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Do you want to improve your fitness but not burnout? Key tips to avoid overtraining!
Overtraining – what is it?
From my time working with a wide-range of sporting athletes – weekend warriors through to semi-professional, it is apparent that many injuries I see coming into the clinic stem from training loads – be they too large, too small, or increased too fast. With this in mind, I thought it was time to have a discussion around what the research literature is defining as over-training, and some general tips around how to avoid it and risking injuring.
Strength training is useful to maintain or improve your health at any age . Not only does weight bearing exercise help us build strength and muscle mass. Strength training also helps maintain and strengthen bone density. When starting strength training for the first time, after injury or after some time off, remember to start gradually.
If you are eager to start to increase your strength through strength training, a chat with your local exercise professional or physiotherapist will get you started on the right foot. Below are some great tips to keep in mind when getting started.