Posts Tagged ‘overtraining’

ITB syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome  According to a study published this year in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, one of the five most frequent running related injuries among long distance runners is Iliotibial Band Syndrome commonly known as ITBS. In fact ITBS accounts for 12% of all running injuries. What is the ITB and what is…

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Overtraining- are you training too hard?

Overtraining Syndromme (OTS): Ironman, a long distance triathlon is the mother of all endurances races. Training for such an event involves a huge amount of time, preparation and commitment. Athletes need to push themselves, sometimes to the limit of their capabilities. Most athletes are familiar with the ‘overload principle’ when it comes to training. This…

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