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Hate Running? Try This Science-Backed Trick To Make It Feel Easier...

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If you want to run faster, focus on the finish line.

No, that's just not a cheesy motto for achieving success. According to fascinating new research from psychologists at New York University, it's a fairly literal truth of human motivation.

The NYU researchers found that walkers who hold their gaze on an object in the distance saw the distance as being closer, walked faster and experienced less physical exertion compared to those who let their minds wander -- a phenomenon known as "attention narrowing."

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