Runner's World: Here’s More Proof That Positive Thinking Really Does Make Running Easier

Runner’s World has published a new article reporting on a study that shows again how important positive thinking is for achievement - in running and elsewhere in life. This new research from journal Nature Human Behaviour tested the physical impact of a suggested limitation on people who had already been benchmarked without that knowledge.

The results were stark. The suggestion that someone may have a physical limitation caused them to perform down to that limitation. The suggestion that someone had a gene that predisposed them for performance immediately showed improvement over previous performance.

Here’s the article in Runner’s World. We are learning more all the time that our minds are powerful tools for us or against us.


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