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The Physiology of Hard Workouts and Over-Training

Posted by davescott on Jan 15, 2009 3:40:01 PM

In this first video clip, Dave Scott talks about some of the physiological changes that result from a hard day of training, where the body is overloaded from intense exercise. Why is light exercise perhaps the most beneficial way to recover? Click on the video to find out:





However, some athletes do fall prey to over-training. Here is what happens in the body when an athletes trains too much, often requiring a recovery period of several months.


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