If you are training properly, you should progress steadily. This doesn't necessarily mean a personal best every time you race. . . Each training session should be like putting money in the bank. If your training works, you continue to deposit into your 'strength' account. . . Too much training has the opposite effect. Rather than build, it tears down. Your body will tell when you have begun to tip the balance. Just be sure to listen to it.
"The pattern established at the outset has remained to this day, and the Spaniards still do nothing save tear the natives to shreds, murder them and inflict upon them untold misery, suffering and distress, tormenting, harrying and persecuting them mercilessly. " According to Las Casas, atrocities continued unabated in the Americas, even half a century after the discovery.