Is It Possible to Exercise Too Much? - RightAsRain

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Is It Possible to Exercise Too Much? - RightAsRain

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BY ANGELA CABOTAJE

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Everyone has an individual fitness threshold based on genetics and conditioning.
If you pass your limit, it can lead to overtraining syndrome, anxiety and decreased performance.

Starting at your own pace and gradually increasing physical activity is key.
Rest days and proper nutrition are crucial to fuel your body and let it heal.
It’s also important to stretch your muscles and pay attention to warning signs.

One month, you’re working out like a boss. The next, you feel like you’ve hit a wall — literally.

Exercising used to make you feel awesome, but it’s just not doing it for you anymore. You’re not making gains, you’re feeling anxious and you’re even having trouble sleeping.

What gives?

You know that exercise is good for your physical and mental health — and that you need at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity each week — but can you have too much of a good thing?

Apparently, yes...

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