- Recovery sessions can help in getting rid of sore muscles
- It can also help in reducing body pains after workout
- They reduce risk of injury
Rest and recovery sessions should be a part of your workout routine. Two or three days of workout must ideally be followed by a day of rest or a recovery routine. Recovery routine can help your body heal and recovery after vigorous workouts. They help in reducing risk of injury and also reduce muscle soreness and cramps. Celebrity fitness trainer Kayla Itsines recently shared a recovery routine that can be done without any equipment. Keep reading to know more about it.
Recovery routine you can do without any equipment
Apart from having complete rest days, you can also do a recovery session every day after your workout. Legs and abs workouts are two specific workouts that make you sore. The soreness can be extreme to the extent that it can make basic movement difficult.
It is in instances like these recovery routines are of great help. The recovery session that we are going to speak of here is one which can be done without any equipment. The routine can especially be helpful on days when you are feeling lethargic and too low on energy to workout. It includes a total of eight exercise that can be done anytime, anywhere.
Here are they:
- Hip Flexors and Hamstrings – 40 seconds (20 per side)
- 90/90 Glutes – 40 seconds (20 per side)
- Scorpion – 40 seconds (20 per side)
- Thoracic Rotation – 40 seconds (20 per side)
- Hip Flexor & Quad – 40 seconds (20 per side)
- Glutes – 40 seconds (20 per side)
- Pecs – 40 seconds (20 per side)
- Forward Fold – 20 seconds
Watch the video shared below to see how each exercise is done. Make sure you do them with the right technique in order to reap maximum benefits from the routine. So, if you are feeling tired or are in pain from previous day’s workout, this recovery session can come to your rescue!
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