8-26-10 Rest and Recovery

6 PM CLASS IS CANCELED TONIGHT!! LAST WOD STARTS at 5pm

400m Run
21-15-9
Burpees & Sumo Deadlift High Pull
400m Run

ARTICLE OF THE DAY: Rest and Recovery….what’s the big deal?

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 body and especially the muscles can repair, rebuild and strengthen. For recreational athletes, building in rest days can also help maintain a better balance between home, work and your fitness goals. Read on here…

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Author: Paul @ CrossFit IoTA

For me, fitness is a source of joy, and it takes many forms. I pursue CrossFit, Running and Cycling, all toward the end of becoming a better athlete and a more well-rounded human being. The bottom line, Speed, Strength, Power, Cooridination, and Progress, this is what I am after. As a CrossFit Endurance certified trainer, I hope to inspire you to change your life for the better by taking control of your well being and increasing your level of fitness.