Long Run Recovery Strategy from Dr. Steven Smith


If you know anything about us here at STRIDE, you know that we love the Pasadena Pacers running community. As if their free running meet-ups and inclusive attitude wasn't enough to love, Pacers founder Dr. Steven Smith is also a trusted chiropractor who keeps runners safe and healthy.

Many folks are heading in to the LA Marathon this month. While race strategy may be top-of-mind, having a solid recovery strategy is just as important.

From Dr. Smith, "Long runs cause your muscles to adapt. They do so by remodeling at the cellular level. This means that there is a certain amount of muscle damage, tearing down tissues and replacing them with stronger structure. It is with this in mind that your recovery strategy should be aimed."

Read more about Long Run Recovery Strategy here.