New post from @hungryrunnergrl! 5 tips on how to recover like a champ from hard runs.

New post from @hungryrunnergrl! 5 tips on how to recover like a champ from hard runs.

Nature’s ice bath: Jump into some cold water with your friends after a run. So, you want to recover from a hard run properly… Recovery is just as important as training. Hard runs break your body down. A good recovery program will help your body to start the healing process, bounce back quickly, and adapt to the stress of these hard workouts! In order to become a better runner, we have to recover from one hard workout in order to do the next one. It is easy to finish our workout, jump in the shower, and then rush off to our next activity for the day, forgetting about the recovery portion of training. But if you really want to take your running to the next level and keep your body happy, then it is important that you take some time to recover! 1. Within 30-60 minutes after finishing your workout, it is so important to refuel. As a teacher I used to finish my workout and then...

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