Tag Archives: overtraining

Overtraining Does Not Mean Over-Achieving

Overtraining Does Not Mean Over-Achieving

Are you killing yourself in the gym, day in and day out, and feel as if your progress has come to a halt? There are many reasons why people plateau, including improper nutrition, lack of rest or overtraining. Rest and overtraining actually go hand in ...
Race Week Preparation

Race Week Preparation

Q: From a Team-Marsh Facebook fan: I have a race coming up and am nervous already. What does your typical “race week” look like? Brandon Marsh answers: A: The week before a race is a concern for all triathletes, no matter the distance or ...
Burned Out

Burned Out

Q: Do you ever feel burned out? How do you beat the training blues and recommit to your goals? Amy Marsh answers: A:   Swimming 2.4 miles, biking 112 miles and then running a marathon is a major feat for anyone.  On top of that is the pressure to not ...
VIDEO: Push Yourself, But Don’t Overtrain

VIDEO: Push Yourself, But Don’t Overtrain

It’s tempting to keep pushing, and pushing, and pushing yourself, but if you over-train, you won’t be doing your body any favors.  Fitness model, author and mother Jennifer Nicole Lee talks about how to avoid over-training–and how t ...
Work Out, Get Fatter. Huh?

Work Out, Get Fatter. Huh?

Work out like an animal at the gym and get fatter? That might seem unfair, but it can happen. Chronic stress in your life can actually cause you to store extra body fat. You may have heard of the hormone cortisol, which is also known as the “st ...