Recovery: The Rest of the Story

by: Charlie Hoolihan

Why the time after we exercise is more important than the workout itself.

The health and fitness world confronts a complex paradox. Exercise causes consternation and elation, angst and joy. It can prevent—and lead to—illness and injury. Workouts can keep you out of a hospital and put you into one.

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IDEA Fitness Journal, Volume 11, Issue 4

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About the Author

Charlie Hoolihan

Charlie Hoolihan IDEA Author/Presenter

Director of personal training for the Pelican Athletic Club in Mandeville, Louisiana. He is a member of the IDEA personal trainer membership committee, a fitness writer and presenter. Certifications: ...