Tagged with race recovery

Travel Race Recovery Tips

Travel Race Recovery Tips

With runDisney Marathon Weekend less than a week away (and those running the Dopey Challenge will be on day 2 already!), I thought I’d re-share a post I wrote last year as I was preparing for the Dopey Challenge! The key to completing a back- to-back race challenge lies in the between race recovery! We’ve … Continue reading

Travel Race Recovery Tips

Travel Race Recovery Tips

The key to completing a back- to-back race challenge lies in the between race recovery! We’ve probably all got our at-home run recovery routine down pat, but being “on the road” for a destination race may take a little extra planning to get the same type of recovery you’re used to.  While I’m getting ready … Continue reading

The Art of the Ice Bath

The Art of the Ice Bath

Since I’ve gotten a lot of comments about taking ice baths on some of my recent posts I thought why not share a quick “how-to” on preparing and taking an ice bath! While the research on the benefits of ice baths for athletes is unclear at best, it is believed that taking an ice bath … Continue reading

R.I.C.E. for Runners

R.I.C.E. for Runners

I’m heading out for my last long training run today before the Marine Corp Marathon in 3 weeks, so I thought I’d share with you how I recover after long runs and races – enjoy! You’ve probably heard the acronym R.I.C.E. – Rest. Ice. Compression. Elevation. – for treatment of injuries. Well, even though I … Continue reading