When you think of spring training, you might think of baseball teams going to warm weather places to train for the upcoming season. Even if you’re not on a baseball team, and whether you exercise or not, you are in spring training too. If you practice movement this season, your body will get better at movement. If you practice not moving, your body will adapt to that too. While most sports have an offseason and a training season, you are always in training for being healthy and well — or not.
With our use-it-to-keep-it bodies, what happens in your body while you wait for spring determines how you will feel on that first nice spring day. Your body could either lose stamina or gain it. It could get weaker or stronger. It could stiffen up or gain more freedom of movement. It could be completely drained from stressful events that happen in the winter, or recharged from shedding stress each day so it does not accumulate. It all depends on how you wait. Read more on Medium