Sleep, Rest & Recovery – What’s The Difference?
Within the realm of exercise and fitness these words and ideas get used interchangeably. So let’s take a quick moment to clarify. SLEEP While we all know what actual sleep is, to be clear rest and recovery are both occurring while we are sleeping. REST Rest is simply not being active or reducing our level of activity. Resting between sets of a strength trainingworkout would be short term rest, sleeping at night is an example of a nightly rest cycle. RECOVERY This describes the actual physical anatomical rebuilding and refueling process that take place while at rest and when while