(HealthDay News) -- When your sports season ends, it's time to take a break from competition and give your body a rest.
The American Council on Exercise has this advice:
Take two to four weeks off to let your body rest. If you've been injured during the prior season, talk to your doctor about when it's safe to resume training.
If you felt your body lagging during the latter part of the season, it's time to improve your endurance.
Focus on improving speed, strength and power. Work on goals specific to your sport.