Video: Understanding Overloading, Overreaching, and Overtraining

Dave Ayres


South Africa

Bodyweight Exercise, Strength and Conditioning

In order for your body to progress you must overload. But you can't increase all the variables at once, or you will run into trouble. This is where the difference between overtraining and overreaching becomes important. Overtraining is when your body cannot train anymore. Overreaching comes before overtraining and can give you the warning signs you need to slow yourself down. In this video we'll go over how you might get yourself into a situation of training too much, the signs to look for, and what you need to do to recover properly.

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