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Active Recovery Workouts

Active Recovery Workouts

| July 27, 2021
  1. Steady-state cardio such as walking or jogging are easy ways to slow down your heart rate after a workout, or to warm up stiff muscles on a rest day.
  2. Swimming is a low impact activity that may help reduce inflammation.
  3. Cycling increases blood circulation without challenging sore muscles.
  4. Yoga lengthens muscles and tendons and helps develop better mobility.
  5. Light resistance training using small weights or body weights.
  6. Dynamic Stretching and mobility workouts for hips and core can help prevent soreness by helping to flush lactic acid.
  7. Self-myofascial release with a foam roller is a way to massage overworked muscles and increase blood flow to the area in order to alleviate soreness.