Runners Notes
By Heather Cass Erie Times-News staff blogger
If you want to know anything about the local running scene, ask Heather Cass. A member of the Erie Runners Club for 10-plus years, she is immersed in the local fitness culture, and she's taking your questions.   Read more about this blog.
Posted: March 8th, 2010
Beware of overtraining

Feeling fatigued? Is every run a chore? Losing speed AND enthusiasm?

You could be overtrained.

Check out these top 10 signs of overtraining from Running Planet.

Overtraining is pretty easy for a mileage-obsessed runner (like most of us) to do.

I should know…I do it a lot. I can tell I need a break when I have a “lead legs” run like I did this morning.

Actually TAKING that break…well, that’s a whole different story.

I have yet to master the ability to rest (which explains the lead legs).

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