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Use brain over brawn to boost performance

Updated: May 2, 2011, 11:52 AM ET
By Colleen Oakley

There you are, powering through your workout, when you hear a voice crying for mercy. Huh? The voice, louder now, begs for it to end. Oh, yeah. That voice? It's yours! Sometimes it's your brain that's looking for the exit before your body. But new research is proving that mind games -- literally tricking your body into going longer, faster and harder -- can do wonders for your training regimen. Here are four brainy tactics that can take your game to the next level.

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