Choosing Your Recovery Method

You know what to do team, today is recovery day so get into your individual recovery based off of HRV.

Going off of the last 28 days:

Healthy
Predominant Incline in HRV and Predominant Decline in HR = Parasympathetic Recovery

Early Fatigue
Predominant Decline in HRV and Predominant Decline in HR = Parasympathetic Recovery

Overreaching – (sympathetic)
Predominant Decline in HRV and Predominant Incline in HR = Parasympathetic Recovery

Overtraining- (parasympathetic)
Predominant Incline in HRV and Predominant Incline in HR = Sympathetic Recovery

Recovery Option

Parasympathetic Recovery
– Light Massage
– Float Tank
– Yoga/Mobility
– Walking/Light Active Recovery (Rock Climbing, Paddle Boarding etc…)
– Bath
– Meditation
– Sleep
– Avoid coffee (stimulants)

Sympathetic Recovery
– Deep Tissue Massage
– Ice Bath/Hot Colds
– Release/Mobility
– Light Active Recovery
– Muscle Stimulation

Video on Common HRV Misconceptions

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