Recovery Runs - why you need them, what's involved & when's best to do them

Recovery runs are one of the key principles of any good training program. It might seem like improving should be all about going out and putting in the long miles, or the hard interval workouts. Whilst these are of course important, it is just as important to give your body time to rebound from those hard efforts. In this article, we’ll discuss recovery runs, why they are important, how to do them, and tips on making them effective. They should be a key part of your running routine.