There’s This Concept I Like Called the 85% Rule By Michelle Qin

The 85% rule suggests that athletes perform better when running at 85% capacity rather than 100%. Relaxing and not being too serious can boost productivity, even though it may seem counterintuitive.


There’s this concept I like called the 85% rule. Apparently when athletes are told to run at 85% capacity, they run faster than if they’re told to go 100%. It’s a bit counterintuitive, but relaxing and not being so serious can go a long way for productivity.

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