In this episode,Lise and Gabriela share their stories of taking a break during training.
Family life, work and training can take a toll and may make it hard to see the big picture. Before you burnout, at the end of the season and after a large training block may be a good time to take a break. Be sure it's long enough to make you feel restored and allow you to focus and pay attention to other areas in your life. Training your weaknesses and cross train may be some activities to focus on.
(the ideas from this episode is from Taylor Thomas from Training Peaks)
The 4 main benefits to taking a break.
1. It gives you a chance to reflect
2. It gives the body a chance to rest and heal
3. Prevents an overuse injury
(the ideas came from an article from Todd Kusukis)
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