Exercise Recovery

Exercise is an important component of any healthy lifestyle, but what happens between trips to the gym or track is just as important as the workouts themselves. Recovery from exercise is vital for the body's ability to repair, rebuild, and recharge itself (to make a stronger, fitter you!). While exercise recovery takes time, the ideal periods differ from person to person and can change depending on age, gender, and fitness level. To learn more about exercise recovery along with tips for better, quicker recovery, check out the articles below:

Marathon Recovery

It seems like running a marathon is on everyone's bucket list. But a marathon isn't over when the running is. One experienced marathoner weighs in on how long it takes the body to recover and how you can speed up the process.

Two a days. They sound hellish, but some people choose to get their sweat on multiple times a day. Find out why sometimes it's okay to visit the gym more than once in a day.

Feel slow, weak, or fatigued despite a busy workout schedule? Overtraining could be to blame.

Don’t kick those feet up just yet. After a tough workout, it’s time to recover right with the help of some expert-approved recovery tools. Your body will thank you!
It sounds strange to fuel up for beauty rest, but eating a protein-rich snack before bed can help speed recovery. The extra boost can help muscles repair and get stronger overnight.

Designed to improve posture, performance, and recovery, a new line of gear is hitting gyms, offices, and arenas near you. Read on to see if “intelligently designed” IntelliSkin shirts live up to the hype.

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Just how will last night's cocktails effect today's athletic performance? Research suggests that while heavy alcohol consumption decreases muscle recovery, light to moderate drinking has relatively little effect.

Two a days. They sound hellish, but some people choose to get their sweat on multiple times a day. Find out why sometimes it's okay to visit the gym more than once in a day.

After a tough workout, those muscles may be calling out for some R&R. But how much is enough? Find out which factors matter in deciding optimum recovery time.

Marathon Recovery

It seems like running a marathon is on everyone's bucket list. But a marathon isn't over when the running is. One experienced marathoner weighs in on how long it takes the body to recover and how you can speed up the process.

Goodnight moon; good morning muscle. New research suggests consuming some protein before bed could help muscles recover quicker after exercise.

For sore muscles, should we head to the freezer or the furnace? Find out what’s best to help soothe those aches and pains after exercise.

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