A few years ago, in the same year that I became a runner, researchers from Columbia and Harvard Universities collaborated on a study to determine the effects of various postures on one’s “super powers” if you will.
What they found was particularly interesting.
By adopting a superhero pose and assuming this stance of power for 2 minutes, we normal mortal beings are able to transform ourselves from mild mannered to something altogether extraordinary. Allowing us to achieve the unthinkable.
By simply changing physical posture, an individual pre-pares his or her mental and physiological systems to enduredifficult and stressful situations