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overtraining

A general term for any practice of, or training for, a particular sport which is in excess of that necessary to effectively participate in the sport. Overtraining increases the physical stress on specific parts of the musculoskeletal system, and increases the risk of injury.

overtraining

Sports medicine A general term for any practice of, or training for, a particular sport which is in excess of that necessary to participate in the sport , which ↑ the physical stress on specific parts of the musculoskeletal system. See Elite athlete, Female athlete triad, Reflex sympathetic dystrophy, Training.
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"He overtrained for Jeff Horn, for sure, 100 percent," said Fortune of Pacquiao's flat performance a year ago which saw him lose a controversial unanimous decision.
But even if we were overtrained, I think we still won the fight, and so does the rest of the world,' said the former heavyweight contender from Australia.
"We didn't overtrain him, we left him out of some training sessions, he's just delivered anything we wanted for Vincent's.
Simply adding speed workouts into an established training regimen is a sure way to overtrain and risk overuse injury.
If you feel you are giving it your all in the gym, lifting weights like crazy with proper form and technique and getting the right supplementation, yet muscle growth tends to be sluggish at best, chances are you may be overtrained.
"I think most of the boxers looked overtrained to tell you the truth, they all looked tired.
If you're still aching after 72 hours, or you're experiencing muscle weakness (you're fatiguing far faster than normal), you may have overtrained. "Overtraining is when the volume and intensity of dance exceeds recovery capacity," explains Calo.
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He wrote: "In Sydney Moyes said: 'We've overtrained Robin this week to build up his fitness.' [In Japan] he picked up muscle injury.
"In Sydney Moyes said: 'We overtrained Robin this week to build up his fitness,'" Verheijen said through his Twitter account.
"We have overtrained him this week to try and make sure we build up his fitness but he has never complained about a thing." The punishing nature of Van Persie's training schedule means he will not start today's encounter with the A-League All Stars at ANZ Stadium.