If you are a fitness enthusiast, then you already know how important proper muscle recovery is for increasing strength, stamina, and boosting performance. Whether you are only just starting out or trying to find new ways to boost the speed and quality of your muscle recovery rate, stay with us as we discuss a few… Read More
Can an Imbalance between Total Training Load & Total Recovery cause Overtraining?
Research Paper Title Excessive Treadmill Training Enhances Brain-Specific MicroRNA-34a in the Mouse Hippocampus. Background An imbalance between total training load and total recovery may cause overtraining (OT). The purpose of the present study was to verify the effects of OT on the expression of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), its receptor tropomyosin receptor kinase B (TrkB)… Read More
Overreaching or Overtraining?
Overreaching is the correct, scientific term for what most of the fitness industry refers to as “overtraining,” which is a reduction in workout performance despite continued efforts to the contrary (scientists reserve the term “overtraining” for a medical diagnosis that has been provided after extensive investigation). Traditionally, strength coaches have assumed that overreaching involves the… Read More
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