Test to Find out If These Sobreentrenando

During the practice of physical activity We must pay special attention to our performance and capacity. It is important to respect the advice of professionals, since they indicate us the proper amount of exercises that we should be.

Especially the first days of activity, is often the appearance of fatigue y muscle fatigue that may indicate a Overtraining. Then I invite you to make you a series of questions and know if your training It is too:

1- How are you in the mood today?

  • Very very good: – 2 points
  • Very well: – 1 point
  • Good: 0 points
  • Normal: 1 point
  • Wrong: 3 points
  • Very bad: 5 points
  • Very very bad: 7 points

2- How many hours you slept during the night?

  • More than nine: – 1 point
  • Eight to nine: 0 points
  • Seven hours: 1 point
  • Five to six hours: 3 points
  • Less than five: 5 points

3- Last night I slept….

  • …It’s always: 0 points
  • … one hour more than usual: – 1 point
  • ….two or more hours than usual: – 3 points
  • …one hour less than usual: 1 point
  • …two hours less than usual: 3 points
  • …three or more than three hours less than usual: 5 points

4- Have you ever been sick last week?

  • Yes: 5 points
  • No: 0 points

5- How would you rate your last training?

  • Very easy: – 3 points
  • Very easy: – 1 point
  • Easy: 0 points
  • Normal: 1 point
  • Hard: 3 points
  • Very hard: 5 points
  • Very very hard: 7 points

6- How do your muscles feel?

  • Very very good: – 3 points
  • Very well: – 1 point
  • Good: 0 points
  • Sensitive but not tired: 3 points
  • Tired: 5 points
  • Very very tired: 7 points.

7- Do you have tired legs?

  • No: 0 points
  • A little: 1 point
  • Enough: 3 points
  • Very heavy: 7 points

To get the result just you go by adding or subtracting points of each response and based on the retrieved number qualify it in the following way:

  • 40 or more points: you must take a rest, your body is overstretching.
  • 16 to 39 points: continues as well, but be careful… are about to reach an overtraining.
  • 15 or less points: your balance training-recovery It is suitable.

Remember that what is right and best for your Bless you It is to have rest periods that Interleave every training session. Otherwise, you will get to experience fatigue and general listlessness and even see the influences of over-training on your mood.

Take care of your body and follow the recommendations of your coach.