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Gerard Recio

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Motivate Clients With Gaming Psychology

June 20, 2012

What can video games teach us about training clients? Video games are designed to keep users intensely focused, highly motivated, creatively engaged and working at high limits of their abilities—immersed in the activity to the point where it is almost impossible to stop playing. Game play engages users through motivating experiences that trigger the release of neurochemicals in the brain, making the experience so pleasurable that it becomes addictive.

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Motivation: Getting Your Game On

April 17, 2012

Plank Hold Daily Challenge The goal. Hold a plank position for as long as possible. The rules. Maintain technique according to these guidelines:

knees off the ground elbows on the mat directly under shoulders core braced and engaged—imaginary line can be drawn from ankles to shoulders

The feedback system. Keep score with measurable data, providing scalable achievements so there is room for improvement. Total time (seconds) of the plank hold:

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