ProLog: Stress is Stress

Below is a great (quick) article about recovery and stress. It emphasizes something I have been following very closely the past 2+ years: stress. Training for a triathlon, running race, or other physical endeavor elicits a stress to the body. The goal of training is to stress the body then allow for a period of recovery to allow for adaptation. This adaptation allows the body to become stronger, faster, and have better endurance.

If you have too much stress and not enough recovery, adaptation does not occur. This can lead to breakdown of the body or decreased performance.

What we are learning more and more now is that any type of stress will reduce recovery. Life and work stress can negatively affect your training adaptations. Training stress with inadequate recovery will reduce you ability to tolerate life and work stress.

Compounding work, life, and training stress can lead to injuries, fatigue, poor sleep, reduced training response, and reduced tolerance for life's stressful events.

Stay tuned with more ProLogs about stress, as there is much to cover and discuss. Check out the Outside Magazine article here!

Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Archive
Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

Connect With Us!

  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon
  • Grey G+ Icon
  • Grey Yelp Icon
  • Grey YouTube Icon

Same day appointments are available!

Fill out an easy appointment request here using your phone or tablet.

1024 Centre Avenue, Suite 100
Fort Collins, CO 80526

Phone: (970) 224-4141

Fax: (970) 797-1227

© 2020 by ProActive Physical Therapy and Performance Center, Fort Collins, Colorado  80526