What are the signs that show you are exercising too much

what are the signs that show you are exercising too much

Regular exercising is important to stay healthy and fit. It keeps your weight under control, improves mental health and reduces the risk of many diseases. Moreover, the regular exercise makes you live longer. It is a well-known fact that the excess of anything is bad similarly, performing excess exercise has also bad effects. If you practising excessive workout by assuming it would only serve benefits then you are wrong. The excessive exercise can cause problems like mood swings, pain, and muscle cramps. If you are exercising more than what is needed then the body gives you these signs. (Also read: How do skipping ropes help to stay fit and healthy)

Let’s know what these signs are:

Muscles are not recovering in stipulated time

If your muscles are not recovering and you are always feeling pain after exercise, it means that you are exercising more than the requirement of the body. Proper nutrition and rest are necessary for muscles to recover. So, instead of doing high-intensity workouts every day, practice it twice or thrice in a week.

You always live in bad mood
what are the signs that show you are exercising too much
Being angry, or being in a bad mood every time is also an indication that you are working out more than the requirement. Although after exercise, you feel less stressed, when you exercise more than requirement than it has the contrary effect. Therefore, it is better to avoid going to the gym all the time and doing some relaxing activities such as hot water bath or any movie. (Also read: what are the ways to gain lean muscle mass quickly)

Excessive sleep or trouble in sleeping
what are the signs that show you are exercising too much
Exercise helps you to get a good sleep, routine but when you exercise more than you need, you have face problems in getting adequate sleeping or you sleep too much. This occurs because the excessive exercise releases the stress hormone cortisol in the body.

Always feel tired
what are the signs that show you are exercising too much
Signs of being mentally and physically tired are also an indication of excessive exercise. If you exercise more than you need, then your body spends more energy than it needs and your body does not relax so you feel tired all the time.

Pain in muscles
what are the signs that show you are exercising too much
If you feel pain in muscles for consecutive days, it indicates that you are exercising more because the pain caused by workouts is cured within a day.

Lack of energy

If you are feeling low for consecutive days even if you are not ill and your body is lacking in energy then it is the result of over-training. (Also read: Single-leg exercises for strong glute muscles)

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