Cutting Edge Techniques for Handling Injuries, Concussions and Improving Performance
Muscles will burn. Joints will ache. Exhaustion will set in. But when your body pleads with you to stop due to pain, your mind can keep you moving. New research suggests that your pain threshold is not set — and that the mind can, to some extent, tolerate pain. As athletes strive to compete, some measure of discomfort is normal. But at what point does pain limit an athlete’s performance?