Preparation and Recovery Tips


  • lots of stretching prior to the event on the day of as well as all training beforehand
  • Stretching, muscle massage/ foam rolling any isolated areas that are reoccurring or commonly irritated and/or of concern


  • Epsom salts after hard training or high performance workouts
  • Icing affected areas(10-15 minute intervals), foam rolling, heat pad on areas (10-15 minute intervals)
  • Ice bath after intense and extended durations of performance (e.g. 1+ hours of running or walking)

Resources for professional advice

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