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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!

- Submitted by MOM2AEML 3/12/2011 in Motivation | 1 Comments
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THREEE 3/12/2011 4:33:00 PM

    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

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