Feeling Tired and Low In Mood? Are you Overtraining?

Some gym goers hammer themselves thinking they are becoming lazy, complacent or lackadaisical with their training. This may well be true in some cases, but it might be that you’re actually burning yourself out....could you be overtraining!?

If you think that you might be, rest and healthy eating has to be the priority! Rest periods can range from 2-3 weeks, up to several months depending on the severity of the condition.

To help prevent the onset of overtraining syndrome, or support your recovery from it...consider the following supplements:

- Multi-vitamin and mineral for antioxidant and tissue support (muscle, veins and arteries)

- Omega oil blend for its anti-inflammatory properties in joints and connective tissue (ligaments and tendons)

- ZMA supplement for the replenishment of zinc, magnesium and Vitamin B12 which is commonly deficient in the build up to an overtrained state

- Iron supplement because deficiency is also common in the overtrained state, especially amongst females! An iron supplement can help to reduce anaemia and improve oxygen delivery and energy levels!

 

About the Author

Job Role Qualified Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist Qualifications BSc (Hons) Sports Science | BSc (Hons) Dietetics Tom has always participated in sport both recreationally and competitively which led to an unquenchable thirst for information on anything health, nutrition and fitness. After leaving school Tom went on to play for a football academy during which time he studied Sport and Exercise Science. From here he went on to study a BSc (Hons) Sport Science at UEA followed by his second BSc (Hons) degree, this time at the University of Hertfordshire studying Dietetics. Tom has worked in the fitness, educational and clinical nutrition industry starting out at David Lloyd Health and Leisure Clubs. He then went on to work as a Dietitian (RD) in the NHS, during which time he conducted clinics for healthy eating, weight loss and weight gain, as well as specialised consultations on Diabetes, IBS and Coeliac disease to name a few. He has vast amounts of experience at devising diet plans and supplement regimens, as well as working in the community with schools and competitive athletes. As Head Nutritionist and Supplement expert at Discount Supplements Tom is here to provide current and evidence based health and nutrition information to help you reach your health and fitness goals!
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