Could swearing make you stronger at the gym? Maybe, so drop those f-bombs
Here’s my confession: I am a prolific and unrepentant swearer. I drop F-bombs like I shed hair. And let me tell you, my shower drain is always clogged — you know, because I shed so much hair.
Along with being an expert in swear words and unclogging drains, I also love lifting heavy weights. I hadn’t actually thought to combine my strength training and cursing hobbies until I found a small research study that said swearing, apparently, could make me stronger.
This study was actually a presentation at the Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society, and all I could see was the abstract. But it described 29 young adults who took short spins on exercise bikes, and another 52 people who squeezed grip-testers as hard as they…