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A Simple 2-Week Recovery Plan Following XC

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The first 4-6 weeks of training following the cross-country season is a crucial time for serious high school runners.

The reason is two-fold. 

First, athletes need to fully recover from a long race season. They need time off if they had a minor injury or a “niggle.” Athletes often need to give their bodies time to recover and regenerate.

Coaches have always (rightly) insisted on some amount...

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Warm-up for Doubling

One of the biggest questions coaches and athletes have during the track season is what to do to properly warm-up when the athlete is running two races. Great question! 

After they finish the first race of the day, the athlete should take 10-15 minutes until they feel mostly back to normal. They can choose to jog for 2-3 minutes, though this isn’t necessary. What is necessary is the following mobility work, to ensure their body...

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