Why Runners Need Rest Days

There are so many benefits to taking a rest day.

Jordan Mendiola
Runner's Life

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Running every single day simply isn’t realistic. That is unless you have incredible athletic genes that allow your body to recover faster than most people on Earth.

At a minimum, runners should take at least one day a week, but no longer than three days to rest and recover. Runners’ legs have been hitting the…

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Jordan Mendiola
Runner's Life

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