7 Tips For Marathon Recovery

The searches that lead people to my blog usually entertain me.   Sometimes they actually make me think of blog post ideas.  Today someone searched "Marathon running and barley beer drinking recovery" and found MY blog.  Well all right.  That gives me fuel for my topic du jour. 7 Tips on Recovering From A Marathon* …

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I ran!

I know it's only been 8 days, but today was one of those days.  So even though I was going to wait 10 days post-marathon to run, I ran after work.  3 miles.  10 minute pace. And I would love to say it felt incredible.  But, truthfully, my body felt creaky and slow and out-of-shape …

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Marathon Recovery Tips!

Even though my training plans for my 8 marathons have all differed, the one thing that I've learned, and done consistently for my last several marathons, is how to recover.  And, in my opinion, I recover from marathons well! Cindi's Marathon Recovery Plan: NO running for 7 - 10 days.  Zero.  Not even a little …

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Science confirms what I’ve known for years: Beer = Better Marathon Recovery!

Ok, by now you've all probably seen the study that was released yesterday linking beer drinking to improved marathon recovery.  If you've been under a rock and haven't heard about it, check out one article from the NY Times blog here. The catch?  It was non-alcoholic beer that they studied.   Apparently they wanted to …

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