Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you happy in your job? > Health-in-Motion 01 February 2016 Clench your fist when pressurised Dr. Juergen Beckmann, the chair of sports psychology at the Technical University of Munich, has found a causal connection between performance under pressure and nerves in your left fist. Clenching your left hand triggers more activity in the right hemisphere of your brain, which controls automatic movements like the kind used in most athletic pressure situations. This also reduces activity in the ruminating (deep thinking) left side of the brain, preventing you from overthinking situations. Source: Tested.com. 0 More in Newsletters Want to improve your teenager’s eating habits? More: Daily Dose: Are you happy in your job?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Lifestyle Why is altitude sickness so dangerous? Medical Zika may be passed on through tears and sweat Medical 'The Pill' may raise depression risk Medical FDA approves 1st 'artificial pancreas' for type 1 diabetes News SURVEY: Are you happy in your job? Medical Statins aren't the only way to lower cholesterol From our sponsors How to still have a good life with diabetes Eye-Q: R50 off! Lose weight Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Live healthier Love coffee? Your heart may too » What to eat for white teeth Bad foods for teeth-whitening Do any of these drinks cause your teeth to hurt? Savour your coffee – with a bright smile Here's how to stop coffee from staining your teeth while enjoying all its health benefits. Get your groove back! » Get your move on! Morning run? 5 exercises to start your summer fitness regime 6 easy ways to make your workout fun again Some inspiration to make sure your workout routine don't become tedious.