The dangers of over training
Here's how to know you're overdoing it, with insight from Southampton's sports medicine and science manager, Mo Gimpel
Does this sound familiar? You constantly ache, you keep getting ill, can't sleep and find it hard train or even play football.
If the answer is yes, you need to stop and take a break. You could be over training. Instead of getting stronger, you're getting weaker.
To help you identify the warning signs of over training FFT spoke to Southampton's sports medicine and science manager, Mo Gimpel.
Mo Gimpel was speaking at the Science + Football Conference. This year's conference is on Wednesday, April 30 at the London Soccer Dome. For more information visitwww.scienceandfootball.com (opens in new tab)
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