Embracing an active lifestyle and exercising regularly every week has shown to improve your quality of life especially as we age. But did you know there is more work that can be done to keep your body healthy in addition to regular exercise?
Making sure we embrace recovery techniques post workout can also be just as effective with keeping you healthy as well, in a sense taking care of our bodies after a workout can be just as important as the workout itself!
1). What we mean when we say “recovery” and how does it affect the overall effectiveness of our workouts in the long term.
2). Some explanations on the different types of recovery techniques for different exercises.
3). How nutrition plays a big role in helping your body recover from regular exercise.
4). Other types of recovery like cold water therapy etc. that can contribute to replenishing our bodies after hard exercise.
5). Why recovery is often over looked for most active people and ways we should remember to include it in our regular exercise schedules to reap the benefits.
Originally published November 08, 2022