Congratulations! You just finished your race, but now that your run is done, don't forget to make sure you have a good post-race recovery plan in place. From rehydration to light massage, find out about seven things you can do to help your body bounce back after crossing the finish line.
Once you implement your post-race recovery plan, you might be surprised by how quickly your body rewards you. As always, just remember to consult with your doctor or personal trainer when recovering from any major running event or physical fitness training activity.
Debbie Hanson is an award-winning freelance writer, blogger, and runner based in Estero, Florida. Her publishing credits include several outdoor-related web sites and magazines including USA Today. In addition to multiple 5K running events, she has completed the First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon, Naples Daily News Half Marathon, and looks forward to tackling her first full marathon within the next two years.
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