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The Dangers of Overexercising

SALE TODAY: Learn Piano on iOS In this video, Mahalo's fitness expert Torri Shack explains the dangers of overexercising. Danger #1: Dehydration --------------------------------------------------------------------- When you overexercise, you run the risk of becoming dehydrated. This leads to an electrolyte imbalance, which can cause cramping, heart palpitations, nausea,?vomiting?and passing out. To stay hydrated, drink 17-20 oz of water an hour before your workout. While exercising, consume 7-10 oz of water ever 10-20 minutes, as you are actively losing water through sweat. You should also drink eight ounces of water right before and right after your workout. c? Danger #2: Muscle Fatigue --------------------------------------------------------------------- Overexercising means you're using your muscles beyond what they are capable of and?completely?depleting their glycogen stores, possibly to the point where your muscles will burn themselves as fuel because it has exhausted the glycogen and fat stores. This can result in injury from pulling or straining muscles. Danger #3: Burnout --------------------------------------------------------------------- Too much exercise can lead to mental and physical burnout to the point where you won't or can't go to the gym to work out. Exercise shouldn't feel like torture; you should want to do it. Read more by visiting our page at:
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