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Old 07-20-2013, 09:00 AM   #1
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I have been walking and jogging on average 8 to 15 miles a day since June 4th. I added in weight training the beginning of this month; Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

I am thinking about having a rest day on Sundays. Not that I will be sitting still with my feet up but no 8 to 15 miles. What is everyone's thoughts about rest days. Do you feel the body needs this day? Or is it best to keep going? What do you do?
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Old 07-20-2013, 09:43 AM   #2
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I absolutely thing you need a rest day. I also don't do a day where I just sit around and do nothing...I'm still active, but your level of intensity is quite high and your body truly needs a break to recover especially if you want to prevent injuries.
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