Overtraining Can Kill You: The 3 Stages of Overtraining, Part 2 – BreakingMuscle.com

Overtraining Can Kill You: The 3 Stages of Overtraining, Part 2 – BreakingMuscle.com

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By Andrew Read, Contributor – Endurance Training, Senior RKC

My friend Murray nearly died from overtraining. It took his body years to recover from the hormonal mess he’d made of himself. Are you about to do the same thing to yourself?

If you haven’t already read the previous article on overtraining syndrome, I suggest you start there. In that article I outlined the cause of overtraining as well as the details and symptoms involved with stages one and two of your body’s adaptation to stress.

Today we talk about stage three – the stage that can literally kill you and can take years to recover from. Consider this a cautionary tale.

Stress Adaptation Stage 3

Chronic overtraining can lead to serious brain, muscle, and metabolic imbalances. These parallel chronic adrenal dysfunction and aerobic deficiency. Eventually the body becomes exhausted and many hormones are significantly reduced…

There’s much more to this article. Please click the link below to continue reading. This information is extremely important…

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