I’ve always been fascinated by placebos. It’s the greatest example of “believe it, and it will be true”. This self-manipulation can actually become addicting, and placebo addicts will have withdrawal symptoms from their sugar pills. I’m sure at that stage, if you were tell them it was fake, they simple wouldn’t believe you. But if the brain is able to manifest these results through trickery, I have to wonder if it’s possible just through sheer will and concentration.
Check out this video on the placebo effect and start hoping at your next checkup your doctor prescribes you the Super Awesome Amazing Pill that makes you lift bigger, run faster and think like an all-around champion.