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6/22/14 4:13 A

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It is important to take a few days rest but unless you stay in bed you don't really rest.
It is really a matter on not doing as much exercise.

I tend to walk to get 12000+ steps a day in.

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3/20/14 11:26 A

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It's just as important, if not more important, to rest between exercise. Your body needs time to recuperate from all you ask of it.
A two day break is not being lazy, you're replenishing your batteries!!!!!

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5/21/13 3:19 A

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I agree. There are rest days where I don't exercise and there are lazy days where I don't do a lot of everything. On your rest days, try to stay active :)

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5/20/13 5:36 P

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I'm with you on that, Olivia.

If you regularly do more, then a couple of good walks @ 30 minute/mile will keep your muscles and joints flexed, ready for your next "work" day.

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5/20/13 10:33 A

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There's a big difference between a rest day and a lazy day. I don't spend my rest days sitting on my bum all day - I always at least go for a walk.
For me, as long as my body doesn't have to work as hard as normal then it's rested and ready to go the next time I do my workout.



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Hey all,

I ran a 10km race on Saturday. I had been training every day but I've been told / read that we need to respect the necessity of the Rest Day. So I am resting for 2 days before I get back out there but it is hard not to feel lazy and guilty for not exercising. How does everyone keep their motivation and momentum up on rest days?

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