Determining your Race Recovery Time
Race time is just one factor to consider when determining recovery time. The time it takes to fully recover from a race depends on many factors, some of which are outlined later in this article.
When I refer to full recovery, I insinuate that you are recovered from the race completely—so that you can do a race-quality training session or another race with no residual fatigue or affects remaining from your last event.
A quick guide to estimate race recovery time follows:
- Cycling Races: one to three days per hour of racing
- Triathlon Races: three to five days per hour of racing
- Running Races: four to six days per hour of racing More…
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