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Have Your Muscles Stopped Growing? Want to Know Why?

Posted by VPX Sports on Jul 22, 2013 9:07:00 AM

Are you one of those gym rats who spends endless hours in the gym day in and day out working hard to improve your physique but don’t see any difference in your body? You believe that the more work you do, the better off you will be. Believe it or not, you might be doing more harm to your body than good when training so much. As a result, you might not be seeing any of the results you want. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms listed below, you may be over-training.

musclesSigns and symptoms of over-training:

  • Fatigue

  • Muscle soreness/tenderness - lasting longer than 48 hours

  • Decreased appetite

  • Trouble sleeping

  • Cold/flu symptoms

  • Loss of motivation

  • Lack of energy

  • Increased body temperature

  • Depression

  • Loss of body weight

It is likely your body would benefit from taking a week off for relaxation and rehabilitation. When you get back into the gym, you will probably find you have gained strength and increased your energy levels!

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