There are few things in the running world that let you know you have had a successfully hard day of racing like sore leg muscles.
You put yourself out there, pushed to the limit, and came out the other side with nothing worse than some seriously sore legs. (And you know by now that said soreness has nothing to do with lactic acid, right?)
Of course, now it hurts to go down a flight of stairs, the act of sitting down on the toilet immediately bring tears to your eyes, and you can’t wait until your legs will allow you to walk without a limp again.
While there isn’t anything you can do to instantly make the soreness go away, there are definitely a several tricks you can employ to help expedite your recovery after a race so you can get back to training for whatever is next on your calendar. Read more