#TIA – It’s as simple as this, they say. Stress + Rest = Growth. The equation for all occupations.
“As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery. Too much stress without enough rest and you get injury, illness, and burnout. Not enough stress plus too much rest and you get complacency, boredom, and stagnation.
Stress + Rest = Growth. It’s as simple and as hard as that.”
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