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Exercise: Designate an easy day

Published On: Jan 14 2014 11:15:53 AM CST
Updated On: Jan 28 2014 10:18:56 AM CST
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By Mayo Clinic News Network

Starting a fitness program? Don't get carried away.

Working out too intensely or too often boosts your chances of injury and burnout.

Remember to alternate hard workouts with easier ones.

And plan time between sessions for your body to rest and recover.

Source: http://newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org/