Marathon Recovery Tips

March 22nd, 2017

Well I did it.  I FINISHED MY VERY FIRST RACE!  I am so happy to have participated in the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon and honestly can’t believe that I completed a half marathon as my first race ever.

No one really gives you advice for POST race recovery.  And as I was sitting there, I realized that I wasn’t necessarily engaging in activity that would help my recovery go smoothly, and neither were some of the other runners around me.  So I decided to focus on what would be best to help me get back on my feet faster. 

So here are the Top 3 Tips for post race recovery:

Dr. James’ Race Week Preparations

March 18th, 2017

It’s the day before the big United Airlines NYC Half Marathon 2017!  I’m so excited and eager to participate in my first ever marathon!  The past 2 months have training have gone better than I expected.  As with any training regimen, there were setbacks that presented themselves, but, overall, I am more than happy with how my training went.

So as this past week unfolded, what did I focus on with my training?

Focusing On Form With Long Runs

February 27th, 2017

Overall, I’m more than pleased with how my training has progressed and I’m chomping at the bit to get at the United Airlines NYC Half Marathon, now only less than 3 weeks away!