How important is to have rest days in your training?

Ever heard the phrase “Rest day! I’ll rest when I’m dead!” Is this a good idea? Will you get injured with this type of an approach? So how important is to have rest days in your training?

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  • Ristolainen, L., et al. “Training-related risk factors in the etiology of overuse injuries in endurance sports.” Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness 54.1 (2014): 78-87.

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Online Physiotherapy

Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.

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