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Thinking of taking a few months off……This is what Happens

March 20, 2020 / Blog

Although resting muscles for recovery is important we can actually detrain our muscles if we take too long before we use them again. Detraining starts to occurs within a relatively short time period after training ceases. Approximately 10% of strength is lost after 8 weeks of inactivity, but 30-40% of muscular endurance is lost during the same time period.