You can’t push yourself to the limit every time… or can you? Is the saying No pain, no gain valid? Or is that a recipe for disaster?
This is a hard question to answer, and it depends on how often you train and what you are training for. You probably do need some easier sessions at times, but generally speaking, if you are feeling average due to a big night out or a busy day at work then that’s not a licence to take it easy. If you are not feeling great due to illness then definitely rest entirely or take it easy. Otherwise, it really depends how often you train and what your training program is like. [Read more...]