For the most part, exercise makes us feel great. It fills us with energy, lifts our mood, and prevents disease. But too much of a good thing often leads to problems down the road, and over time too much exercise can cause serious wear and tear.
As someone who absolutely loves fitness, I like to exercise at least five days per week, but I always make sure to set aside two days for rest and active recovery. Why? Because if I vigorously exercised more than that, it starts to damage my body. In case you need more convincing, here are three ways over-exercising can damage the body.