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fatigue

Managing intensity and fatigue is the key to a well-rounded program.
Factor in fatigue when calculating your starting weight for a strength program.
A study of three average CrossFitters revels the mental and physical toll of training for the CrossFit Open.
We preach about focus and determination during training, but sometimes letting your mind wander can bring the best results.
In a competition, it is often the psychological stress that will defeat you, not strength.
Being able to push through that last bit of a workout and having decreased recovery time are useful to all athletes.
A new study suggests jumping and fatigue don't mix, and may even increase the risk of injury.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What does that mean? That means you can't do highly technical stuff for long without getting fatigued and injured.
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.
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 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.