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5 Ways to Break Through a Training Plateau
The researchers wanted to see if mental burnout would affect physical performance. “Brain tissue is similar to muscle tissue—at some point the tissue is going to fatigue,” said Ranjana Mehta, a biomechanics researcher at Texas A&M Health Science Center who was not affiliated with the study. “You can be tired after a hard day using your mind at work and with things going on in your life, and then not realize that this is the reason for a decline in your performance, not your level of fitness,” said study author Clare MacMahon of Swinburne University of Technology in Australia.