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KCLARK89
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7/9/13 10:09 A

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One day of being sore and tired after a workout won't put you into the overtraining category. For myself, I know the signs of when I'm working my body too hard. I don't notice it doing everyday activities, but when I go to get my workout in I can tell. I don't have the energy that I should to get them done to my max potential. If you're taking rest days too, you shouldn't have to worry as much. If you're only taking 1, try putting another rest day in, or scheduling a slightly easier workout for one day.



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7/9/13 10:04 A

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Although overtraining is a possibility for someone doing A LOT of exercise, the more normal causes of being sore are simply doing something your muscles are unfamiilar with, or perhaps just trying to do too much too soon.

How much exercise are you doing, and how long have you been doing it for?

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Edited by: MOTIVATED@LAST at: 7/10/2013 (01:00)
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7/9/13 4:16 A

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Without knowing the source, author or context, it's hard to say for sure, but if it really did say that, I'd question the validity of this article...

It's important to read as much as you can while you are learning rather than just taking one or two opinions and adopting it as gospel...





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7/8/13 2:07 P

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I'm tired, sweaty and sore when I'm done a workout. So long as "sore" doesn't last more than 48 hours (some say as much as 72), I have not overtrained. As for tired, that's usually gone in 30-60 minutes, even after my half marathon, unless I'm not eating properly.

I did overtrain some when I was training for the half marathon and I paid for it with pain that lasted weeks, not hours.



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7/8/13 2:01 P

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I've read that if you have a sedentary lifestyle (desk job), it is very hard to overtrain. Its natural for muscles to be sore when starting a new workout or pushing yourself harder than you usually do.



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7/8/13 1:53 P

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Overtraining is a complicated subject. Being sore and tired doesn't necessarily equal overtraining. I think it's important to rest and recover, but I'd say you're simply tired and sore and this may be a symptom of underrecovery vs. overtraining.

Overtraining is usually far more than being sore and tired. It's a taxed central nervous system that can result in actual fitness and strength losses because you've exceeded your capacity to recover. This can also result in unusually high irritability, depression or other fragile mental states.

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7/8/13 12:15 P

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So I just read an article about how if you are really tired and sore after a workout that u are "over training" I have been so sore and so tired I was glad to find the answer! emoticon

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