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! :)
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