If you’ve just raced a marathon or half marathon, you know that you need to recover. But how long will that take?
It’s more than your body that’s been through the experience of training and racing. Your mind, your relationships, and perhaps even your identity itself have been affected as well and need recovery. No app or GPS watch is going to be able to quantify those things in hard data.
Welcome to the Planted Runner. I’m Coach Claire Bartholic and my mission is to help you improve your running, your mindset, and your life with science-backed training and plant-based nutrition.
Today I’m going to get into the three critical weeks of recovery after your big goal race. I’ll go over:
- The do’s and don’ts in the critical three weeks after race day
- How to properly structure your return to running, and
- How a great recovery can improve your next cycle and the rest of your life.
Don’t wait until after the race to listen to this one!
And don’t forget to listen all the way to the end for another Mental Strength Minute. Fortify your mind in 60 seconds or less.
This episode is brought to you by the PR Team. The PR Team is a small group of runners, just like you, who are working with me and each other to stay consistent, stay accountable, and work towards becoming better runners every day. Not to mention, it’s really fun. I talk more about the team in the episode, but if you are ready to learn more right now, click here.
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