This week, I want to talk about overtraining, undertraining, and how you can have both simultaneously. All three of these cases will frustrate you and can be a big reason you’re training consistently but you’re not seeing muscle growth.
We tend to believe that if some is good, more is better. And that’s just not true when it comes to most things, including exercise.
I know I’m a broken record with this, but I think it sometimes needs to be said in many different ways for you to understand and let it sink in fully.
There is a dose-response relationship with exercise. A certain dose will yield positive results, but too little or too much will either do nothing or yield negative results.
Exercise is medicine, yes. And any medicine can be overdosed and see adverse side effects, or underdosed and see no changes. Exercise is no exception.
Let’s talk about the signs and symptoms of overtraining, undertraining, and undertraining...