2/6/2014

It's time to change how people talk about exercise and workouts, moving away from terms that create images of toughness and intensity to ones that encourage play and fun, writes Adam Naylor, an expert in sports psychology. Naylor writes that studies show verbal cues for heavy or light gym workouts shape physical effort and emotional response, and while tough talk may get people to join a gym, it may not help them achieve their best fitness performance.

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