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No Rest For The Wicked: How Do You Know You’re Overtraining?

No Rest For The Wicked: How Do You Know You’re Overtraining?

There is nothing more exciting to behold than the eager soul trying to change her life for the better, but I start to worry when I see someone going at it for hours a day; every day. This is when I start to question if overtraining is occurring. There are so many conflicting messages out there. […]

7 Often Overlooked Signs of Overtraining

7 Often Overlooked Signs of Overtraining

Healthy habits are awesome, but you actually can have too much of a good thing. Fiber is good for you, but too much fiber? Um, if you’ve done it, you know what I’m talking about. Even too much sleep can make you feel like poo. And exercise is no exception. Problem is, some of the more [...]

The Secret Fitness Data You’re Not Utilizing

The Secret Fitness Data You’re Not Utilizing

The use of a heart rate monitor during a workout is a relatively controversial subject; some athletes swear by it, while others think it’s overrated. Regardless of your opinion of getting heart rate data during workouts and races, it’s likely you’re overlooking a beneficial use of heart rate monitors outside of your workout. That’s right: using [...]

Fit Tip Friday: Take an “Active Recovery Day”

Fit Tip Friday: Take an "Active Recovery Day"

Who’s ready for the first Fit Tip Friday of the New Year? We are! And today’s tip is all about what you do when you’re not working out. Or, more appropriately, how you can still take an off day without sitting on your rear all day. That’s right—in today’s video we’re talking about the joys [...]