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Recovery Drink After Running : Cherry Juice

Participating in long-distance endurance events, such as 26 miles marathon, causes a degree of muscle damage and inflammation for the runners. It takes several days to recover, the more experienced a runner the faster the speed of recovery.

Cherries help speedy recovery of marathon runners.

I have just read a scientific report that claims that athletes who drink the juice of Montmorency cherries recover faster after Marathon running.

Medicinal benefits of cherries

According to the scientist: –

The phytochemicals, in particular, anthocyanins found in Montmorency cherries have anti-inflammatory and antioxidating properties, which the research has shown to be effective in helping exercisers to recover from strenuous physical activity.

So, next time you finish that long run, instead of drinking plain water mix it up with Cherry juice.

Tips For a Speedy Muscle Recovery : Running Recovery

The more you train the stronger you get, but when training gets too much it leads to fatigue. When fatigue builds up you experience reduced performance and risk sudden training injury. It is important to take breaks from your regular training to allow muscle recovery.

Tips for speedy muscle recovery

  1. Take a complete rest from training – missing one or two days cant hurt?
  2. Massage
  3. Hot baths with bath salts,
  4. Stretching properly
  5. Stay hydrated day in day out

All the above will all add to the big picture of good recovery and reducing injury.

The tips can also be followed by runners who want a speedy recovery from a half marathon or a full marathon.