No question, long runs can really take it out of you. But if you’re a committed runner, you want to be able to get back out there and hit the roads or trails again hard, as soon as possible.
To me, recovery from a solid workout means three things: The first is equipment that can help reduce the need for a lot of recovery. The second is gear that actually can aid the recovery process. And the third is a set of nutrition tools that can expedite recovery from a hard workout.