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Athlete's Guide to Recovery Rest, Relax, and Restore for Peak Performance

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ISBN-10: 1934030678

ISBN-13: 9781934030677

Edition: 2011

Authors: Sage Rountree

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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 4/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Sage Rountreeis an internationally recognized authority on yoga for athletes and an expert endurance sports coach. An Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance, Sage teaches workshops on yoga for athletes across the United States and is on the faculty at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. She holds coaching certifications from USA Triathlon, USA Cycling, and the Road Runners Club of America, and she writes forRunner's World,Yoga Journal,USA Triathlon Life, andEndurancemagazines. She writes columns on recovery for Competitor TV, LAVAmagazine.com, and is a featured speaker on recovery for USA Triathlon. Sage is co-owner of the Carrboro Yoga Company.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Defining and Measuring Recovery
Why Recovery Matters
Avoiding Overtraining
Qualitative Measurements of Recovery
Quantitative Measurements of Recovery
Recovery from Injury and Illness
Recovery Techniques
Active Recovery
Stress Reduction
Sleep
Nutrition and Hydration
Supplements
Cold and Heat
Home Remedies
Technological Aids
Massage
Self-Massage
Restorative Yoga
Meditation and Breathing
Recovery Protocols
Putting It Together
Recover from Short-Distance Training and Racing
Recover from Long-Distance Training and Racing
Returning to Training
Days to Recovery
References and Further Reading
Index
About the Author