According to Mentus, one of the first symptoms of overexercising is a decline in workout efficacy.
But if you have been struggling for a week or more, it may be time to change your approach."
"When the heart rate has difficulty returning to normal resting levels, it may indicate
"High levels of stress hormones keep the sympathetic nervous system in fight-or-flight mode, preventing the parasympathetic nervous system
A 2018 Frontiers in Physiology article examining current research found that overtrained athletes
Slept less and had poorer quality sleep than those who were not overtrained.
"When the sympathetic nervous system is activated, it reduces the body's capacity to metabolize meals
. Mentus explains that a loss of appetite can exacerbate the symptoms of overexercising