Athlete Burnout

  Burnout is a state of fatigue or frustration brought about by a devotion to a cause, a way of...

Metrifit features in RTE documentary GAA Nua

A new sports series called ‘GAA Nua’ (For our global readers: Nua means New in the Irish language) was launched...

Elite athletic performance at youth level is no guarantee of ultimate success

In previous blogs we have looked at the ideas surrounding the area of early specialization and how this can have...

The importance of knowing when an athlete has reached load limit

One of the greatest challenges faced by an athlete and coach is not necessarily among those they face on the...

Don’t fall into the trap of overtraining

The desire to reach peak physical condition and be at their very best for competition is something that drives athletes...

The role of sports specialization in overuse injury

For many people starting out in sport, the dream of competing at the top level and the rewards that accompany...