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3-week post-marathon recovery and training plan

Ready for your next marathon? What about for what happens after the race?

This week-by-week post-marathon plan offers practical tips on how to boost recovery and get back to training – for marathon newbies and seasoned all-round veterans alike.

Are you dedicating the same commitment to post-race recovery as to training and racing?

Just crossed the finish line and already eager to get straight back out there and book the next race?

Before jumping back into the marathon madness, make sure you have a structured approach to post-marathon recovery and return to training.

Even if your marathon time wouldn’t compare favorably to that of elite runners, recovery is one of the secrets to becoming a better runner.

This 3-week post-marathon plan will help you get ready for hard runs – via soft recovery!

Featuring pro insight from:

Nick Anderson, Polar UK Head Running Coach

Tish Jones, Team GB Runner (aiming for the Tokyo Olympics 2020)

Post-marathon recovery week 1

Sleep, eat and repeat. Then get active – but don’t run!

Post-marathon recovery week 2

Start to build gradually back to running – but make it an easy week.

Post-marathon recovery week 3

Add structure to your training – with extra focus on body maintenance!

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