Are you mentally weak, or are you subconsciously asking for help? What about your athletes or your kids? Have you ever experienced that training session that was meant to be challenging, but you know it wasn't too much to ask? It was within reach, but you stopped short of fulfilling expectations. Why did you stop? Did you … Continue reading Mental Weakness or Cry For Help?
Note: I'm not talking strictly about early specialization and overuse injuries related to long training seasons with little time for recovery. I'm talking more about the psychosocial aspects related to the fatigue and exhaustion of "being done," not having any more fuel in the tank for this sport. Athletes who experience burnout are more prone … Continue reading Preventing Burnout: Why It Matters