EP 655: Redefining Pain and Performance

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In this episode, Matt Fitzgerald and Ryan Whited discuss their book ‘Pain and Performance: The Revolutionary New Way to Use Training as Treatment for Pain and Injury’ focusing on training as treatment. They emphasize the effectiveness of using exercise to heal exercise-related pain and injuries. The conversation also delves into understanding pain as a valuable tool, the influence of expectation and belief on pain experiences, and the potential benefits of hypnosis in pain management. Overall, the book aims to help athletes build a better relationship with pain and take control of their pain experiences.

Key Takeaways:

1. Training can effectively treat exercise-related pain and injuries.
2. Pain serves as a valuable tool for understanding the body.
3. Expectation and belief significantly impact how we experience pain.
4. Developing a better understanding and relationship with pain empowers athletes to own their pain experiences.

Find out more about Ryan’s practice at Paragon Athletics

Find out more about Matt’s amazing running camp at Dream Run Camp

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Episode 655