• Male squatting for Strength and Mass
    Exercise,  Fitness tips,  Recovery

    Doing This Can Maintain Strength and Mass After a Period of Intense Training

    An all too common problem for novice and seasoned weight lifters is overtraining syndrome. Overtraining syndrome occurs if sufficient rest is not provided during training and it can manifest in a kaleidoscope of symptoms including emotional, behavioral, and physical problems. For many, the confusion comes with the balance of hard work and recovery and fear of losing gains made with training. People often assume it is the “hard” training where the gains are made — when actually the recovery period is the time in which the critical changes happen that improve strength and mass, and ultimately fitness.