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How to Recover From Running a Marathon (or a Race That Felt Like One)

The Strategist discusses how to recover from a marathon and includes guidance from experts including Brett G. Toresdahl, MD, sports medicine physician at HSS.

Dr. Toresdahl advised to keep moving after the race. “​​Standing or sitting immediately after a race can make a runner feel lightheaded or even pass out because blood will pool in the legs,” he noted.

He added, “Walking keeps the muscles in use and blood circulating.”

Read the full article at NYmag.com.