Rest and Recovery

May 3, 2014

The Importance of Rest and Recovery

Most people understand the importance of rest so that their bodies and recover from their workouts. However, many still over-train and don’t get the adequate rest their bodies need. The body repairs and muscles strengthen with rest. Continuous training without adequate rest can actually weaken your body.

Rest days are critical for many reasons, the most important are; so that muscles can repair, rebuild and strengthen, and to replenish energy stores. To help your body with recovery the key elements are; sleep, hydration, nutrition and stretching. After everything you put your body through during your workouts, make sure you give it the TLC it deserves!

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