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    training allergy... lol

    Right, my training has been going real bad for about a year now. This is no joke..every single time I train ...about 15-30 mins after i feel dizzy, my nose gets bunged up and i basically feel shitty.next day i either have a cold, chest infection or some other bloody ailment, and even though my form is perfct on most excercises I seem to be constantly injured ???

    Now my initial thought was I`m overtraining ..is it possible to overtrain in one session? I thought it was a gradual thing..anyway I tried everything from cutting my sets right down and tried light days, weeks off, etc...still same again..It`s like I`m allergic to bloody training.

    Is this down to a very weak immune system as it feels like my body just cant cope with any form of training..and if so what in the hell can I do for it ?? My gains have stopped probably last year and I`ve just been plodding along trying to make some sort of sense of it all.

    Any ideas ?????
    Rememeber after every dark night, comes a bright day so no matter how hard it gets stick ya chest out, keep ya head up and handle it ! - Tupac shakur

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    Here's a few questions you need to ask yourself.

    What vitamins are you taking?
    What supplements are you taking?
    Are you breathing properly while lifting?
    Have you been to the doctor a lately?
    Are you getting enough sleep?
    Are you eating properly?

    The point of all this work is to feel better not worse.
    sometimes slowly

    My stats:
    Age - 43
    ht - 5' - 7"
    wt - 152 lbs
    bf% - 10.5%
    pipe dream goal 175 lbs @ 10% bf
    making the switch to power lifting

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    Do you possibly have allergies? Where do you lift? Gyms, basements, and garages are breeding grounds for molds and spores, two of the most common allergies. Your symptoms suggest the possibility.

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