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overtraining

You may not be overtraining, you might just need to work harder.
Charles reveals his three favorite books about strength training as well as his go-to post workout meal (hint: it isn't always a meal).
Getting in tune with your body and progressing with your routine safely is the key to staying injury-free.
Internet fitness is a bipolar beast - there are a lot of unqualified opinions flying around.
Heart rate variability is a strong indicator of your ability to function well in an upcoming workout.
We are neglecting our children. We are failing to care for them properly and allowing them to overtrain - with lifelong consequences.
What does chocolate have to do with the most important fitness articles of the week? Read on to find out!
This week I'm asking you to loosen up your butt muscles, slow your roll, and join in on the strange controversy of the muscle up.
Because most runners can’t imagine not being able to run, they tend to ignore the warning signs of impending injury.
To avoid the perils and pitfalls of overtraining, we need to understand it. This collection of seven articles and videos will help you keep overtraining at bay.
As beneficial as exercise might be, more isn't always better. A new study compared the effects of high- and low-intensity exercise on the body's immune response.
Remember you don't get strong doing a workout; you only get strong when you recover from a workout. Here are seven factors to add up how much recovery you need.
By his own admission, CrossFit coach Dave Ayres was not born with natural ability. This is why he finds himself always learning. Here Dave shares his learnings with you through ten of his best videos.
We're human and not infallible. We all screw up from time to time. Here is a short list of what I believe are the common training transgressions.
What is the best balance between technical training and conditioning? To what extent do judo-specific exercises also develop fitness? What rest and recovery requirements does judo training impose?
Leptin is an important hormone that controls how much body fat we store and how much food we consume. When working properly, leptin helps us maintain a healthy weight and stops us from overeating.
If you want to stop your strength gains right in their tracks, there are plenty of ways you can do so. Here are my ten top tips on how to plateau, burn out, and avoid getting strong.
I have never been able to get my head around Pukie the Clown - a cartoon depiction of a CrossFitter who has pushed it past the point of no return. And don't even get me started on Uncle Rhabdo.