Optimizing Load Management

Guest Author: Michael Kenny Training and competition (total workload) load stimulates a series of homeostatic responses accompanying adaptation of the...

How the body uses energy

The first law of thermodynamics is known as the ‘Law of Conservation of Energy’ and it states that energy cannot...

Athlete Burnout

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

Resting Heart Rate: Why Measure it?

Many coaches go to extreme measures in an attempt to monitor the physical condition of their athletes. The need to...

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...

How That Little Voice In Your Head Limits Endurance Performance

What makes a top endurance athlete quit?  Not quit the sport, but quit during a competition.  Every runner, swimmer, or...

Fighting The Fatigue Of Your Brain And Your Muscles

It’s late in the fourth quarter, the third period, stoppage time or even that last mile.  That is when athletic...