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What’s the difference between rest and recovery?

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If you’ve ever tried to convince a runner to skip a workout, you know the wrath that can accompany such a suggestion. But sports science has shown over and over again that rest and recovery are important elements of the training cycle.

So what’s the difference between rest and recovery? And when’s the best time to incorporate the two into your schedule?

Read the rest over at Active.com.

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How to Renew Your Faith

At the beginning of the month or week, we’re excited with the prospects of a fresh start. We make goals and resolutions and promise to be more organized, more involved, more productive, more, more, more.

But as the days goes along, most of us have long forgotten those things or we’ve become tired of trying. Maybe we aren’t seeing the progress we want to see. Maybe our prayers don’t seem to be answered. Maybe we’re just rundown. Maybe the last few days have just been hard.

Rest the rest over at BeliefNet.

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You deserve some rest

I don’t know how your summer is shaping up, but mine has been crazy busy. We spent the first few weeks of June making road trips to another town to find an apartment, and then we took off for a vacation. We dropped our bags on a Tuesday and just a few short days later, we headed off for a six-hour drive to see my husband’s family in Odessa. The week we returned was also the week we were making our move.

Now, somewhere in there, we’ve had tons of fun. We fished the Gulf of Mexico and went snorkeling. We took pictures with colorful welcome signs and overall, had a blast. With all the changes happening around us, we’ve realized that we’ve marked one year of marriage and one year working at new jobs. As much as that deserves inshore fishing trips and a week at the beach, it also means we deserve some rest.

See more at: http://www.heartsupport.com/blogs/you-deserve-some-rest/#sthash.IxE18k8J.dpuf

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