Do less, achieve more: The importance of recovery time.
25 March 2019 Author: Peter Rana
Coming off a 7th place finish at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Desiree Linden felt her 2017 entrance for the Boston Marathon was going to be the year she triumphed, despite the fact that no American woman had taken first place since Lisa Weidenbach’s 1985 win.
As it turned out, she finished fourth. Her disappointment was tainted with fatigue, so much so that she was later quoted in Runner’s World, “I hated everything about running”; her body desperately needed a break.