You can’t wait to celebrate the arrival of spring (finally!) by ditching the “dreadmill” and taking your runs outside. But rack up the miles too quickly without letting your body recover adequately and you could end up sick, tired, or injured. Study these common signs that you might be overtraining—and use the pointers from Jeff Gaudette, owner and head coach of RunnersConnect in Boston, to protect yourself as you pound the pavement.
How to tell if your race training’s getting too intense—plus how to protect yourself as you pound the pavement.