Does mental training improve your strength?

Can mental training techniques such as visualisation and motivational self-talk make you stronger? This study compares mental training in combination with physical training versus physical training alone, to find out if mental training can improve your strength more.

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  • Slimani, Maamer, et al. “Effects of mental training on muscular force, hormonal and physiological changes in kickboxers.” J Sports Med Phys Fitness 57.7-8 (2017): 1069-107.

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