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What’s The Quickest Way To Recover From An Ironman?

  • By Samantha McGlone
  • Published Jun 16, 2012
  • Updated Jun 18, 2012 at 4:37 PM UTC
Photo: Nils Nilsen


3. A cool-down is probably the last thing you feel like doing, but a light walk or easy spin can help promote venous return of blood to the heart and reduce muscle stiffness—especially if you’re getting on a plane later that day. Personally I love to jump in the water and float around for 10 minutes after a hot race.

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