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Refuel, Recover, and Reenergize

Lecture no. 8 from the course: Physiology and Fitness

Refuel, Recover, and Reenergize

Taught by Professor Dean Hodgkin | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Health,Fitness & Nutrition Courses

Proper physical recovery, both after exercise and between workouts, is essential to achieving fitness goals. Learn about the physiology of fatigue and rest and the fundamentals of refueling, including carbohydrate, protein, and fluid intake. Then, study physical recovery after exercise, highlighting water therapy, stretching, myofascial release, and self-massage techniques.

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