Make the most of your downtime with these gentle and restorative activities.
9 December 2019| Last updated on 10 December 2019
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Going from a hard and heavy weights session one day, to lying on the sofa the next, can sometimes feel paradoxical
While it’s true that your body needs to rest so your muscles can repair, that doesn’t mean you have to be totally sedentary on your rest days.
Active recovery can be a helpful tool between exercise; it basically involves engaging in low-intensity exercise and movement between training sessions and can actually help to reduce fatigue and uncomfortable post-workout soreness.
Want to give it a go? Here are a few rest-day ideas to get you started…