Men and women coached on motivational self-talk do better on endurance exercises than those who just slog along, new research says. “The systematic use of positive, self-directed statements like, ‘Come on, get up for it!’ led to an 18% improvement in ‘time to exhaustion,’ ” study author Samuele Marcora, Ph.D., explains. Just do it! Oh, you know what we mean.
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