An example of to overexert is to try to run 10 miles when the body is only used to running five.
transitive verbo·ver·ex·ert·ed, o·ver·ex·ert·ing, o·ver·ex·erts
(third-person singular simple present overexerts, present participle overexerting, simple past and past participle overexerted)
- To exert (oneself) to an excessive degree
- When you are shoveling snow, it is very important to follow safety tips for cleaning up snow and ice at home and not to overexert yourself.
- Drink plenty of fluids and don't overexert yourself.