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Rest Day = Results

 
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WHAT IS A REST DAY?
Some of us barely have enough motivation to get to the gym, but others are there 5+ days a week, highly determined to reach their goals.  We’re so proud of all workouts that you complete – but if you’ve been exercising hard all week, your body needs a day off.
Rest from your usual high-intensity workout and make sure to stay hydrated and get enough sleep.  This doesn’t mean that you can’t exercise, just focus on energizing activities such as hiking outdoors, a yoga stretch class, or biking with friends.
 

BENEFITS OF RESTING:

  • Decreased Risk of Injuries
  • Minimize Fatigue
  • Prevent Mental Burnout
  • Build Strength
  • Recharge and get ready for the week ahead

STOP TRACKING YOUR MEALS

What?!  As part of the Holiday Weight Loss Challenge, we encouraged members to track what they are eating 6 days/week.  By concentrating on healthy, filling foods all week, and saving their cravings for the “day off,” it’s much easier to stick with the plan.

Try taking 1 day off this week and let us know what you think!

Kathie Brown

Certified NASM and AFAA Personal Trainer. Over 20 years experience. Specializes in weight loss, athletes and women body building and leaning out. Crossfit athlete, trains and competes in Crossfit competitions. Took the L1 Crossfit course and completed the judges course. Enjoys working with all levels and body types and loves seeing her clients get stronger and feel confident.

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