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Three arguments in favor of doing away with rest days


Three arguments in favor of doing away with rest days

I firmly believe in whole-body workouts, and I also think that training seven days a week is essential for getting better results.

The human body is now built to work every day without rest, so there's no need to worry about overtraining. You can work your entire body safely and injury-free every day with the correct full-body exercise regimen.

Here are three reasons why I think skipping rest days can help you train more effectively.

Improvement in Fat Burning

Now, it should go without saying that the more exercise you get, the more calories you burn, and the more fat you get rid of. The activation of metabolic genes in muscle fibers is another trick resistance training has up its sleeve.

These metabolic genes are activated daily in the muscle fibers when you exercise your muscles with weights. This maintains those genes active and on, which leads to increased fat burning every day.

Improvement in Muscle Growth

According to research, muscle growth and strength may be enhanced by performing daily exercises that target every muscle group and the entire body. This is related to the muscle fibers' activation of the same gene.

Resistance training keeps the protein synthesis pathways that are involved in muscle growth and synthesis turned on, which can result in larger improvements in both muscle size and strength. Those synthesizing mechanisms remain active because we never take a day off.

Reason #3: Improved General Health

Once more, regular gene activation through exercise may hold the key to improved general health. Health outcomes are influenced by the same genes that are involved in metabolism. Daily exercise may help maintain longevity while reducing the risk of diseases like depression, heart disease, cancer, and type 2 diabetes. Daily exercise may help activate those metabolic genes every day.