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152: How to Safely Return To Running After A Break

plans and goals Aug 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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