“…we asked Trainerize kinesiologist and nutrition coach Michelle Roots all about the weird science behind our hot, rest-day bods. The long and short of it? When you’re consistently pushing through tough workouts, recovery is like your body’s godsend. Just think of it as the ultimate reset button.”
In the article, Michelle explains simply that when you’re working out, you are causing stress on your body–and afterwards, your body is working really hard to get it back to normal.
Read the full article for the scientific explanation of how fat-burning hormones are released from your body during your recovery days.