The key to lose weight by running is mixing up your runs, and eat strategically before and after a run, post workout Read our guide for beginners here! Learn how to mix up your runs with hill workouts, interval training, long runs and rest days, as well as what to eat before and after your run. #running #runningtips

Running for Weight Loss: an Efficient Way to Burn Calories

The key to lose weight by running is mixing up your runs, and eat strategically before and after a run, post workout Read our guide for beginners here! Learn how to mix up your runs with hill workouts, interval training, long runs and rest days, as well as what to eat before and after your run. #running #runningtips

Stretch, Recover, Relax: This Is How to Handle a Rest Day

Stretch, Recover, Relax: This Is How to Handle a Rest Day

Best Workouts Tips : Picture Description Stretching is the best way to care for tired muscles. This sequence of 17 stretches with lengthen your entire body and leave you feeling energized.

It is OKAY to Skip Your Workout!

It is OKAY to Skip Your Workout!

piecesinprogress: Rest days It can be hard to take a day completely off but honestly, your body needs it. These are the things I do to use my rest day to be productive, help my body recover and move into my next week with clear motivation!

Soothe, Stretch, Rest: 5 Recovery Workout Ideas... There is really no such thing as "rest day" or "cheat day" in my book. You can always be doing something.

Soothe, Stretch, Rest: 5 Recovery Workout Ideas

Build bigger biceps with this one trick We have finally completed week 4, which means we are halfway through our 8 week program!  Day 27 and 28 were active rest days, so you should be all rested and geared up to hit it hard! Today we start week 5 and we are starting it off with Triceps and Abs.  Today we have...Read More »

Build Bigger Biceps

We have finally completed week which means we are halfway through our 8 week program! Day 27 and 28 were active rest days, so you should be all rested and geared up to hit it hard! Today we start week 5 and we are starting it off with Triceps and Abs.

The key to lose weight by running is mixing up your runs, and eat strategically before and after a run, post workout Read our guide for beginners here! Learn how to mix up your runs with hill workouts, interval training, long runs and rest days, as well as what to eat before and after your run. #running #runningtips

Running for Weight Loss: an Efficient Way to Burn Calories

The key to lose weight by running is mixing up your runs, and eat strategically before and after a run, post workout Read our guide for beginners here! Learn how to mix up your runs with hill workouts, interval training, long runs and rest days, as well as what to eat before and after your run. #running #runningtips

Home Workout - Sunday

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Here’s my promised (and requested) Spring Break Ready workout plan! It’s designed to focus mostly on the body parts women often dread showing off: their legs, abs, and waistline.

This off-day recovery workout will help keep you active on your rest days. Use this workout to work up a little bit of a sweat, but don't push yourself too hard. Save this pin for your next rest day and click through for a FREE workout planner.

Off day recovery workout

This off-day recovery workout will help keep you active on your rest days. Use this workout to work up a little bit of a sweat, but don't push yourself too hard. Save this pin for your next rest day and click through for a FREE workout planner.

Best news ever! If you want to get stronger, you have to rest. Your muscles need time to repair themselves — this is when the strengthening actually happens. Here's our simple prescription for making the most of your rest day.

No-Excuses Workout Challenge: It's a Rest Day

Best news ever! If you want to get stronger, you have to rest. Your muscles need time to repair themselves — this is when the strengthening actually happens. Here's our simple prescription for making the most of your rest day

Diary of a Fit Mommy: Diary of a Fit Mommy's 14 Day Bubble Butt Challenge

Next challenge! 14 days sounds easier to complete vs 30 days. Diary of a Fit Mommy: Diary of a Fit Mommy's 14 Day Bubble Butt Challenge

Although we need rest, it's still important to remain active on those days. The body, like the mind, needs stimulation every day, even after a grueling marathon most people still take a walk, as early as the day after to avoid stiffening up. Just remember on rest and recovery days it is important to avoid doing the worst thing you can do for your body...nothing.

Active rest workouts are considered maintenance workouts, and are used to help people recover from intense training without taking time off from working out. In his article, highlight how "active rest" helps you recover from regular workouts.

Plank Challenge (Download PDF)

30 Day Plank Challenge Chart (Download PDF)

Turn your rest days into active recovery and maximize your body's repair with this 19-minute yoga essential flow. Take deep breaths to increase blood flow, and lengthen your muscles and tendons to increase your body's mobility and flexibility. https://www.spotebi.com/yoga-sequences/active-recovery-flow/

Active Recovery

Turn your rest days into active recovery and maximize your body's repair with this yoga essential flow. Take deep breaths to increase blood flow, and lengthen your muscles and tendons to increase your body's mobility and flexibility.

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