Travelling can be just as hard on your body as your training, and for many runners, is part of the journey to the starting line. Whether you are flying short or long distance, or have a long drive planned, prolonged sitting is inevitable and can leave you feeling jetlagged, creaky, rigid, and sluggish. But it doesn’t have to. Use this quick routine to help shake off travel-related body sludge and calm pre-race nerves before you toe the line.
First of all, let's be honest, you're sore. It's Boston and it's almost impossible to walk away from that race without fearing squatting down to go to the bathroom this week. Don't worry, it's normal. Here's some advice on how I try to recover from the marathon.