recovery

 

Why is Recovery Important after a Workout? One of the most satisfying parts of any workout might be the sweat. As any Seinfeld fan will tell you, “good beads, nice beads,” are an essential part of the routine. What you may not realize, however, is that it’s the recovery that comes after those good beads that matter the most.

When it comes to your body, the transformation doesn’t happen without the sweat. You have to push yourself every time you work out to build muscle, lose fat, and sculpt a physique that makes you proud to hit the beach. But what most people don’t understand is that you don’t build muscle during workouts—you build it between them. That’s why many trainers call recovery after a workout the most overlooked aspect of training.

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Do you have Fitness Off Days? It happens to the best of us. A few great weeks of following your fitness and nutrition plan and then—BANG—life happens. A late night out with friends, a last-minute business trip, a sick child at home, or something as simple as a bad mood can derail you. Maybe you missed your fitness session or you simply don’t have the energy (or desire) to prepare a healthy meal. Regardless, you’re having an “off” day.

Sometimes an off day is just that: one day off track. You wake up the next morning back to being motivated and focused on your goals. Other times, it may take several days to regain your fitness mojo. Off days can be vicious—but they can also be stopped.

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maintain weight loss

 

Have you Considered Working out as a Couple? Hitting the gym with a workout buddy is not only a great company but can be incredibly motivating, too. Countless studies show that working out with a partner will maximize your results.

According to a study in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine, working out with your partner can double your performance and give you your dream body twice as fast. Isn’t that great! Working out as a couple is a significant team-building activity, and you’ll want your partner to be on your team forever.

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exercise tips healthy heart

 

How to Improve your Heart Health with Exercise. How Much Should You Exercise? How Often? Remember your heart is a muscle, and it needs exercise. It will get stronger and healthier if you lead an active life. It’s never too late to start exercising. You can start by taking a brisk walk for 30 minutes a day. Once you get going, you’ll find it pays off. People who don’t exercise are almost twice as likely to get heart disease as people who are active.

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