Week 3 | Day 17
De-stress, clear the schedule get a good night’s sleep, and recover right. It can’t be stressed enough how important rest is in the pursuit of athletic progress.
It’s a common misconception that constant straining of the muscles and mind is the only way to improve. It’s all about the balance between hard efforts and solid recovery. Today is especially important because at this point in the 30-day challenge you might be feeling fatigued and tired.
So take advantage of this rest day, watch that new Netflix show, and try out a few of today’s recovery exercises while you’re at it.
Keep your posture in check with this thoracic spine and shoulder opener
For a more intense experience, grab two lacrosse balls and use them in the same way as you would the roller. This will demand keeping the belly even tighter than when using the foam roller.