Mark Villanti is the Certified Personal Training Director for Murphy Health & Fitness and a wealth of information on how to train better, eat better, sleep better . . . and all around just get more out of your workouts. He’s spoken to you before about the importance of recovery but he’s got more to say on the subject.
What is recovery?
Recovery is the time you allow yourself to rest, refuel and restore. Recovery includes normalization of physiological functions . . . think of things like your heart rate returning to normal, restoration of energy stores, and replenishment of cellular energy enzymes. Mark takes a second to talk more about recovery in the following video.