197 miles after the race Foam Roller Hood to Coast race running

How to Recover from Hood to Coast

Lisa Eirene

About Lisa Eirene Lisa lost 110 pounds through calorie counting and exercise. She swims, bikes, runs, hikes and is enjoying life in Portland, Oregon. Her weight loss story has been featured in First Magazine, Yahoo Health, Woman's Day and Glamour.com.

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7 Comments

  1. Beth @ Beth's Journey to Thin

    I have my first half marathon a week from Sunday so I’ll be interested in seeing the responses! I plan to take about a week off from running, do a lot of stretching/cross training (7am outdoor yoga the next day!) and drinking plenty of fluids. Also advil and i will become good friends for a day or two I am sure 🙂

    1. Lisa Eirene

      GOOD LUCK on your first half!! Sooo exciting! I really suggest swimming. It has helped me sooo much when sore.

  2. Lisa (bakebikeblog)

    What great tips!
    I always make sure to get lots of rest, drink lots of water and replace those calories! Oh and a walk / stretch the day after is always good!

  3. Marilyn @ Lipgloss and Spandex

    I’m recovering from Hood to Coast too, and did most of the things on your list. 🙂

  4. Melissa @ Journey to Marvelous

    Great tips! I did my first half marathon last October and I have my next one coming up in 4 weeks. I’m planning on most of the things on your list…and definitely taking a day or two off of work. It’s important to rest up and just relax!

    1. Lisa Eirene

      Good luck! I’d love to hear about your Half!

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