Old 07-19-06, 12:41 PM
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timmhaan
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at what point do you know to stop training?

often when i'm doing something specific (such as hill repeats, intervals, etc.) i have a certain number of repetitions in mind and i usually try to complete them all. naturally i start to get tired and slower toward the end. sometimes i get a little nauseous or light headed but i feel compelled to keep on.

however, is doing too much ultimately hurting my performance? for example, am i gaining anything by struggling up the hill at 25% reduced speed for the two reps? or am i just wearing my body down needlessly?

i know that more training isn't necessarily good training. but how do you know exactly when to call it a day and head home?
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