Overcoming Burnout and Reframing Success with Joe Fuggle, Former Elite GB Athlete

Joe Fuggle is a former elite GB Junior 400m hurdler and founder of The Athlete Place.

In this episode, Sun and Joe share an in-depth discussion about burnout, describing their personal experiences and the deeper insights they’ve gained about how they have been able to reframe their mentality around sports by changing motivation and how they measure success. Joe also shares how he now uses his experiences, knowledge, and passion of helping others to create The Athlete Place, a brand supporting athletes and parents in track & field.

You can find Joe at The Athlete Place — The place to go for track & field athletics guidance, support and storytelling.



Read our article about Burnout: Is Athletic Burnout More than Just Stress?

Risk factors for Athlete Burnout

There are multiple risk factors for young athletes developing overtraining/burnout: 

  • Environmental
    • Extremely high training volumes
    • Extremely high time demands
    • Demanding performance expectations (imposed by self or significant others)
    • Frequent intense competition
    • Inconsistent coaching practices
  • Personal characteristics
    • Perfectionism
    • Need to pleases others
    • Non-assertiveness 
    • Uni-dimensional self-conceptualization (focusing only on one’s athletic involvement)
    • Low self-esteem
    • High perception of stress (high anxiety)


Overuse Injuries and Burnout in Youth Sports

Burnout In Youth Athletes: Risk Factors, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

At Rewire, our mission is to help athletes thrive by prioritizing their Mental Fitness and well-being. Make sure any signs of burnout are not going unnoticed by completing a readiness assessment today. You can also try a Mindset Recovery session for free to manage your emotional fatigue and stress to avoid experiencing burnout.

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Setting Goals, Finding Purpose, and The Importance of Mindset in Sports with Marc Klok, Professional Football Player

Marc Klok is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Liga 1 club Persib Bandung and the Indonesia national team. 

In this episode, Marc Klok shares his journey toward becoming a professional football player. He discusses how he practices resilience, deals with setbacks, approaches goal-setting, and his thoughts on health, mindset, and longevity. In addition, Marc offers his advice to aspiring professional athletes.

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Performing as a Time Crunched Athlete with David Lipman, Ultramarathon Runner

David Lipman is a medical doctor, exercise physiologist, podiatrist, ultramarathon runner and coach who is now working in Sports tech. 

In this episode, David Lipman shares valuable advice for anyone who wishes to elevate their training performance. He discusses how he prepares for races, the importance of consistency and effort, recommendations for longevity and health, ways to cope with mental fatigue, how he uses Rewire to support his performance, and much more…

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Overcoming Setbacks, Finding Resilience, and Avoiding Burnout with Eloise Du Luart, Professional Triathlete

In this episode, Eloise du Luart shares her approach to training performance and how she handles injuries, overcomes setbacks, and maintains a healthy balance without burnout. Eloise shares many unique insights into her training mentality as a professional triathlete. 

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Rewire updates: Garmin integration, training, productivity hacks, and more…

In this episode, Sun and Ed share shoutouts to Rewire athletes, discuss their latest training updates, share productivity hacks, and give details on the new highly anticipated Garmin integration that is now available within the Rewire app

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