overexercise

verb, transitive + intransitive over·ex·er·cise \ ˌō-vər-ˈek-sər-ˌsīz \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of overexercise

overexercised; overexercising
:to exercise too frequently, too intensely, or for too long
  • I'd heavily restrict my food for a few days, only to binge on unhealthy foods later. Then I'd overexercise to burn those extra calories off …
  • —Jennipher Walters
  • Also, don't overfeed or overexercise your pet prior to the flight.
  • —Shannon Valladolid

overexercise

noun
    • an injury caused by overexercise
    • Sometimes, the problem can be traced to overstimulation of nerves regulating heart rate, or to such benign origins as overexercise or high anxiety.
    • —Paul G. Donohue

First Known Use of overexercise

1931


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