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Understanding the Impact of Goals on Motivation

Insight into ego goals and mastery goals. Coaches should be aware that ego goals can fail to motivate if the people who hold them think they can’t be achieved

Some people go to the gym because they want to lift the most weight or have the best physique of anybody in the area. Others attend to see how much they can improve their strength and physique. These two different approaches outline the difference between ego and mastery goals.

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