Thank You so much Coach Jen! My sister said the same thing. :-) Also, should I be ok to do my normal exercise routine of doing the elliptical tomorrow? I do the elliptical Mon-Wed, Friday, and swimming on Thursday, back to the video on Saturday.
No need to freak out. You do want to give your body at least 2 days of rest in between strength workouts (for the same muscle groups). When you strength train you make tiny tears in your muscle fibers. Rest allows them to repair and grow back- that's how you build strength. If you don't rest, they don't have time for that repair. But no need to worry, you haven't damaged your body by doing it the way you have. Now you just know the right way to do it :)
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