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overtraining lungs?

dbmnkdbmnk Posts: 217
we all know overtraining do you no good, but does that only refer to skeletal muscles?
How bout cardiac and pulmonary systems?
Can they get damaged due to overtraining?

My skeletal muscles always seem to do fine - low lactate buildup, no post training sourness, no aching or pain. But my lungs seem to be screaming, if I push it.

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  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 65,425 Lives Here
    dbmnk wrote:
    we all know overtraining do you no good, but does that only refer to skeletal muscles?
    How bout cardiac and pulmonary systems?
    Can they get damaged due to overtraining?

    My skeletal muscles always seem to do fine - low lactate buildup, no post training sourness, no aching or pain. But my lungs seem to be screaming, if I push it.

    I think that pain in the lungs is entirely normal.

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  • Biffz0idBiffz0id Posts: 123
    Sometimes you diaphragm muscles can get a bit sore. Well, I know mine can get a bit fatigued after alot of running. But as for your lungs that sounds abit ominous. I don't know what other answers you'll get but it can't hurt to ask your GP.
  • Garry HGarry H Posts: 6,639
    dbmnk wrote:
    My skeletal muscles always seem to do fine - low lactate buildup, no post training sourness, no aching or pain. But my lungs seem to be screaming, if I push it.

    Try harder :wink:
  • keef66keef66 Posts: 13,123
    I'm the opposite; lungs never a problem, legs screaming.

    I suppose I'll know I'm getting somewhere if my legs start demanding more oxygen than my lungs can supply. Or will that mean one of my lungs has collapsed?
  • stonehousestonehouse Posts: 222
    Spin faster your lungs will run out first then?
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