Do this ONE thing to reach your goals faster

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Here’s something that guarantees you’ll do more in your next workout, especially when your body is running on empty and your muscles can’t take no more: Always always always have this ONE word in your head the whole time, and repeat it to yourself until you’re done-

GO!

Go Go Go Go Go Go Go Go until you finish the entire set or hear the timer go off.

It’s crazy how much more your body will do when you repeat this word in your mind. But don’t just say, scream it at yourself in your mind! GO, JEN (or whatever your name is), GO! GO! GO! GOOOOO!

You might think this is silly, but ask yourself what actually goes through your mind when you’re gasping for oxygen and your muscles are killing you but you still have 20 seconds of burpees to go. If you’re human and normal, your natural response in this state is STOP. That’s all you can think and all you want to do. You stop almost involuntarily because you just.can’t.anymore. You have nothing motivating you to keep going in that moment. You’ll leave the workout not feeling as awesome as you could have had you done more.

So to do more and maximize your workout, you have to come equipped with strong mental game. And, lol, it shouldn’t be a quote you read on Pinterest or even a tattoo you have on your wrist. It should be something extremely simple but effective. GO is an amazing, powerful word that your mind registers as a command. It’s great, as will be your workout!

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