Tag: overtraining

  • How overtraining defeats the purpose of exercise

    Cardio in the morning, strength training on alternate days, a jog in the evening and cycling on weekends. Are you pushing your body way too hard? Experts are unanimous that exercise alone won’t help you lose weight. And that overtraining – or overreaching – may hamper your health and fitness goals. Overtraining is when you […]

  • Three signs you may be overtraining

    Three signs you may be overtraining

    Overtraining is best defined as a state where a fitness enthusiast has been repeatedly stressed by training to a point where rest is no longer adequate for recovery. It is manifest in a collection of emotional, behavioural and physical symptoms, which are commonly referred to as “burnout”. It is different from post exercise tiredness; it […]