# 82 — Mind Over Muscle: How to Tolerate Suffering as an Athlete w/Matt Fitzgerald

Listen in as Matt and I explore his knowledge of the psychology of suffering…or dealing with discomfort in sport. Few people manage to reach their potential because they don’t know how to find the limits. They quit on themselves. And they regret it.

Bio — Matt Fitzgerald


Starting with a job offer from Bill Katovsky, the original founder of Triathlete, to join the tiny staff of an endurance sports startup magazine based in Sausalito, Matt has written for,, Competitor Group, and his writing has appeared in Bicycling, Maxim, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, Outside, Shape, Stuff, and Women’s Health. Matt has a special passion for writing books and has written many.

Matt is also a certified sports nutritionist, and has served as a consultant to numerous sports nutrition companies, including Energy First, Healthy Directions, PacificHealth Labs, and Next Proteins. Having coached for Carmichael Training Systems in the early 2000’s, Matt continues to design readymade training plans for triathletes and runners that are sold through and, as well as customized plans available through this website.

The ever curious athlete who demands answers.
About the Author
Curious athlete who demands answers. Husband to Susan ( Father of 3 daughters. Athletic pursuits over time, in reverse order: cycling, skiing, mountaineering, rock climbing, triathlon, golf, tennis, football.

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