Recovery

Vacation

Will I lose strength & muscle if I take time off?

Question: How much strength/muscle will I lose if I take time off training this summer? Key Takeaways Shortest possible answer: No Muscle size and strength did not decrease following a 2-week detraining (no training) period Taking an occasional break my benefit you in the long run by improving your motivation, enjoyment, and adherence to training over the …

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Water Glass

Hydrate

One thing is certain if you’ve been in the military for more than 5 minutes you’ve been told “Drink Water” a few dozen times. As an athlete, proper hydration can be incredibly important for everything from helping prevent injuries to maximizing your performance during training. Raise your hand if you felt sluggish during the day, …

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