PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

Why should teens avoid too much aerobic exercise?

ANSWER

You need regular aerobic exercise to reach your best health. But overtraining makes you more likely to get injured or sick. Symptoms might include a high resting heart rate, sleep problems, and exhaustion. If you've been overdoing it, cut back on the time or the intensity or both. Be kind to your body and give it a chance to recover.

From: Aerobic Exercise for Teenagers WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Hallal, P. 2006. Sports Medicine,

Debar, L. , December 2006.  Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

American College of Sports Medicine. 

Health and Fitness Resources and Information. 

About.com: "Exercise for Teens."

Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on April 18, 2019

SOURCES:

Hallal, P. 2006. Sports Medicine,

Debar, L. , December 2006.  Archives of Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

American College of Sports Medicine. 

Health and Fitness Resources and Information. 

About.com: "Exercise for Teens."

Mayo Clinic.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on April 18, 2019

NEXT QUESTION:

What are activities that provide good aerobic exercise?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.