Monthly Archives: April 2011

Post Race Recovery – How much time off should I have?

There are probably a number of opinions on this subject as I am sure different coaches have different thoughts and ways of structuring their athletes training and racing schedules. The following thoughts are my personal thoughts and the way that I approach rest and recovery after races.

John’s basic calculation for working out how much time off to have after a race:

Ironman South Africa 2011…… Loved it!

I wanted to write this because I have had the most fantastic week here in South Africa. At this precise moment I am sitting at my computer with my Mrs (@Marsha_RGA) taking a well deserved ‘power nap’ after completing yesterday’s Ironman South Africa.