There are 2 forms of Recovery; Passive recovery, where you do nothing physically, and Active Recovery where you do some sort of movement less intense than your regular workout. No matter the type, both types must be part of your workout routine for the best of results.

What then are the 5 best activities to do as you recover?

  1. TAI CHI

A low impact form of martial arts that is great for building strength, balance and total body awareness. It is characterized by slow, flowing movements that provide pain relieving benefits.

  1. YOGA

Increases your flexibility, breathing techniques, blood flow and body control that help repair broken-down muscle tissues.

  1. STEADY STATE WALKING

This helps to relive your muscles of soreness while strengthening them.

  1. GET A MASSAGE

This improves circulation while allowing your body to fully relax.

  1. GET A BIT MORE SLEEP

While you sleep, your body produces the Growth Hormone which is largely responsible for tissue growth and repair.



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