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. What You Should Eat on Rest Day http://www.active.com/food-and-nutrition/articles/what-you-should-eat-on-rest-day?cmp=17N-PB33-S14-T1-D1--1072

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. What You Should Eat on Rest Day http://www.active.com/food-and-nutrition/articles/what-you-should-eat-on-rest-day?cmp=17N-PB33-S14-T1-D1--1072

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Turn your rest days into active recovery and maximize your body's repair with this 19-minute yoga essential flow. Take deep breaths to increase blood flow, and lengthen your muscles and tendons to increase your body's mobility and flexibility. http://www.spotebi.com/yoga-sequences/active-recovery-flow/

Turn your rest days into active recovery and maximize your body's repair with this 19-minute yoga essential flow. Take deep breaths to increase blood flow, and lengthen your muscles and tendons to increase your body's mobility and flexibility. http://www.spotebi.com/yoga-sequences/active-recovery-flow/

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Fitness Matters #164: You know you're hooked when taking a rest day takes more discipline than working out.

Fitness Matters #164: You know you're hooked when taking a rest day takes more discipline than working out.

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It can be hard to say no when I really DO want to go and do something, but I know my body and some days the fun is worth paying the price for, some days I just can't.

It can be hard to say no when I really DO want to go and do something, but I know my body and some days the fun is worth paying the price for, some days I just can't.

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Make sure you REST! It's very important to take a break from your hardcore workouts :)

Make sure you REST! It's very important to take a break from your hardcore workouts :)

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So I have a nice little chest cold that kept me huffing and puffing on day my day 17 & 19 combo. I'll go back to day 18 on Monday hoping my chest has cleared.

So I have a nice little chest cold that kept me huffing and puffing on day my day 17 & 19 combo. I'll go back to day 18 on Monday hoping my chest has cleared.

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