152: How to Safely Return To Running After A BreakAug 06, 2020
Breaks in training consistency can happen for so many reasons. You can get sick, go on vacation, get busy at work, need extended recovery after a race, or find yourself injured. The key to long term improvement is not that you cannot ever take a break, it’s how to come back successfully. The road back to running will not be identical for everyone, but there are some safer guidelines to follow.
Highlights of the Episode
Running is not a perfectly smooth path
If you have taken a step back from running for whatever reason, you need a plan to comeback
The comeback is physical and mental
If you missed a couple days because you “didn’t have time”
If you missed a week without an injury
Missed a week because of injury
Missed a few weeks with illness
You had a big race and oops a month has gone by and you ran 2-3 times
Stay focused on establishing good routines as you build back up
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