Session-RPE is an easy and effective method of monitoring training load

When it comes to preparing athletes for competition, the effective monitoring of training load is the one of the most...

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...

Metrifit’s 5 on Friday

Some great articles this week for our #5onFriday selection. We hope you enjoy reading and that you #discovermore. Please feel...

Metrifit talks to the coaches webinar: with special guest <b>Derek Bol</b>

Metrifit talks to the coaches webinar: with special guest Derek Bol

As part of our ongoing commitment to help inform and inspire the coaching community we are delighted to provide a...

The overtraining problem and why monitoring is essential

“Overtraining can best be defined as the state where an athlete has been repeatedly stressed by training to the point...

Metrifit’s 5 on Friday

As part of our aim to help share knowledge between coaches and help educate and motivate others we are starting...

Metrifit talks to the coaches:
Kevin Schultz Webinar

We had a fantastic webinar with special guest Kevin Schultz chaired by Dr. Cian O’Neill, Head of The Department of...

Metrifit talks to the coaches webinar: with special guest Kevin Schultz

As part of our ongoing commitment to help inform and inspire the coaching community we are delighted to provide a...

Injuries cost much more than medals

Did you ever wonder why the world of sport is so obsessed with injury prevention? On the face of it,...

Flexible timing of measurement is another benefit of Session-RPE

In a previous blog, we looked at the concept of implementing an effective system for monitoring training load and the...

New study highlights benefits of monitoring

A very interesting article published online in January this year is of particular interest to those using monitoring systems, or...

Athlete self-report measures

Is there evidence to jump/stay on the bandwagon? An Athlete self-report measure (ASRM) is any measure where an athlete self-reports...

Symptoms of Overtraining

Overtraining is an issue that has been discussed and debated by sports professionals at many different levels. This syndrome has...

Athlete Recovery Part 2: Ice Baths – Do they actually work?

One of the most controversial and talked-about issues in modern sport science is undoubtedly the idea of ice-baths in athlete...

Athlete Recovery Part 1: Keep on Rolling!

In an ideal sporting world, it would be great to have a personal masseuse on tap 24/7 to give a...

Anti-Gravity Treadmills – What can they do?

Anti-Gravity Treadmills – What can they do?

When one mentions the words “anti-gravity treadmill”, the first image that may come to mind is an elaborate machine that...

The Perfect Recipe for an Athlete Monitoring System

What are the key ingredients that come together to produce an athlete monitoring platform that adequately serves athletes and coaches...

Breaking Bones

Following on from our earlier article on ACL injuries in sport, bone fractures in sport is a common and unfortunate...

Genes in Sport

We have often heard or used the phrase “sport, it’s in your DNA”, yet when it comes to sport, this...

What should a coach really know about his athletes to help improve performance?

Communication is key in any coach – athlete relationship. The coach needs to know valuable information from his / her...

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Importance Of Self-Monitoring For The Athlete

In terms of training methods, when you think of modern sports teams and athletes, you may allude to the “entourage”...

Learning To Trust RPE For Training Loads

Learning To Trust RPE For Training Loads

Coaches invest hours devising training plans that will push their athletes just to the edge, but not over.  Overtraining leads...