The single most crucial aspect of any training or fitness program is recovery. Recovery allows us to increase our performance, give our bodies time to heal in preparation for the next training load, and reduce the chance of injury. All of these advantages enable the achievement of new goals and personal bests.
We efficiently break down our muscles when we test them with resistance training. Mini tears exist on a microscopic level, and when these tears mend, our muscles become stronger. This is why it is critical to take rest days. DOMS refers to the sensation of tiny tears.