12 Signs you may be over doing things

It’s a trap that we can easily fall into when we are keen to see results and enjoy training however it’s important that we don’t overdo things.

Here are the main symptoms of over-training…

  1. General lethargy
  2. Unable to complete sessions
  3. Loss in appetite
  4. Unable to sleep
  5. Irritability
  6. Loss of libido
  7. Increased resting heart rate
  8. Sudden drop in performance
  9. Heavy muscle feeling
  10. Increased thirst
  11. Sudden weight loss
  12. Decrease in interest & enjoyment

Remember to include regular rest days into your routine – at least 2 per week – to make sure you are give your body (and mind) time to rest so that you can reap the benefits of all your hard work.

Remember to give your body a rest so that you can reap the benefits of all your hard work.
— Martin King, Personal Trainer