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Deutsch: Übertraining / Español: Sobreentrenamiento / Português: Overtraining / Français: Surentraînement / Italiano: Sovrallenamento

Overtraining in the context of fitness refers to a condition where an individual experiences a decline in performance and overall health due to excessive physical training without adequate rest and recovery. It results from a prolonged imbalance between intense physical activity and insufficient recovery time, leading to physical, emotional, and psychological fatigue.

Deutsch: Sauerstoffversorgung / Español: Entrega de oxígeno / Português: Entrega de oxigênio / Français: Livraison d'oxygène / Italiano: Consegna di ossigeno

Oxygen delivery in the fitness context refers to the process by which oxygen is transported from the lungs to the tissues and muscles throughout the body. This process is crucial for aerobic metabolism, energy production, and overall physical performance, especially during exercise.

Deutsch: Sauerstoff / Español: Oxígeno / Português: Oxigênio / Français: Oxygène / Italiano: Ossigeno

Oxygen in the fitness context refers to the essential element that plays a crucial role in the body's energy production processes, particularly during physical activity. It is vital for converting nutrients into usable energy in the form of ATP (adenosine triphosphate) through the process of cellular respiration.

Orlistat refers to a commonly prescribed Fat absorption medication, it is sold under the brand name Xenical.

Obesity is an excess proportion of total obesity is the body mass index (BMI).
Overweight refers to the the condition of weighing more than is normal or healthy for one's age or build.