Recovery

Pros And Cons Of A Protein Shake After Running

Do you drink protein shakes? Protein is known to be an important muscle-building nutrient when used with resistance training, but is it effective to use after a run? Most people know that protein is one of the big three essential nutrients we ...

Best Home Saunas For Runners in 2021

  Here’s a handy recovery tool you may never have considered buying - a home sauna! If you enjoy spending some time in the sauna after a gym workout, why not do the same at home? In fact, regular sauna use has been linked to improved ...

Best Summer Sandals For Runners in 2021

  Protecting your feet is essential for runners. But it’s just as important when you are not running as when you’re on the road or trail. When it’s hot out, chances are you want to wear open shoes. The best summer sandals for runners ...

Should You Really Drink Chocolate Milk After Running?

The idea of drinking chocolate milk as a recovery drink has grown into a widely accepted practice. But is it a good idea or a bad one? When you work out for an hour or longer, you should follow your exercise with a meal, snack, or beverage to ...

Running and Sleep – How Much Do Runners Need?

If you want to perform at your best consistently, there are a few things you need to get right. Nutrition, an effective training program, supplements, and recovery are all important parts. But often, we forget something that’s arguably the most ...

How To Aqua Jog – Tips and Technique for Pool Running

Have you ever suffered from a running injury that has prevented you from getting out on the road or trail for a few weeks? There are few things more frustrating than having to stop doing a sport you love while you wait for injuries to heal. ...

Theragun Vs. Hypervolt – Which Massage Gun Is Right For You?

A massage gun has many benefits, especially to runners. While you obviously don’t use one on the road, it’s a great gadget to aid in muscle recovery. You may not realize how much of a beating your lower body takes on a run, especially if you ...

Benefits Of Napping After A Workout

Although you probably didn’t enjoy naps as a child, most adults love to nap whenever they can! Typically, though, you probably can only sneak a nap in on the weekends. This article, however, will tell you why you might want to consider doing it ...

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