Whether you are a newbie to the fitness scene or a seasoned athlete, most likely you have experienced muscle soreness and/or stiffness after a tough workout. Delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) begins to growl at us 6-8 hours post-workout and may really be barking 24-48 hours after. Soon the soreness begins to dissipate so there is no need to worry. In fact, properly managed workout recovery time can actually propel you forward in reaching your fitness goals and maximizing performance.
So, how can workout recovery be beneficial? When we face adversity in our personal lives, we can choose to adapt and come back as a stronger version of ourselves. Similarly, muscles that are pushed to new limits will naturally adapt during recovery so they can come back stronger.Read More