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

7. Do not “train” the day after a race. It can be tempting to head out for a ride or run the next morning as the excitement has not yet worn off, but jumping back in is a recipe for injury and/or illness. I often take the second day after racing completely off, but if you insist, stick to a light swim or non-impact spin of 30 minutes or less.

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