If you’ve ever felt like doing nothing the day after a hard workout, you can now drop the guilt. Turns out that taking time off from exercise — we’re talking a day or two, not weeks — has a ton of body benefits. “Recovery is the secret to increased performance and is a critical component in unraveling the cumulative stress to your muscle tissue and nervous system,” says LaShaun Dale, senior national group fitness manager at Equinox in New York City. “It is during the rest phase or recovery phase that the actual growth, learning and integration occur in the body, not during the workout, as many people think!” We asked Dale to share her five recovery tips so you can conquer that next run or boot camp like a boss.
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