It is important to note that getting the juices in your body pumped up by doing some cardio or running is helpful. But, it can also be a leading cause for many other ailments or complications in your body.
This clearly means that you as an athlete should know when to call off from your daily regime of running and officially try taking a break.
Necrosis: Recovery is very important after a frivolous evening of running or a half-marathon. The muscles in our body have a habit of repairing and tearing itself over the years. If you do not give them time to heal, they can inflame and can be eventually dying. In other words, your muscle cells might just face a shocking necrosis, without you getting the slightest hint.
Replenish Your Energy: It is important that the mind and the body both understands that you are now in a mood for living out of stress.
This means that you do not want to think of anything or do anything that will be taxing for the body or the mind. In other words, sleeping is the best alternative to zoning out from your running habits. When you can sleep, catch hold of some good thoughts and just relax till you are cool enough to stand tall and run.
Yoga: A very good way to clinically relax your muscles and bones to a level where they are taught to feel happy and gay about their existence in your body.
Not only are they assured that you don’t mean harm to them but also they are largely in shape for the next battle on the field.
ROM: Range of motion is of utmost importance. Breaks are very important in life and in an athlete’s life. A break will ensure a better Range of Motion and flexibility.
It is very important to build upon your training base. If you are out of touch from your usual training schedules you might just be able to deliver with a better understanding of what you want to deliver on your next stint.
Planning to be Fit: Before you crash down again with another baffling diet; goal setting is very important. Remember, your body is no less than a temple. You should respect the fact that you cannot dream of running like Bolt if you are abusing your health like a non-athlete.
It is absolutely necessary that the training jigs are set according to your capacities and not according to your fancies.
Psychological changes are very important for getting your focus back on the bull’s eye. A hiatus from your usual routine ensures that you are developing as an athlete who will make sure that, no matter what you will not have a breakdown on a sudden onset of failure.
Conclusion: Maybe your body is asking you to stop and relax, try and understand those signs and take rest for a while. When you get back again, you will do wonders!