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Should I keep exercising alone?

As a regular exerciser, what I enjoy most is the time that I run outdoors listening to my favorite music. This is the time that I want to be away from everybody else, being just with myself thinking about some … Continue reading

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The “extra push” for being more physically active

In the previous AAP blog post, Anastasios Rodis told us about the difficulties that current technology is creating with regards to sociability, mental and physical well being. However, it is a reality that Smartphones are now a ubiquitous technological gadget … Continue reading

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Music: our best exercise buddy

Have you ever considered who your favorite exercise buddy is? Who is the special one that keeps you excited and motived during a workout?  If you have started thinking about a friend, boyfriend or girlfriend you are completely in the … Continue reading

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Positive Feedback in Motivation: Less is more when you trust Isaac Newton

Motivation is an ever-present theme in sports and exercise psychology.  Whether we as researchers are looking at motivation in elite athletes or casual exercisers, the properties of motivation continue to intrigue, delight, and often frustrate us considerably.  Take, for example, … Continue reading

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