1. You complain about a lot of aches and pains
Some exercises are designed to help relieve pain and make you feel better. But if your complaining of aches and pains because you are exercising, it only means that you are over exercising. Stop overdoing it before you cause some serious damage to your muscles or your knees.
2. You visit the doctor one too many times to get treated for a dislocated shoulder, torn ligament or a sprained ankle
When your doctor visits to get treated for these ailments becomes more frequent and you spend one too many times visiting the doctor, you should see it as a sign that you are exercising too much to the extent that you are causing injuries to yourself. It is also time that you slow down on exercising or stop it for a while to let your body heal naturally.
3. Your social life centers around your exercise regimen
You know you are over exercising when you make plans around your exercise regimen. You would rather spend the evening at the gym than going out on a date or hanging out with friends. You would also see yourself scheduling your other appointments based on your gym time.
4. You see that your discussions center around the new equipment that has been launched or about supplements that makes you stronger
Sometimes your exercising can take over your conversations too, where all you can talk about is how exercise has changed you also start lecturing people on the benefits of exercising. You not only talk constantly about it but you also take it to annoying levels that people might want to avoid you.
5. You spend a lot of time in front of the mirror admiring your body
Over exercising can make you a narcissist and force you to keep looking at and admiring your body. If you are constantly looking at yourself or checking out your body, it means you are overdoing it. If you are fit, healthy and happy and exercise contributes to it, you should stick with it and not let it take over your life.
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