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In his article +How to Tell When You're Over-Reaching or Over-Training+, Dave Scott writes:

 

"The term over-reaching was adopted by exercise scientists to describe the short-term overload that can be managed within a few days. However, over-reaching can develop into over-training (from which it can be more difficult to recover) if the athlete does not mitigate the factors that caused the over-reaching or fails to allocate proper recovery time."

 

In this video, Dave explains just what occurs in the body when an athlete is over-reaching:

 





Here, Dave explains how to recognize over-reaching and how to combat it:

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In this edition of his audio blog Q and A, Dave answers a reader's question on the benefits of using a coach. Can this 47-year-old triathlon rookie train to do an Ironman by the time he's 50?

 

Also, Dave tackles the common problem of calf-cramping on the run--offering flexibility and nutritional advice to counter this problem.

 

Click below to listen to Ironman legend Dave Scott's latest podcast:

 

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