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muscle repair

Sometimes the most beneficial thing you can do for your muscles isn’t to throw in an extra rep, but to let them rest instead. When you lift weights, you are creating small tears in your muscles. These tears help your muscles grow, but only when paired with a period of rest. It is during this repair process that your muscles become stronger – helping you during your next workout session. Aside from getting plenty of sleep and hydrating, there are other things you can do during this rest period that