A robust recovery routine is a key ingredient in the recipe for feeling your best. It’s only by giving your body and mind the proper rest and TLC that you’re able to rebuild your strength, refuel your energy levels, and restore core body functions like those carried out by your immune and cardiovascular systems. With expert-backed and research-led intel on how to get a restful night’s sleep, practice effective stretching, eat nutrient-rich foods, and more, Recovery Nation provides the tools and tips you need to be the strongest you—inside and out.

  1. The Best Fitness Recovery Practice for Your Zodiac Sign, According to Astrologers

  2. Why You Need More Sleep When You Feel Sick—and How Much

  3. 5 of the Best Restorative Movements for When You’re Run-Down or Burnt Out

  4. How to Train Yourself to *Not* Sleep on Your Stomach (Because Docs Advise Against It)

  5. Here’s How Long It Actually Takes to Recover From a Single, Sleepless Night

  6. 5 Stretches to Help Stop Upper-Back Pain Before It Starts

  7. Here's the Sleeping Position That's Right for You Based on Your Aches and Pains

  8. Here’s What the Longest-Living People in the World Always Eat (and Drink) Before Bed for Restful Sleep

  9. What You Should Know About the Connection Between Sleep and Heart Health, According to a Cardiologist

  10. 2 Breathing Techniques That Are the Easiest Way to Release Aches Anywhere in Your Body

  11. 6 Surprising Spots to Stretch on Your Body for Unexpected Relief

  12. Here’s How to Use Night Affirmations for Better Sleep

  13. Use the 3-6-5 Method for Meditative Breathing to Help You Sleep Better Every Night of the Year

  14. Stretching Experts Explain How to Tell If You’re *Overstretching*

  15. Going to Sleep and Waking up Just an Hour Earlier Is Connected to Improved Mental Health

  16. I Teach a Stretching Class, and This Is the Stretch *Everyone* Should Be Doing on the Reg

  17. Spiraling Thoughts Keeping You up at Night? Try This Breathwork Exercise for Sleep

  18. How to Use the ‘Sleep Arc’ to Create a Bedtime Ritual That Primes You for Better Sleep

  19. 5 Yoga Poses That Support High-Functioning Immune Health

  20. The Best Sleep-Optimizing Tips to Make Every Night a Dream

  21. What You Need to Know About the 5 Types of Brainwaves—for Better Sleep, Health, and Focus

  22. The Top 3 Myths About Immunity That Doctors Want You to Stop Believing ASAP