It’s a common misconception that stretching is optional after high-intensity interval exercise (HIIT). After all, you’re hungry and sweaty, so you can’t be done fast enough. That extra few minute seems like a hassle, but it’s a necessary one. Here are some primary reasons why.
You did it. You set a fitness goal and accomplished it. There is no better feeling unless it’s the one you get by enjoying the reward. You might say the accomplishment itself is a reward but nobody wants to hear that, right? Do something special for yourself because you did something great for your health. Consider some ways you might give yourself a pat on the back.
The words “high protein” seem to be everywhere these days. So, what’s all the fuss about this mighty macronutrient? If your goal is to build more muscle and ditch the love handles (whose isn’t?), then you’ll want to keep reading. We’ve got the ins and outs of why protein should be your new best bud.