Cooling down initiates healing and prevents "fatigue resistance" after exercise.
Protein shakes, Greek yogurt, and lean poultry help boost muscle repair and development.
Complex carbohydrates like sweet potatoes or brown grains refill your energy for your next workout.
Foam rolling relieves tension and knots, enhancing flexibility and post-workout soreness.
One study found that sleep deprivation slows muscle repair and weakens the immune system.
Hydration is crucial for muscle repair and training performance.
Stretching for a few minutes after an exercise reduces muscular discomfort.
Although intense, ice showers alleviate muscular pain and inflammation, according to study.
The heat of a sauna helps to loosen muscles up and increase recovery.