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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


4. After a hard race—aren’t they all?—nothing helps my legs feel better quickly than an ice bath. Reducing inflammation early (just 5–10 minutes in ice is all you need) can help speed musculoskeletal recovery and reduce the micro-trauma sustained during extended efforts.

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