“The scientific name for this pacing mechanism is anticipatory regulation. Its output is a continuously refreshed, intuition-like feeling for how to adjust one’s effort in order to get to the finish line as quickly as possible. Its inputs are perception of effort, motivation, knowledge of the distance left to be covered, and past experience.”


Fitzgerald Matt, How Bad Do You Want It?: Mastering the Psychology of Mind over Muscle
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How Bad Do You Want It?: Mastering the Psychology of Mind over Muscle How Bad Do You Want It?: Mastering the Psychology of Mind over Muscle by Matt Fitzgerald
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