Your Guide to Post-Workout Recovery

Recovery is one of the most overlooked—and critical—aspects of training. It helps your body stabilize and rebuild from the stressful workouts you put it through. But that's not all: Proper recovery will also make you stronger and faster.

"If the rate of recovery is appropriate, higher training volumes and intensities are possible without the detrimental effects of over-training," says Lance C. Dalleck with the American Council on Exercise.

Learn how to put your body in recovery model so you can be a faster, stronger and injury-free athlete.

Discuss This Article

Get ACTIVE on the Go

Couch to 5K®
Couch to 5K®

Couch to 5K®

The best way to get new runners off the couch and across the finish line of their first 5K.

Available for iOS | Android

Connect With Us