One of the most – if not THE most – significant challenges that men and women working to create the body of their dreams face on a daily basis is the challenge of overtraining.

We live in a world where over training isn’t seen as a disastrous setback but instead seen as something to aspire to and almost celebrate. This leads to a lot of individuals over training their body and really stopping any progress they would have enjoyed otherwise, crippling their bodies ability to transform the way that people hoped without them even realizing it’s happening in the first place.

Thankfully though, more and more people all over the world are learning that there are real and significant dangers to training too much, too often, and at too high of an intensity. Overtraining Syndrome is a very real and chronic condition that can lead to serious fatigue, burn out, and a plateau where results don’t come nearly as effortlessly as they should have.

On top of that you risk significant injury if you push too far into the overtraining range too often.

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But by arming yourself with the inside information below you should be able to pretty easily and almost effortlessly avoid over training altogether. Your results will come much faster, your results will come much more reliably, and at the end of the day you will be able to build the body you’ve always wanted without any setbacks or dangers along the way.

Cleanup your diet ASAP

The first thing that you were going to want to do is also probably the most obvious, as it will provide the most significant amount of dividends when it comes to losing weight and building muscle.

You’ll want to throw out as many “junk foods” as possible and instead replace those poor food options with dietary choices that are much cleaner, much healthier, and capable of helping you reach your body transformation goals.

Hydrate more than you think you need to

It’s also going to be very advantageous for you to flood your body with significantly more water – and we mean water, not other beverages – so that your body has access to enough fluid to push past fatigue, to energize your muscles, and to make sure that biochemical cascade of reactions caused by exercising doesn’t create any havoc with your major bodily systems.

Never work out more than three days in a row

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Finally, you’ll want to be sure that you are getting plenty of rest so that you can recover from your exercises as fast as possible. Stick to a three-day on, one-day off program and you’ll never have to worry about overtraining but will instead be able to give your body every opportunity to rest before you get right back at it.

Three simple steps to help you avoid overtraining in the gym