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28 Feb 2004

overtraining?
i would just like to know how much exercise is too much.
I am a 17yr old girl, 66kg, 1.77m. I eat about 300 calories a day, and exercise for 1 1/2hours per day. Two days a week in addition to this i do 2hours of tennis.
This consists of 1hour of cardio, usually cycling, as well as 30min or so of weights/resistance training, mostly this:
situps, push ups, lunges, skipping and then weights for my arms, chest, legs, stomach etc. I use 2-3kg weights.
My aim is to build up a little bit of muscle and burn fat.
My question- is this too much, cos i've read that you should have rest days in between your programme and stuff??
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01 Jan 0001

Funky,

You most certainly do need rest days between training sessions. You seem to be overdoing it. Please post your program on here in a table form and we can evaluate it together.

Keep well,

Conrad Booysen-Biokineticist
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