BRAINS

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Tips

  • Evaluate progress and learn from successes and failures.
  • Train for optimal performances not perfection.
  • Keep a record of obstacles and benefits that you expect to encounter from exercise.
  • Set SMART goals for exercise.
  • Know your current abilities and develop specific plans to reach goals.

Imagery

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Tips

  • Use specific and realistic imagery prior to your routine and after.
  • Imagery involves all the senses night just sight.
  • Imagery can be used proactively or in the moment.

Self-Talk

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Tips

  • Regulate thoughts, feelings and behaviors by using effective self-talk.
  • Make sure self-talk is productive, purposeful and possible.
  • Have preplanned cues to help if ineffective self-talk takes over.

Attention

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Tips

  • Resist distractions while training and stay focused.
  • Understand what is important during your training and stay focused on that item.
  • After setbacks immediately refocus and continue routine.

Connection

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Tips

  • Seek out friends and community at your gym.
  • Join groups that share your interest in fitness.
  • COMPETE in something to take your fitness to the next level.

Mindfulness

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Tips

  • Work on breathing.
  • Take 10 minutes to do nothing.
  • Watch the world go by.

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