If it doesn't challenge you it doesn't change you! No Pain, No Gain! Pain is weakness leaving the body! and so on, and so forth. Cheerleader coaches have been hollering these sayings and others like them for decades. And while there is truth to the fact that we must challenge ourselves in order to elicit adaptation, we must also acknowledge that MORE is not always BETTER. At Prototyps Sports Performance, we believe it is critical to acknowledge where development ends and where diminished performance and risk of injury begins.
Readiness Our ability to perform optimally and adapt optimally to a given training session varies day to day. Stress, sleep, nutrition, and recovery modalities all interact to determine our “readiness to train”.