Top Ten Tips for Long Run Recovery

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It is base building time! As you increase your mileage, it is normal to experience delayed onset muscle soreness and fatigue after long runs. Recovery time is very important. This is when your body is making the physiological adaptations to running long.

As your mileage increases so does your risk for injury. Follow these Top 10 Tips to speed recovery time, reduce injury risk, and decrease fatigue and soreness after long runs and races.