Quick Recovery for Marathoners

Quick Recovery for Marathoners

Marathoners “don’t have time” for focused recovery — until illness, injury, and burnout forces rest days.

Use these quick, strategic videos to activate and optimize recovery every day so that you can keep running forward.

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Quick Recovery for Marathoners
  • Post-Stroller Run Reset

    Post-stroller run, your body needs to Reset more than ever. Use this quick routine to ease stiffness and tension in all the key areas before pulling your running buddy out of their ride.
    - Focus: recovery
    - Key muscles: hamstrings, hips, glutes, quads, back, shoulders
    - When: post-stroller run or...

  • Quick Post-LR Reset

    Don't forget to Reset en route to your ice bath or shower. Use this quick routine to ease post-run stiffness in all the key areas in less than 5 minutes.
    - Focus: recovery
    - Key muscles: hamstrings, hips, glutes, back, shoulders
    - When: post-run/workout
    - Suggested prop: wall

  • Quick Hip Reset

    Good news for your hip woes: A little bit of functional stretching goes a long way! Use this quick restorative sequence to maintain optimal range of motion, and ease stiffness, muscular imbalances, and low back pain along the way.
    - Focus: hip flexibility
    - Key muscles: hips, glutes
    - When: post-...

  • Quick Post-Run Reset

    Use this quick post-run cool down to ease stiffness and tension in your hamstrings, hips, and back by moving your body outside your usual, forward-oriented range of motion before you head back inside.
    - Focus: recovery
    - Key muscles: hamstrings, hips, back
    - When: post-run

  • How To Kickstart Recovery

    Get the most out of your training by intentionally transitioning from work to rest. Use this post-workout Reset to re-establish space in your body and restore fluidity, helping to kickstart recovery so that your hard work can be optimized.
    - Focus: recovery
    - Key muscles: hamstrings, hips, chest,...

  • Hammy Time

    It's hammy time! For those times when you're out of gas and don't have much energy or time to stretch, use the wall to align and support your body while quickly re-lengthening stiff muscles. Includes a comprehensive hamstring Reset plus a hip opener. Shout out to Oiselle CEO Sally Bergesen for na...

  • Hip Mobility Maintenance

    When it comes to stretching your hips, not everything has to be a "stretch." Simple mobility work can be just as effective for easing stiff muscles and maintaining optimal hip range of motion. Use this routine to keep your hips fluid and mobile.
    - Focus: hip flexibility
    - Key muscles: hips, glute...

  • Hip Reset with Alysia Montaño

    Stiff hips, be gone! Join Olympian Alysia Montaño at one of her local training spots for a quick recovery routine to help you maintain optimal hip range of motion and ease stiffness, muscular imbalances, and low back pain along the way.
    - Focus: hip flexibility
    - Key muscles: hips, glutes, low ba...

  • Quick Post-Run Reset

    Think you don't have time to stretch? Think again. This quick post-run Reset addresses common running imbalances from head to toe, helping to kickstart your recovery and prevent injuries in less than 10 minutes.
    - Focus: recovery
    - Key muscles: calves, hamstrings, hips, shoulders
    - When: post-wor...

  • 5-Minute Neck Reset

    Neck tension is wasted energy. Use this quick Reset to ease strain and stiffness post-workout or wake up.
    - Focus: injury prevention, recovery
    - Key muscles: neck
    - When: post-workout or recovery day

  • 5-Minute Quad Reset

    Six words: Intense quad stretch at the wall. Give those big strong muscles some love.
    - Focus: injury prevention, recovery
    - Key muscles: quads, hip flexors
    - When: post-workout or recovery day
    - Suggested prop: folded blanket

  • 5-Minute Hip Reset

    This quick Reset will move your hips through a dynamic range of motion and a restorative stretch to help loosen things up, promote post-workout recovery, and maintain optimal range of motion.
    - Focus: injury prevention, recovery
    - Key muscles: hips
    - When: post-workout or recovery day

  • 5-Minute Shoulder Reset

    Shoulder stiffness and tension — sound familiar? This quick Reset will bring relief to this area by opening and increasing circulation to the muscles of your shoulders, upper back, and chest.
    - Focus: injury prevention, recovery
    - Key muscles: back, chest, shoulders
    - When: post-workout or recove...

  • 5-Minute Hip Flexor Reset

    Hip flexors get super tight due to all our forward movement. Use this routine to re-lengthen and bring ease to this key muscle group.
    - Focus: injury prevention, recovery
    - Key muscles: hips, hip flexors
    - When: post-workout or recovery day

  • 5-Minute Foot Reset

    Reboot your foundation. This quick Reset will ease tired feet and prevent lower leg and foot strain and injuries.
    - Focus: injury prevention, recovery
    - Key muscles: feet, calves, shins
    - When: post-workout or recovery day

  • 5-Minute Hamstring Reset

    The combo of workouts and prolonged sitting leaves the hamstrings tight, dry, and stuck together — and not very happy. This quick Reset will increase circulation to this muscle group and help you to improve and maintain optimal flexibility.
    - Focus: injury prevention, recovery
    - Key muscles: hams...

  • 5-Minute Calf Reset

    Pump your calves! This quick Reset will improve circulation, pliability, and tone in your calves, helping to prevent lower leg and foot injuries.
    - Focus: injury prevention, recovery
    - Key muscles: foot, achilles, calf, shin
    - When: post-workout, recovery day, cross-training

  • 5-Minute Back Reset

    Post-workout or prolonged sitting, your spine craves a return to neutral. This quick Reset will move your spine through its complete range of motion to improve circulation, ease stiffness, and re-establish optimal alignment and posture.
    - Focus: injury prevention, recovery
    - Key muscles: back
    - W...

  • 5-Minute Chest Reset

    Stiff pecs flop your posture forward and make you susceptible to shoulder injuries. This quick Reset will re-establish the space across your chest to improve your posture, optimize your breathing, and boost your energy.
    - Focus: injury prevention, recovery
    - Key muscles: chest, shoulders
    - When: ...