Got yourself a race to run? Life presents us with many finish lines—and whether we’re dashing, sprinting, hurdling, or enduring, one thing is for certain. Your mind plays an integral role in your ability to power through a race. Join the conversation between your brain and body by empowering yourself with words and phrases, or motivational mantras.
Mantras for the Mind and Body
Supercharged with intentions, mantras are as empowering as they are functional. Repeating mantras can help to ground you in times where motivation or energy is wavering. Yet, they can aid in concentration, providing you with something to focus on apart from the discomfort of having to exert yourself. They are an effective way to stay positive if doubt ensues. How often do you feel like doing exercise only to give it a shot and feel disconnected?
Having mantras handy is a good idea for just about anything you wish to be more present for, but especially for body movement. The mind-to-muscle connection can be fostered well by repeating mantras. If practiced with grounded intention, they can provide you with a vivid visualization that promotes endurance in the body. It’s a repetition of words, as well as a repetition of muscle memory