Muscles Monday: 6 Warning Signs Your Body Needs a Break
Happy Monday! Only 5 more weeks until the end of Summer!
So, if you haven't had the opportunity yet this year, make sure to take time for rest and relaxation both physically and mentally. For some of us regular exercisers especially, including me, that also means a break from the gym. :) .
Summary: “Spending three or four non-consecutive weeks per year doing less training can be refreshing,” she says. “A break from exercise prevents injury by allowing the working muscles to rebuild and prepare for future training. It also gives you time to relax and refocus, and this can make you appreciate the positive feelings associated with training.”