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In his article <a href="http://www.active.com/triathlon/Articles/How_to_Tell_When_You_re_Over-reaching_or_Over-training.htm">+How to Tell When You're Over-Reaching or Over-Training+</a>, 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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