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Managing your recovery post exercise is often ignored. This stage helps to rehydrate & restock your energy for muscle recovery. To know more, see our guide.READ MORE
Eating properly before and during exercise is all very well, but correctly managing your recovery is even better! Often ignored, the recovery stage, in fact, plays an essential role in rehydrating, restocking your energy reserves and muscle recovery. It also aims to get rid of lactic acid.
Because physical activity causes muscular and overall fatigue.
Recovery allows you to:
After exercise, the body is in a state of dehydration that can vary in severity, but which will always occur. The level of dehydration will depend on the intensity and duration of exercise, the quality of drink consumed during exercise and the climatic conditions.
Perspiration during exercise results in a loss of water and minerals that must be replenished as quickly as possible.
Rehydration is the main aim of the recovery stage. I advise you to use a mineral water so that you will supply your body with an alkaline liquid. This will help to remove the excess acid that builds up during exercise.
After exercise, the energy reserves have been eaten into, and so they need to be rebuilt. This requires the quick supply of carbohydrates. It is best to replace your reserves within one hour of finishing exercising, by eating food containing carbohydrates. 2 solutions:
Their role is to speed up muscle repair
They should be eaten within one hour of finishing exercising.
The recovery drink aims to:
It should be drunk as soon as you finish exercising.
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