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How to Recover Faster After Your Thanksgiving Run

  • 5 min read
  • November 2020
  • By TB12 Team
How to execute post-run recovery.

There’s no better way to enjoy a crisp, cool Thanksgiving morning than a 5k run with friends or family! This year more than ever, Turkey Trot runs are a great way to get moving and spend some safe quality holiday time with the people closest to you.

If you’re planning on getting out and running over Thanksgiving, it’s important to give your body everything it needs – both before and after your run – to perform its best and fully recover. Even a seemingly simple 2-3 mile run takes it’s toll, so we’ve put together some of our favorite tips to help you feel your best after you crush a few miles this Thanksgiving!

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Although other electrolytes like potassium, calcium, magnesium, and chloride are not lost in sweat during exercise, they are essential to your body’s daily functioning.

Pre-workout self pliability

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Ease out of Your Training with a Solid Cool-Down


After Your Cool-Down, Replenish Lost Water and Electrolytes


Get a Good Night’s Sleep Every Night — Especially the Night After Your Run


In the Weeks Leading up to Training, Keep Your Immune System Strong


Supplement Your Protein for a Speedier Recovery


Roll out Your Muscles After Your Workout to Reduce Soreness and Preserve Performance


Take One or Two Complete Rest Days Every 7 to 10 Days


In General, Listen to Your Body to Avoid Overdoing It



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