Make the Most Out of Your Rest Days


If you are a regular reader of our blog, you know that proper recovery is a key part of optimal athletic performance. This doesn't just mean sleeping 8 hours every night; it means allocating yourself rest days to ensure your body fully recovers in between workouts. Your rest days don't have to be spent on the couch, though. In fact, it's best if they aren't. Participating in some form of light exercise, or “active recovery”, can help alleviate muscle soreness by stimulating blood flow and improving circulation. If you want to make the most out of your rest days, active recovery [...]