#146 – SRA Continued: The Myth of Active Recovery
Matt and Scott continue their discussion of the Stress-Recovery-Adaptation model with an exploration of the recovery aspect. Plenty of articles on the web tout the benefits of “active recovery,” but is there really such a thing? In Starting Strength, recovery is viewed as a relatively simple process driven primarily by food and sleep. Recovery, therefore, could be defined as an absenceof stress. Adding more (non-productive) stress in the name of “active recovery” doesn’t make sense.