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Training and not getting results

What is over-training? Why do we need recovery? And what is ‘fatigue’? Exercise or time spent in the gym is really just a stimulus for change. The stimulus will only ever give you results if you recover between the repeated stimuli. The faster and more efficiently you recover, the sooner you can apply another stimulus.  When someone doesn’t adequately recover, performance and health can suffer. Some people have heard runners describe it as “hitting the wall,” it’s also known as “over-training.” The causes of fatigue fall into 2 categories: 1.    Central Nervous System (neuromuscular fatigue) 2.    Local Muscle (peripheral fatigue)
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Categories: Category 2.