Why Swearing Can Lead to a Better Workout

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Playing Drs. Rx: Could There be Benefits to Swearing While You Work out?

Looking to improve your workout performance? Next time you are breaking a sweat, you might consider unleashing your favorite curse word!

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The Doctors share the results of a study that showed people who swore during a high-intensity workout had increased muscular performance, compared to those who used neutral language while doing the same workout. 

One possible reason that curse words can lead to a better workout might be due to it triggering the sympathetic fight or flight system, which can help someone get fired up.

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The panel cautions people to not cuss while in the middle of a public gym, but if you are working out at home or outside (and it's appropriate) why not hype yourself up with some choice swearing.

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