Skip The Gym Today? You May Be Healthier For It If you need us, we’ll be basking in the glory of our recovery day.

Skip The Gym Today? You May Be Healthier For It

If you need us, we’ll be basking in the glory of our recovery day.

 

No bones about this one: If you’re a fitness fiend with a rigorous workout schedule, it’s a good idea to take a day off every now and then.

Preliminary research presented at the American Physiological Society’s annual meeting shows that rest days are vital to bone health. The study found that when people had weeks of intense workouts, they saw higher levels of inflammation and proteins that prevent bone growth in the body compared with recovery weeks.

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