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Overcoming Weight Gain, Poor Performance & Overtraining

Taren Gesell

Matt Bach was in the best shape of his life in 2015, winning IM Maryland, finishing 74th overall at Kona, and about to turn pro. But crushing fatigue, sudden weight gain, and a missing libido made him start to realize something was very wrong. He wrote his symptoms off for a while until he couldn't ignore them anymore. On the podcast this week, we talk about how Matt accidentally became overtrained, how his missing libido was the biggest clue, how blood tests were key to his recovery.

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Taren Gesell
Taren Gesell

"Triathlon Taren" Gesell is founder of MOTTIV and one of the world's top experts on helping adults become endurance athletes later in life. Best known for his YouTube channel and podcast Taren is the author of the Triathlon Foundations series of books and has been published featured in endurance publications around the world.

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