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This Is What Can Happen to Your Body When You Don't Take a Rest Day

If you’re “in” to exercise and weight training, you’re most likely familiar with the admonishment that your muscles need a break to react optimally to the training. But do you know why that rest is so important? Popsugar explains what happens to your body if you don’t take a break. From depleting glycogen stores to an increase in corticosteroids (which can lead to belly-fat retention) to loss in muscle mass (the opposite of what you want) to failing performance,...

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