Pain: Your Greatest Challenge as an Endurance Athlete

Pain is an inevitable part of endurance-sport training and racing. From an evolutionary perspective, when humans felt pain on the Serengeti 250,000 years ago (when we first became Homo Sapiens), it was an essential tool for our survival, letting us know when our lives were in danger, thus ensuring that we propagated the species. Paradoxically,Continue reading “Pain: Your Greatest Challenge as an Endurance Athlete”

Psychological Responses During Injury Recovery

When injuries occur, several factors can influence the rehabilitation process and ultimately return to activity. It’s no secret that the physical aspect of injury recovery is important. This aspect is typically what most people think of during the injury recovery process. Another important component, that may get overlooked, is the psychological aspect of recovery. It’sContinue reading “Psychological Responses During Injury Recovery”