What is weekend warrior syndrome?

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Ronald B. Tolchin, DO
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Weekend warrior syndrome is what happens when you don't exercise at all during the week and then overdo your exercise on the weekend. Weekend warriors may exercise for several hours without stretching properly beforehand and get into awkward positions while twisting and turning during exercise. The result can be pain in your back or other body parts.

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