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An evidence based dive into exercise physiology and improving athletic performance

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Welcome to Exercise Doc! A blog giving an in-depth look into the world of exercise physiology, using an evidence based approach to explore the science, truths and myths of sports performance.


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Underperforming, Overreaching or Overtraining?

What are overreaching and overtraining? Overtraining is a phrase commonly used in competitive sport. True overtraining syndrome is actually quite rare, but the spectrum of conditions that come under the umbrella of unexplained underperformance syndrome can affect athletes more frequently. There are three main subsets of this syndrome. The first is named functional overreaching. ThisContinue reading “Underperforming, Overreaching or Overtraining?”


‘Passion and perseverance’

Angela Duckworth

‘If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise… we would have found the safest way to health’

Hippocrates

‘Exercise is a celebration of what your body can do’

Anon