tools to prevent overtraining

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You want to know how much is too much activity? I gotchu. ⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Here are some tools that might help you stay in that sweet spot of just enough activity to deliver results, and too much activity with diminishing returns:

>> a heart rate tracking device – this can be helpful to see which types of activity get your heart rate up compared to others. it might also show you which heart rate zone you spend most of our time each week, making a case for switching it up. ⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
>> rest days – I typically recommend 2-3 non-negotiable rest days per week because the ONLY time you are able to build and repair muscle when you are not being active. limiting your active time to NEAT movement or other low impact activities such as yoga or stretching is encouraged on rest days.⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
>> a personalized macro prescription – in order to support or improve your metabolism, you gotta eat enough. matching your high activity levels to macro targets are personalized to you can be a game changer.⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
>> a personalized training plan – following a structured program with progressive overload is the BEST (and probably most efficient) use of your time to see results. a trainer will use your data to ensure you’re making impressive gains.⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
>> a workout journal – tracking your weights and reps overtime helps you see if you’re progressing or not, which indicates if you might be overtraining.⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
>> one gym membership – not two, three. you do not need Crossfit, OrangeTheory, Soulcycle and F45. Especially if you’re the type to be prone to overtraining, it’s in your best interest to cut a membership(s) and force yourself to do less, or do more effective activity.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
If you need help setting your macros (but also an exercise audit, too), consider investing in a personalized set of macros from my team. We will take a deep dive into your health picture and give you highly personalized recommendations!

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