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  • v  exert (oneself) excessively and go beyond one's strength
    don't overexert yourself when exercising!

  • Even while the heart is being asked to overexert, carbon monoxide from cigarette smoke combines with red blood cells and decreases their capacity to carry oxygen.
  • Use enough weight to tire yourself out, but don't overexert or strain.
  • But the trouble with such sports is that businessmen tend to overexert and fret over their performance.
News & Articles

  • UPDATE: Gaudin's defense has arrived, and it's an unexpected one.
    UPDATE : Gaudin's defense has arrived, and it's an unexpected one. According to his lawyer , Gaudin was disoriented (and in the hospital in the first place) because of rhabdomyolysis, a condition where one's muscles break down and then the components of those muscles enter the kidneys. It can happen to athletes who overexert themselves, and it is basically the worst thing. We'll stay tuned to ...
    July 10, 2013 - Deadspin

  • Kobe Bryant in USA Today
    Phil does a good job of making sure we stay in good condition, but that he doesn't overexert us too much because of the long summer we had,Bryant said. "I feel great. I could run all day. I'm in shape, so I'm ready to go."
  • Ron Washington in SI.com
    If things go well and we get him in there Friday, if he doesn't overexert himself and an opportunity comes up Saturday, I'll put him in there (again),Rangers manager Ron Washington said Saturday before the Rangers played Boston.
  • Rich Dubee in Philadelphia Inquirer
    I don't think there's much risk at all,pitching coach Rich Dubee said. "I think when you look at him, you think of a guy who generally controls his delivery, knows that he can't overexert himself because he's not going to get enough out of...

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