Athletes and fatigue: Why am I so tired?

Athletes and fatigue: Why am I so tired?

.....“Feeling tired after a tough workout or bad night’s sleep is normal and temporary,” says Nicole Farnsworth, clinical nutrition specialist in the Sports Medicine Division at Boston Children’s Hospital. “Fatigue is a problem when it interferes with an athlete’s everyday life.” Fatigue might set in at certain times of day or during certain activities. It might feel like a physical heaviness or an inability to concentrate. “I see fatigue affect athletes in different ways, but it tends to occur repetitively and in an ongoing manner.”

What can an athlete do if fatigue makes getting through the day a struggle? Here, Farnsworth talks about fatigue, possible causes, and how athletes can address it....


Bethany`s Notes: Things you should look for when tired becomes more like chronic fatigue.

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