Obviously, it is important to run as marathon training, but recovery is equally important. You should not run every day. Your body needs to rest between runs so it can recover from one run to the next, getting stronger between each run. Nutrition and eating the right foods at the right time also play a vital role in recovery. Take recovery days equally as serious as your running days.

Recovery Plan

Here's how to recuperate from your first marathon, and bounce back strong.


Beat those post-marathon blues

Finishing your marathon can lead to big let-down.  Here are some strategies that will help.