The Psychology Of Fitness

Mindsets, Body Types and Everything In Between
Tuesday Psych Post ~ How to Use Visualization

Tuesday Psych Post ~ How to Use Visualization

You may have heard that in order to achieve a goal, you should have a clear picture in your mind of what you want to achieve, imagine yourself getting it and how great you’ll feel when you get it.  Sounds like great advice on the surface and it’s been repeated so many times it’s almost gospel.  What does the research say on this topic though?  This article will explain what… Continue reading

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Not a Tues Psych Post ~ How to Eat “Organic”

Not a Tues Psych Post ~ How to Eat “Organic”

Eating Organic is “Too Expensive”

Often times the excuse I hear against eating organic is that it’s too “expensive.”  I agree.

The key is to know why you’re eating organic.  In this article I will list a couple of different, but vitally important reasons to eat organic and leave you with the Top 4 foods you should spend the extra money on.

So what’s the point of… Continue reading

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Tuesday Psych Post ~ What’s Missing in Most Psychological Models

Tuesday Psych Post ~ What’s Missing in Most Psychological Models

There are countless psychological and behavioral economic models as to why people do the things they do. 

You have theories such as Albert Bandura’s Self-Efficacy and Social Learning Theory which respectively postulate that how confident you are about achieving a goal and who surrounds you in a social setting, greatly influence both your motivation and ability to take a certain action. 

Combine that theory with behavioral economic’s Loss Aversion theory… Continue reading

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Tuesday Psych Post ~ Train! Don’t “Workout”

Tuesday Psych Post ~ Train! Don’t “Workout”

Many of the articles on this blog are about “working out.”  There are tips which will help someone that has never gone to the gym slowly integrate their habits so they go to the gym.  Most of these techniques talk about working out.  There are though, a few articles, in which I talk about “Training.” To me, the difference between those that simply go to the gym and “workout” versus… Continue reading

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Fun Day Fridays ~ 8/26/11

Fun Day Fridays ~ 8/26/11

The Return of Fun Day Fridays 

It’s been a while since I’ve put up a review of some of my recent favorites.  There’s been so many articles that slimming this one down was not easy.  With that said, let’s get started.

My post last Tuesday was about Growth vs. Fixed Mindset.  Here’s a great article (with tons of videos) on how… Continue reading

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