How to know when it's time for a rest

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Re: How to know when it's time for a rest

Postby casual_cyclist » Wed Jul 14, 2010 3:59 pm

toolonglegs wrote:Over training means digging too deep when you shouldn't for too long.Usually you will get sick or come down with something and if you keep pushing thru and training hard you will deplete the body so much that it will basically collapse.It will basically be similar to the symptoms of "chronic fatigue".If you get that far you won't be coming back to fitness in a hurry.So over training isn't very good.

I did that years ago when I was weight training. It actually took months to recover. I never did take up weight training again. After that experience I didn't have any motivation to. I find cycling a lot more fun :D
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