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

Happy Birthday Tyler Andrus

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.

Published by Paul @ IoTA Fitness

I like exersise.

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