High Training Load? Protect Your Body from Illness and Injury.
By Stevie Lyn Smith, MS, RDN, CDN, February 17, 2020
Exercise and training routines have many benefits: improved mood, strong muscles and bones, weight management, and reduced risk of chronic diseases, among others. But big training weeks without adequate recovery can negatively impact health and performance, and even your immune system. Here we’ll take a closer look at how training load—or the amount you exercise—can impact your immune system, and what you can do to stay healthy.