Recovery Workouts - Why Take It Easy? | Triathlon Training Explained

Published on February 12th 2019


Sometimes you need to take it easy! This might sound strange when you are training for your next triathlon but the recovery workout should not be underestimated. Subscribe to GTN: Check out the GTN Shop: In association with TrainingPeaks. The importance of recovery can not be emphasised enough. In order to improve, you need to stress your body with training and then let it recover as this is when it adapts and gets stronger (known as super-compensation). We have covered various approaches, the importance of rest and good nutrition in aiding your recovery but sometimes, light training is the answer. Some of your swim, bike & run training sessions should come under the 'active recovery' umbrella. Watch the video as Heather explains what it's all about! If you enjoyed this video, make sure to give it a thumbs up and share it with your friends. 👍 Submit your content here: If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link - Watch more on GTN... 📹 Triathlon Training Explained Playlist - 📹 Top 6 Ways To Recover From Your Next Triathlon - Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound: 9th Power - Henyao Avinam - Valante Enzo - Jones Meadow Snohog - Vaxla Willow Trees - Guustavv Photos: © Triathlon / Getty Images