Training may sometimes have to be gruelling but it should always be fun

 
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There is potentially a high price to pay in pursuit of athletic development. Coaches focused on helping their athletes fulfil their dreams of becoming future Olympians risk the element of fun falling between the cracks. The issue of how far coaches should push participants in the quest for incremental performance gain is, according to ConnectedCoaches member and two-time Olympic individual pursuit silver medallist and former professional cycling coach Marion Clignet, a question of balance and fine lines.

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