A Lesson in Staleness

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Staleness (nervous overwork)

Condition is mental and physical fitness for the event, attitude toward the work, enthusiasm through the grind, triumph over mistakes, improvement in trial performances, full recuperation between daily workouts conserve nervous energy and indicate increasing fitness for the approaching contest. Danger signals of overtraining are loss of sleep, fretfulness, lassitude, overanxiety, indifference, lack of concentration. – Charles Hutchins, MD 1929 (former college coach)

Lot’s of things now are considered new, but I think we should reflect on the past and see how we can refine today. We have only made progress if we have fully exhausted what the wisdom of coaches in the past have done.

Carl Valle

Carl Valle

Track & Field Coach
Carl is an expert coach who has produced champions in swimming, track and numerous other sports. He is one of the foremost experts in the fields of nutrition and restoration.
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