Episode 114 – Why Rest Isn’t Helping You Get Better

Taking time away from an activity or movement can help you overcome a nagging pain initially, but most people I work with find that it doesn’t help in the long term. As soon as they jump back into their workouts or activities again, they find themselves back at square one with the nagging pain or injury. In this episode you’ll learn 3 of the big reasons this advice is keeping you from getting better.

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Hi, I'm Dr. Jen Hosler.

I’m a bookworm, science nerd, and coach of all things movement (physical therapist and strength & mobility coach). You can catch me sleeping in & having a slow morning, doing CARs & lifting heavy things, or sipping a glass of wine on my time off.

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