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PHYSIOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF EXTREME AEROBIC ACTIVITY

Jan 27, 2019 12:51:14 PM / by Dejan Stojadinovic posted in injury, workout, aerobic, overtraining, personal trainer, Advice, fitness education

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Most people are concerned with not getting enough exercise. But for some individuals the opposite may hold true. Some individuals exercise to extremes and may inadvertently be damaging their body. The old saying, “No Pain No Gain” can’t be farther from the truth. Current research clearly demonstrates that too much aerobic exercise may cause harmful effects such as impaired immune function, inadequate energy levels, muscle cramps, reduced peripheral vascular resistance, and overtraining.

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OVERTRAINING – WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU HIT THE WALL

May 18, 2018 1:47:00 AM / by Dejan Stojadinovic posted in DOMS, recovery, rest, athlete, OPT, overtraining, Advice

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Designing a training program for an athlete to peak for competition is one of the driving goals for sports performance specialists. From the big picture annual macrocycle, to the monthly mesocycle breakdown, and the finely detailed microcycle, periods of rest need to be included in these plans to avoid overtraining and the potential negative impact on performance.

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