Any runner at any level is always at risk for becoming overtrained, of developing overtraining syndrome, a condition you’ll want to go to great effort to avoid because it’s unpleasant, disappointing, and dangerous.
In this Mojo for Running Podcast episode, I explain how runners can fall into the trap of overtraining, the symptoms and what a runner needs to do to recover and return to effective, healthy running training.
“Smarter Not Harder,” by Rob Taylor, Runners’ World, February, 2011
“Heart Rate Variability: What it is and How it Can Help with Training and Racing,” Dr. Phil Maffetone
The Lore of Running 4th Edition, by Dr. Timothy Noakes, 1949
“Are You Overtraining?” by Christie Aschwanden, Runners’ World, 2007
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