If we can increase our capacity for recovery, we can train more/harder/longer and still recover. Over time that means more work is done in less time, more super-compensation takes place, and we meet our fitness goals quicker.
Let’s take a look at the most important things to consider when optimizing our recovery from exercise, starting during/immediately after your workout.
If you go to any grocery store today, you will likely see delicious sounding boxed and frozen vegan items, ranging from porkless bites, vegan mayonnaise, pizzas, coffee creamers, burritos, and everything in between. Having these things on occasion, of course, won’t put a dent in your health, but making it a habit can lead to nutrient deficiencies and overall poor health.
So, how can you be vegan and healthy at the same time?
The workout you can schedule and complete is more effective than the best ‘on paper’ plan that isn’t being implemented for whatever reason.
Let’s look at some of the considerations you need to think about when designing your workout plan.
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