Recovery strategies

physiotherapy hydration in sportRecovery strategy is vital for athletes to be able to train effectively and prevent injury. Regeneration is key to :

  • Increase your energy;
  • Boost your immune system;
  • Improve performance;
  • Improve hormone profile;
  • Decrease inflammation;
  • Reduce overuse injury.

Strategies include:

  • Ice baths for > 10 mins;
  • Compression leggings;
  • Adequate sleep especially the first few hours of sleep;
  • Nutrition especially first 30 minute post race recovery, consume shake , energy bar, fruit and sports drink;
  • Rehydrate with water;
  • Self massage with foam roller;
  • Stretches.
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