Category Archives: rest days

The Balancing Act

I’m struggling with balance. How about you? I’m still feeling the effects of Lyme disease. I get tired more quickly than usual. Ten or 11 hours of sleep a night seems to be what I need. I get tired during … Continue reading

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Rest – Sometimes It’s What You Need

We all know that rest is an integral part of health. It’s as important as proper nutrition and exercise. But, as with all things, balance is important. Those of you who read this blog regularly know that I’m struggling with … Continue reading

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Return Of Rest Day Kitty

I recently wrote a post about the importance of rest days. Our bodies get strong by stressing them, but then they need rest in order to adjust and recover from that stress. By stressing our muscles, we make them respond … Continue reading

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Rest Day

Today is a rest day for me. Yesterday was a very tough (and VERY EARLY) workout. I went to one of the Triathlon Club group runs at Asphalt Green. It was 75 minutes of speed drills (at 5:45AM!). Ooph, tough … Continue reading

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Lessons from Training – Rest Days

Yesterday was a rest day. Today I will either go for a run or go to the gym on my way to rehearsal. But yesterday I rested. My 9-mile run on Monday was a lot for me, so I was … Continue reading

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