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:

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.

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 whether there are ways to speed up the process.

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Try a foam roller for a budget-friendly solution to muscle pain and soreness.

Soothe sunburns with tea; make yogurt from coffee; curse to curb pain. The world is full of unexpected hacks, and here are Greatist’s top picks.

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 whether there are ways to speed up the process.

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.

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.

Protein is the building block for muscle, but the body's supply is limited in the morning and after exercise. Incorporate a healthy dose into breakfast and post workout to start the path to muscle recovery.

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