How to Train for Everything at Once
Managing intensity and fatigue is the key to a well-rounded program.
Are You Training Too Heavy? How to Make 5x5 Work for You
Factor in fatigue when calculating your starting weight for a strength program.
The CrossFit Open and the Average Athlete: Is It Worth It?
A study of three average CrossFitters revels the mental and physical toll of training for the CrossFit Open.
Can Mental Distractions Help Fight Fatigue?
We preach about focus and determination during training, but sometimes letting your mind wander can bring the best results.
7 Ways Stress Can Harm Weightlifting Technique
In a competition, it is often the psychological stress that will defeat you, not strength.
Baking Soda: The Performance Supplement You Are Missing
Being able to push through that last bit of a workout and having decreased recovery time are useful to all athletes.
Fatigue Impairs Jump Performance in Elite and Recreational Athletes
A new study suggests jumping and fatigue don't mix, and may even increase the risk of injury.
Study Sheds Light on the Best Indicators of Fatigue in Baseball Pitchers
Knowing when an athlete has reached his or her limit is a key element of coaching. A new study examined the best ways to determine fatigue in baseball pitchers.
More Fatigue Does Not Make More Muscle
You've probably heard it said that fatiguing your muscles helps them grow by recruiting more muscle fibers. A new study questioned this concept, with interesting results.
Working with Special Populations Part I: Fibromyalgia
Fibromyalgia is a muscular disorder. It’s important for coaches to understand what it is and the symptoms it can bring in a person with the condition.
What Causes Fatigue In High-Intensity Endurance Sports?
For endurance athletes, fatigue is perhaps the single most important performance factor to understand. A new study explores the role of metabolic factors and temperature in fatigue onset.
The Inverse Relationship Between Max Effort, Short-Term Complex Skills and Multiple Repetitions
What does that mean? That means you can't do highly technical stuff for long without getting fatigued and injured.
How a Serious Athlete Should Handle Fatigue
We've all felt great one day and then sucked the next, and peaking for competition is one of the most challenging things in training. Here are aspects of recovery you may not have considered.
The Implications of Fatigue: Science Examines Our Movement as We Tire
Scientists took a close look at how body movement changed due to fatigue from resistance training. This gives coaches new information on how to effectively coach and program for their athletes.
Science Examines Source of Fatigue in Triathletes
Science says triathlons are tiring. Well, duh. But now they know WHY they are so tiring, specifically, and give us some ideas on how to strategize for better performance.
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