Are you in a recovery deficit?
I bet you are!
Don't worry though, I got your back peeps!
"This hurts, that's sore, I don't want to do that lift 'cause I have 'X' wrong with my so an' so"
Classic talk I hear all the time, sometimes out of my own gob too.
Let's face it, we're all guilty of falling into a recovery deficit at some point.
By recovery deficit I mean not putting enough effort into our recovery between training sessions to allow us to continue training at the same (or increased) intensity.
Recovery has many sub-categories such as;
and of course active recovery and its many forms.