Author: Sorting Last Post on Top Message:
BED0FR0SES Posts: 415
12/3/12 1:54 P

Thanks!

DRAGONCHILDE SparkPoints: (57,027)
Fitness Minutes: (14,252)
Posts: 9,646
12/3/12 1:54 P

Listen to your body. ;) Go for a walk if you feel the need to move, but lay off the tough exercise for a while. You've put your body through the wringer, and rushing back in too soon risks injury!

ZORBS13 SparkPoints: (101,295)
Fitness Minutes: (102,240)
Posts: 13,141
12/3/12 1:37 P

the general rule of thumb is to rest 1 day per mile raced.

That's not to say do nothing, it just means no hard workouts.

BED0FR0SES Posts: 415
12/3/12 12:49 P

Hello everyone!

I just completed my very first Tough Mudder on Saturday, and didn't do any training yesterday [Sunday] because my body is sooo sore/bruised/scraped. I was wondering though, how many days should I let my body rest before I start running and weight training again? Tough Mudder is 12 miles and 25 obstacles, it was my very first official run/course of any kind, so I don't know if I am good to go now, or if I should give myself 2-3 days of rest so I don't over-train.

My entire body hurts, but it doesn't feel much worse than if I did an intense full-body workout at the gym. My throat does hurt and my nose is stuffy though, but that could just as easily be from inhaling/swallowing dirt...there was a LOT of mud.

Thoughts? Advice from a fellow mudder? I'm open to anything, I don't want to hinder my progress! :)

Page: 1 of (1)  




Other Fitness and Exercise Topics:

Topics: Last Post:
Resistance bands 7/30/2013 11:19:01 AM
Vegan, insanity and no processed foods. 8/28/2013 11:08:24 AM
Avoiding Metabolic Shutdown 9/5/2013 9:09:21 PM
How long must I wait? 9/23/2013 4:04:59 PM
More Movement 9/3/2013 6:12:35 AM

Diet Resources: what is carpal tunnel | how do you get carpal tunnel | carpal tunnel syndrome