Running Recovery

Running Recovery

Use Running Recovery to optimize every mile by absorbing all of your effort — this is where the magic happens. Running Recovery routines are designed specifically for the needs of runners — you'll feel the difference immediately and see the difference in your training and on race day.

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Running Recovery
  • Sunday Reset

    Use this full body Reset on Sunday nights to set the tone for next week's workouts. Ease lingering tension, restore fluidity and range of motion to key running muscles, and make space for the miles ahead.
    - Focus: recovery
    - Key muscles: hamstrings, hips, glutes
    - When: post-run/workout or recove...

  • 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...

  • Recovery Boost for Runners

    Sometimes, rest is best. Use this full body Reset to address common running imbalances from head to toe and kickstart your recovery.
    - Focus: recovery
    - Key muscles: feet, hamstrings, hips
    - When: post-workout or recovery day
    - Suggested props: bolster or pillow, strap

  • 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...

  • Post-Long Run Reset with Stephanie Howe

    Welcome back from your long run. Now put your feet up with professional ultra runner Stephanie Howe as she leads you through her post-run routine to ease lingering stiffness and tension throughout the entire body, and absorb all of your effort by optimizing the recovery process.
    - Focus: recovery...

  • 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

  • Post-Run Hip Reset

    Your hips don't have to be stiff. Maintain range of motion and ease post-run stiffness, muscular imbalances, and low back pain along the way.
    - Focus: recovery
    - Key muscles: hips, back
    - 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 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 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

  • 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,...

  • Flexible Running Hamstrings

    Can't touch your toes? No big deal. Your hamstrings should be like rubber bands, not guitar strings. This Reset will encourage your hammies to become more elastic and increase the fluidity of your stride.
    - Focus: hamstring flexibility
    - Key muscles: hamstrings, hips
    - When: pre- or post-workout
    ...

  • 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...

  • Booty Lock Mitigation

    Booty lock. It's pretty self-explanatory, right? If you never stretch your hips, you're probably familiar with this super stiff, uncomfortable feeling in your hips and glutes. The remedy? Use this routine to ease stiffness and maintain optimal range of motion.
    - Focus: hip flexibility
    - Key muscl...

  • 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 Maintenance With Stephanie Howe

    Join professional ultra and trail runner Stephanie Howe as she leads you through her hip maintenance routine for optimal range of motion and fluidity to the hips and surrounding muscles. Use it to help you ease stiffness, muscular imbalances, and low back pain.
    - Focus: hip flexibility
    - Key musc...

  • 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...

  • Comprehensive Hip + Hamstring Reset

    Use this comprehensive recovery routine for your hips and hamstrings to re-lengthen stiff hamstrings and restore hip range of motion. Enjoy the added bonus of easing low back pain and discomfort along the way. Includes Legs up the Wall and plenty of time for what's needed most post-workout: rest....

  • 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-...

  • 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

  • Optimal Hip Reset

    Get the most out of your post-workout hip stretches by inverting your legs (putting them upside down) to help recirculate and drain any excess fluid while easing hip stiffness and restoring optimal range of motion.
    - Focus: recovery
    - Key muscles: hips, back
    - When: post-workout or recovery day
    ...

  • Recovery Boost

    Exclusive routine from Work IN: The Athlete's Plan for Real Recovery and Winning Results!
    Relax deeply using static (still) postures, making use of the wall as a prop, to open the body and encourage deep physical and mental relaxation. Use this routine to Work IN.
    Includes a pre/post practice che...

  • 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