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...

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...

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...

Athlete Burnout: Causes and Prevention Strategies

The issue of youth athlete burnout is one that has been addressed on many occasions and a topic that we...

Staying healthy boosts chances of sporting success

One of the greatest fears of an athlete is that injury can strike just at the wrong time which could...

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...

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...

Issue of burnout continues to pose challenges

The issue of burnout, particularly among younger athletes is something that continually challenges those involved in sport. It is considered...

Symptoms of Overtraining

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