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Mind Over Matter




Lately I have tried a new technique to focus on my body during strength training sessions. Right now I am doing 6 sets of 5 reps (trying to break yet another plateau) at a slightly higher weight than in the last few weeks. With each rep, I use a motivational word rather than a number that allow me to concentrate on form and strength. Like: health, power, strength, change and worth it. It really brings focus to the activity and the repetativeness makes harder exercises easier to complete!

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  • i'm not sure if i understand, but i THINK you say the motivational words(one at a time) instead of '1', '2',...
    i think that is a GREAT idea...
    i might use the kids-i-babysit's names which would help me focus on the WHY i want to do this...
    thank you for a GREAT secret...oops, now that i know it will no longer be secret... emoticon emoticon - by THREEE

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