What’s the Point of Resting?

When it comes to exercising most of us want to get it done and move on with our day. The same goes for physical therapy. The number one excuse why patients haven’t done their exercises is that they didn’t have time. So, if we’re all concerned about not having enough time then why not just cut out the rest periods? Rest and recovery are two very important parts of any fitness program—whether it be for personal fitness or a physical therapy program. Here are some considerations to keep in mind when you feel like cutting your rest periods short. Compensation- When your muscles get too tired other body parts over compensate. For example, you may start to feel pain in your low back or shoulders

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