3-19-14 The benefits of Rest and Recovery After Excercise

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STRENGTH (2x) 1 min Hollow Rock 30 sec rest 90 sec Plank then 2 min to complete 150m Farmer Carry (70#/53#) – scale the load so that you complete the distance in the or quicker than the given time. (a reminder to not drop the Kettlebells on this one.)

SCAP Work 3 Reach Twist and Lifts 15 Scare Crow (5#/2.5#) 10 Scap Push-up 5 I,Y,T

CONDITIONING – 18 min Time Cap 500 m Row 40 Sit-up 30 Pull-up 20 KB Swing 10 Clean and Jerk 155# 20 KB Swing 30 Pull-up 40 Sit-up 100 Double Unders or 200 Singles

Article of the Day: The Benefits of Rest and Recovery after Exercise by: Elizabeth Quinn

Most athletes know that getting enough rest after exercise is essential to high-level performance, but many still over train and feel guilty when they take a day off. The body repairs and strengthens itself in the time between workouts, and continuous training can actually weaken the strongest athletes.

Rest days are critical to sports performance for a variety of reasons. Some are physiological and some are psychological. Rest is physically necessary so that the muscles can repair, rebuild and strengthen. For recreational athletes, building in rest days can help maintain a better balance between home, work and fitness goals. Continue reading the article HERE.

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