Not many colds. True, it’s not normally a sign that you need to see a doctor, but athletes are more likely to overtrain if they manage to avoid viruses. A cold ruthlessly forces the body to slow down and thus prevents overtraining.So there--I can reconceptualize illness-related downtime as useful...
Saturday, March 1, 2008
The silver lining
At the New York Times, Gretchen Reynolds on overtraining. It's a good article, but I liked the last item on the list of signs of overtraining at the end best: