Tone that mind, Tone that body. WAIT…..Rest Day?

Are you like me? Always interested in ways to be a better version of ourselves? Reading, absorbing, listening, researching, running here, running there… Body and mind. Always learning the latest and greatest, right? Well are you resting? (Someone recently asked me!)  The mind needs to be just as wise as that body. So are you resting them both? Are you ‘ok’ with taking a rest day? There are a few of us (ahem) that struggle to not be actively doing something towards a goal – mind or body and it takes practice to take a rest. It’s the opposite of procrastinators. It’s one of my biggest struggles. Tell me how smart it is, go on. Tell me that tomorrow I will be even stronger because of my rest today. Tell me something I don’t know! Just like learning a new fitness regime, so must you (I) WE learn to be one with the rest day. I laugh, at the gym we say we are doing an ‘Active’ rest day. Show me some research on the number of times we have to remind ourselves that rest is rest is rest. How are you spending your rest days?


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