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Few Mistakes to Avoid After Intense Workout

What we do after workout is very important for our body. People often make huge post-workout recovery mistakes just because of lack of proper knowledge. This not only affects their physical health but equally targets their mental health too. So, it becomes important to avoid making such mistakes. Here are some common mistakes that people often do.    

Eating in Excess

Nutrition is very important post workout in order to maintain a fit and healthy body but this does not gives you the right to eat in excess. Experts recommend eating in a reasonable combination of carbohydrates and protein in order to replace loss of essential nutrients during workout. Be sure of your total food intake and make sure to include required calories only.

Skip Stretching

Most people leave stretching to the end of your workout and at the end skip the stretching part of the workout and hit the shower instantly. This must be avoided. Stretching at the end of the workout is very important to maintain healthy joints, healthy muscles and prevent an injury. This even plays a great role in stress reduction and improving sleep.

Inappropriate Rest

Post an intense workout, recovery and rest are essential as the muscles need time to rebuild and body needs time to relax. However, sitting on the couch, in a chair or even in bed is a bad idea. Staying active is very important post workout. This way, the joints stay more limber and mobile and also you can continue to burn much more calories.


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