Strength Training

Is Fatigue All in Your Head?

Is Fatigue all in your Head? Ed McNeely, MSc., Strength & Conditioning Lead

There was a popular children’s bedtime story called the Little Engine that Could. In that story, a train engine struggled to get up a steep hill but by repeating the phrase “I think I can” over and over, he made it up. Little did we know at the time, that train engine had stumbled upon the secret to overcoming fatigue in many sport situations.