October 4, 2011

Resist Temptation with All Your (Muscle) Might

Make a fist before picking your dessert.

The simple act of tightening a muscle — in your hand, your calf, whatever — can help you make the healthier choice.

"Firm muscles can firm willpower and … increase self-control…. Put simply, steely muscles can lead to a steely resolve," says a study recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research.

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