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.

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