Why is Active Recovery Important for Runners?
Running is a high-impact sport and imparts stress to your body. Therefore, adequate rest and recovery are essential to ensure good physical health and improved performance. And complete rest is not the only strategy for recovery for runners. One way to help your body recover from running is to include active recovery in your workout routine. Active recovery is a form of low-intensity workout, which targets the same muscles used during running, and is performed after a strenuous workout. What are the benefits of active recovery and what kind of active recovery workouts should runners perform? Watch this video to find out.