The study consisted of 61 college students who did not exercise on a regular basis or exercised inconsistently.
Researchers asked some of the participants to list ideas in the "Actions" category (actions they could take to increase exercise performance - Ex: join a gym or work out with a friend).
Other participants were asked to list ideas in the "Reasons" category (why they should increase their performance in a target exercise - Ex: to lose weight or be healthier)
“Our results suggest that people who are out of shape and at risk for serious health problems may be able to think their own way out of their unhealthy lifestyle and onto the path towards better physical fitness,” the authors conclude. “It could change the way that people think about motivating themselves and others.”
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To quote "Secret" the movie - "Thoughts become things".
Sit down and think about being healthy and fit and you will feel healthy and fit.
The opportunity to be physically active won't go annoticed as you tune in your thoughts to fitness and health.
Before my workouts, I always visualize it.
It does wonders.
This is what I believe:
Plant a thought, reap an action
Plant an action, reap a habit
Plant a habit, reap your destiny
Think happy and healthy thoughts!
Hi Denis! Thanks for the 'thoughtful' comment. :) I agree wholeheartedly. Visualization is very important.
My best friend always told me "you are what you think about most."
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