You see, exercising and working out may be what builds muscle, improves cardio health and engenders the feeling of being stronger and healthier. Yet what really matters to health and success happens AFTER the workout.
That’s why recovery is the “secret” ingredient to feeling better. And that doesn’t just mean putting your feet up at the end of a hard day or staying in bed for an extra 20 minutes in the morning.
When you start any program, it’s perfectly natural to feel some aches and soreness. However, if these persist it points to a bigger problem - overtraining.
Here are the signs that you’re not recovering properly between workouts [Source: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/active/11720585/Overtraining-syndrome-five-signs-you-need-to-take-it-easy.html]: