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Saturday October 25, 2014 CrossFit Stapleton- Denver, CO

 

Are You Recovering, Or Are You Just Resting?

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Rest vs. Recovery

These two words, “rest” and “recovery,” have distinctly different meanings when applied to health, fitness or athletic contexts. Recovery can encompass many different behaviors and strategies, but it is fundamentallydifferent than just resting.

Rest is simply the absence of effort or movement—the absence of exertion. Think taking a day off from exercise or sport, napping, chilling on the couch, rotting your brain with Jersey Shore or Lost reruns, and going to bed nice and early so you get adequate sleep. All of that is fine and good, but resting is only one small part of true recovery.

Recovery is the restorative process by which you regain a state of “normalcy”; healthy and in balance. (If your “normal” is not “healthy,” perhaps you should spend some time considering that.) Recovery is far more than just taking a day off from training. Genuine recovery includes adequate rest, but also must include the engaged, deliberate execution of a cogent plan to offset the (physical and psychological) cost of your training.

 

Read on here: http://whole9life.com/2012/05/rest-vs-recovery/

 

 

CROSSFIT CLASS: 

SPRINT GRACE + ‘Mini’ KAREN + SPRINT ISABEL – ‘Interval Style’

WOD #1

30 Clean and Jerks for Time @ 95#/65#

– Rest 5min

WOD #2

100 Wall Balls for Time @ 20/14

– Rest 5min

WOD #3

30 Snatches for Time @ 96#/65#

RECORD: Each WOD Time

 

 

BOOTCAMP RX CLASS: 

WOD 1 – Pace:

For Time:

40 DB Push Press (30/20)

40 DB Weighted Squats (30/20)

40 Push-ups

40 Chin to Knees

40 Jumping Lunges

40 Mountain Climbers

40 Double Unders (sub attempts)

400m Run

 

WOD 2 – Pace:

6 Rounds for Time:

150m Run

20 Jumping Ball Slams (30/20)

15 Sit-up and Presses (30/20)

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