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How Much Exercise Is Too Much?


This week we’re discussing a topic that we often get a lot of questions on. “How much exercise is too much”? This is a great question and can often cause confusion when planning out your weekly exercise routines.

Everyone is different when it comes to exercising and what works for one person may not necessarily work for someone else. So unfortunately there is no one answer to this question. However, there are important things to keep in mind when determining how much exercise to just right for you.

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In This Episode You Will Learn:

1). Why it’s important to self evaluate your exercise schedule and if you are hurting in certain areas, what that could be attributed to.

2). How exercising should be looked at as a long term activity and that there is no finish line. Taking care of our bodies should be considered “the long game” and there is no reason to rush hard into activities risking injury etc.

3). How our Custom 7 Day Workout Plans can help you with a healthy workout schedule tailored to your bodies needs and fitness level avoiding over exertion and wear and tear.

4). The different kinds of injuries you risk to your body if you exercise to frequently without knowing it and why we need to pay attention to what our bodies are telling us.


5). How being mindful of your exercise frequency, listening to your body and finding the right schedule for you is key to longevity and being your best fit self.

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Originally published February 16, 2021


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