Live Like A Clock: How Routine Aids Performance

Improved Recovery

Furthermore, maintaining a consistent routine helps you recover properly between hard sessions. When you fluctuate the time of day you run, you’ll often be completing runs and workouts on less than 12 hours total recovery between sessions. Our body doesn’t reset overnight, so when you run later in the evening on Sunday night and then run early Monday morning, your body is operating on limited recovery time. While having an occasional (or even a planned) short workout turnaround isn’t an immediate cause for concern, frequent swings in training time can lead to inconsistent workouts or increased chance of injury due to running on tired legs.

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