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Which is better for muscle recovery after running: hot or cold/ice bath?

By June 12, 2014 - 11:00am
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I run about 6 miles every other day, outside, and the current temperatures are still around 100 degrees when I go. Is it better to use heat or cold to treat the muscles to improve recovery and reduce soreness the next day?

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