How often you feel physically or mentally tired after work? Some people like to go running the end of the day, but can your occupation affect your training performance? Many factors affect our training performance, and people often forget their job until they feel drained or stress out.
Job is not workout
Job is not workout even if it might be physically demanding. The workout is determined as a relatively short low or high-intensity training session. Workouts are often planned, they include timing, work-rest ratio, specific movements and have a certain purpose. Job is often a long period low or high-intensity movement which doesn’t include the same factors as planned workout.
Busy job and a constant rush are not mean being physically active, and it can reduce sports performance. High mental stress on your job can cause fatigue and in which case, you should be emphasized the importance of the recovery.
passive and active jobs
If your job requires sitting or standing long period time with little of the movement, it can increase the overall stiffness and physical and mental tiredness. Especially sitting effect lower back, buttocks and hip flexors, making them either weak or stiff, also back pain is common. So, going for the run straight after the work requires a big change of movement and activity level your body. To be able to reduce this shock for your body add some movement on your day. Just little movement like couple squats, stretching, hand and upper body rotation boost blood circulation and help ease your body.
Whereas, if your job requires a lot of physical activity and is highly active try to take breaks often enough. You might want to relax a little bit after work, before the training session or do it before the workday. Pay attention to your recovery, even that the job is not a workout it affects the performance level.