As my college coach used to always say in August… “this is your time to train like a pro”. Obviously we loved when he said that. We all wanted to emulate the actions of our running heroes (and she-roes). We knew what our coach meant was that it was the one month where we didn’t have school, we all took time off work, and our sole responsibility was to train and take care of our bodies. We had ALL DAY to focus on running but then again… we had all day. How were we supposed to fill that time? What did pros actually do? How do you focus on recovery throughout the WHOLE day!?
Well let’s hear it from a seasoned pro – how to focus on recovery,