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5 Techniques For Recovery From Triathlons

  • By Nathan Koch, PT, ATC
  • Published Jun 4, 2013
  • Updated Oct 12, 2013 at 8:46 PM UTC
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Rest

There is no substitute for recovery days and good sleep.

Time it right: Resting when your body needs it and creating low-stress environments will always be an ongoing top priority. Using a coach and understanding key metrics of body response to training (such as heart rate recovery) need to be coupled with recovery methods based on science, with careful attention to timing.

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