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Beyond Workouts: Recovery is Just as Important

When workouts are a consistent part of our lives, recovery can sometimes be overlooked.  Recovery not only allows the body to rest but also to rebuild and get stronger.  Without it, there may be a battle with diminishing returns as well as decreased enjoyment during and from workouts.  The following article from the American Council on Exercise covers the types of recovery, active and passive, along with the hows and whys of each.

What do you do for your recovery?  Post it here!

Foam rolling is one method for muscle recovery.

http://www.acefitness.org/blog/5456/passive-vs-active-recovery-which-is-more-effective/?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Health-eTips-06-16-2015&utm_content=Health+eTips&spMailingID=22847318&spUserID=NjU5NTYyNDc2OTQS1&spJobID=581461397&spReportId=NTgxNDYxMzk3S0

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