RECOVERY IS OFTEN AN AFTER-THOUGHT FOR MOST PEOPLE. PROPER RECOVERY WILL HELP MUSCLES RECOVER FASTER, INCREASE METABOLISM, AND AID IN OVERALL PERFORMANCE.
FOAM ROLLER THERAPY
Foam rollers have become very popular of the last few years as a recovery tool. Using a foam roller for a few minutes before, after, or in between workouts helps loosen up and work out adhesions and trigger points.
REST IS VERY IMPORTANT
Sleep is a very overlooked factor when it comes to losing weight and being healthy. Most people don’t get nearly
enough sleep. Chronic lack of sleep can cause a variety of health problems. This is also when your body repairs and
recovers from your workouts.
In order to burn calories, boost your metabolism, and build lean muscle, you need a lot less exercise than
most people realize. The crucial aspect of training is quality work, not quantity.
If you become chronically over trained you’ll start going backwards, feeling lethargic, not wanting to workout, getting
weaker instead of stronger, and losing hard earned muscle.
Be sure to get at least 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep each night.
Continued in tomorrows post…