Days of rest can make you a stronger athlete by letting your body fully repair, recharge your glycogen stores, as well as motivation.
We can deal with stress and pain by eating compulsively or doing things eventually causing more stress. Or we can choose a longer term success.
Motion sickness is common when taking a car, a bus or a boat. Here’s how not to feel sick and make your travel undisturbed.
Inflammation follows a hormetic pattern: not enough means the body cannot defend itself. In the right dose and in a limited time interval, it does its effect. Then when inflammation becomes chronic the benefit turns into harm.
“I can only feel how I feel.” — We all heard a variation of this sentence at least once in our lifetime. One who hasn’t, has not lived long enough. From childhood on, we are wired with a character, a way of treating information. How we react to events cannot be chosen. We cannot control our emotions. Or can we?
As much as injuries are part of life, athletes can take steps to avoid injuries and to minimize their occurrence. Warming up, adding protections, buffers, strengthening and gradually building intensity will no doubt make you stronger and toward full recovery.