Self care and recovery

Active Recovery: Refresh, Restore, Re-energize

Did you know that no matter how hard your workout might be, the real changes happen when you’re not exercising?

The reason is physiological: when you exercise, your muscles actually experience microtrauma – tiny tears in the muscle fibers. Afterwards, “satellite cells” begin to fuse to the damaged tissues to repair the fibers, making them stronger than before. But this process only happens when at rest – therefore making recovery just as important as the workouts you do.

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