Paper Boys

Episode 61

Can physical exertion lead to mental burnout?

Training too hard could actually affect your brain function

Endurance athletes are used to pushing themselves; most people would give up if they attempted similar feats. Does this constant push towards finishing difficult physical goals carry a mental burden as well though? Join us this week as Charlie and James take on a new paper about the mental tax of training on athletes’ brains.

Check out the article from Current Biology here and the article from NPR here.

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