Riding our bikes is a daily requirement for many of us. Whether it’s to train for a race, or just simply clear our minds of the everyday chaos that life throws at us.
Exercise, of all forms, can be very addictive. We find ourselves getting hooked on the rush of endorphins, and other happy chemicals, that our brains release during a workout. Seeing our bodies transform over time, and feeling the physical benefits of exercising can trick us into training harder, putting in more hours on the bike, or more sessions at the gym.
However, there is such a thing as over training when we really need to take a break to prevent injury. Here are some signs to look out for which indicate your body really needs a rest day… or week!