“How can I recover faster?” All of us want to know how we can recover better and faster from our workouts. It would be a lot easier to run every day or hit our training goals. Recently, a few athlete writers have weighed in and asked their peers how they recover.
A blog by RunningHutch.com "Nutrition for Recovery Made Easy", listed a responses from other runners:
Of course most athletes like those above know that nutrition is a key factor in proper recovery. Recently RunningHutch.com and HappyFitMama.com added daily vitamins, minerals, and aminos as part of their training routine.
Angela from HappyFitMama had this to say:
"After about 2 weeks of taking the regime of products, I remarked to (my husband) that I was feeling really good, especially in the morning. The aches disappeared. You could say that my body just adapted to the training. But I think EnduroPacks helped quite a bit too.
And, Tiffany from RunningHutch had this to say:
"My body responds really quickly to training. This year my workout frequency has decreased, which is sad. Even so, since starting the EnduroPacks system I feel like my body adapts quickly to the workouts I have been doing."
Remember the “Food Pyramid”? It was the triangular guide from the USDA with levels or sections of food groups and suggested amounts of daily servings for each. For 19 years, health practitioners, teachers, parents and others used this as a guide to teach and ensure healthy eating. Even athletes were known to follow these guidelines.
Dehydration Results In Lower Blood Pressure And Slows Bodily Processes. Active individuals should be aware of the acute effects of dehydration on performance. With just a 2% loss of water in the body, heat regulation becomes impacted. With a 3% drop in body weight from water loss, muscle cell contraction is impacted. And at 4% loss, there is 5-10% reduction in overall performance that can last up to 4 hours.