Whether you’ve just finished a marathon, long run or hard workout, most runners know that recovery is key to staying strong and injury free. But with so many recovery options available, it can be hard to decide which one is best. We often experiment with stretching, foam rolling and even yoga – but many runners … Read More

13 Ways to Ease Muscle Soreness After Running

13 Ways to Ease Muscle Soreness After Running

Most new runners anticipate some muscle soreness after running for the first time. It seems natural that our legs might ache after a run when we are not used to this type of physical activity. However, we often fail to realize that this muscle soreness will continue to return even after your body adjusts to … Read More

A Guide to Recovery Runs: What They Are and Why You Need Them

A Guide to Recovery Runs: What They Are and Why You Need Them

Recovery is an essential element of any activity, especially one as physically demanding as running. And while most of us include regular rest days in our training, many runners fail to incorporate another valuable aspect of training: recovery runs. What is a recovery run? A recovery run is essentially just what it sounds like – … Read More

6 Steps to Recover from a Running Injury

6 Steps to Recover from a Running Injury

Whether you are training for a goal race or simply running to stay in shape, there is nothing worse than having your running routine come to an unexpected halt. Running injuries are some of the most frustrating experiences for runners, and understandably so. Which makes learning to recover from a running injury especially difficult. Recovering … Read More

5 Tips for Surviving the Post-Marathon Blues

5 Tips for Surviving the Post-Marathon Blues

As winter approaches and fall racing season comes to an end, runners everywhere are completing their goal races. After nearly half a year spent training for a big race, the completion of a goal feels nothing short of joyful. Crossing the finish line, whether you met your time goals or not, is an accomplishment worth … Read More

How to Recover Quickly from a Marathon (or Half Marathon)

How to Recover Quickly from a Marathon (or Half Marathon)

No matter how well you have trained or how strong you may feel on race day, recovering from distance races takes quite a bit of time. Failing to properly recover may lead you to injury, burnout and even illness. While listening to our bodies is always most important, there are a few strategies we can … Read More