The Benefits of Taking an Offseason

Many athletes worry that they will lose fitness, or detrain, if they skip too many days of training. While detraining does occur over time, there are also many benefits to taking a break.

resting in a tree offseason relaxing detraining
Photo: Zhang Kenny

Many athletes worry that they will lose fitness, or detrain, if they skip too many days of training. While detraining does occur over time, there are also many benefits to taking a break.

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