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Recovery training

Recovery training has no training effect, but speeds up the recovery.


  • You run at a very low intensity. Your heart rate is a maximum of 75% of your anaerobic threshold. For someone with a threshold of 175 does this mean a heart rate below 131.
  • Duration: maximum one hour.


  • So it has no constructive effect. The big advantage is that you can start earlier with the next training, which then gives a training impact.
  • By the quiet recovery training the smallest capillary in the muscles will easier oxygen and carbohydrates take in and remove waste products.
  • If the training has been well carried out you feel better directly after training.
  • See also: Recovery measures.