Are you recovering??

Uncategorized Sep 03, 2020

Rest and recovery is an essential part of any workout routine. Your after-exercise recovery routine has a big impact on your fitness gains and sports performance and allows you to train much more effectively. Unfortunately, most people don't have an after exercise recovery plan. Here are some tips to get your post-workout plans on track.

The Importance of Recovery

Recovery after exercise is essential to muscle and tissue repair and strength building.1 This is even more critical after a heavyweight training session.

A muscle needs anywhere from 24 to 48 hours to repair and rebuild, and working it again too soon simply leads to tissue breakdown instead of building. If you are doing lower intensity circuit training think about taking a day off every 3 days to allow time for your body to replace all of its energy stores.

The signs of lack of recovery or overtraining can be found in the following ways...

1. Decreased performance.

The telltale sign of overtraining is a lack of...

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