What You Should Eat on Rest Day

Did you know rest days are just as important as high-intensity exercise days?

Since rest day is when your body makes the changes you've worked so hard for, taking time to recover is crucial to your overall success, whether you're a runner pounding the pavement each week or a gym-rat trying to see gains.

To get the most out of your rest day, you need to fuel your body for better recovery and maximum muscle growth.

These simple meals and snacks deliver the right nutrients for resting those muscles when you need it most.

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Joan Khalaf

Joan Khalaf writes nutrition articles for ACTIVE.com. As a health and wellness blogger based in Dallas, Texas, she has been inspired by her own journey of full mental and physical recovery. Joan is a devout yogi, dog lover and self-love advocate. You can read about her health journey here.

Joan Khalaf writes nutrition articles for ACTIVE.com. As a health and wellness blogger based in Dallas, Texas, she has been inspired by her own journey of full mental and physical recovery. Joan is a devout yogi, dog lover and self-love advocate. You can read about her health journey here.

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