What Training for a Long Race Really Does to Your Legs

Shape—October 24, 2016

Shape.com's Karla Bruning reports on how training for a marathon can affect your legs. She speaks with Julie Khan, PT at Hospital for Special Surgery, to discuss how much stress can be put on your body when training for long races.

"Proper rest, cross training, and nutrition are key to allowing your muscles to rebuild before the next long run," said Khan.

"Sleep is underestimated as a tool for recovery," she added. "This is when your body can shut down and truly rebuild."

Khan also discusses popping of the knees, vascular health, and more.

To read the full article, please visit Shape.com.
 

 

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