Boost Your Workout with Music

Many of us listen to music when we exercise, but studies have shown that not only does music make our workouts more enjoyable, but it improves them as well.

  • One of the main benefits of listening to music when exercising is distraction – when we have the music to listen to, we don’t focus as much on any physical discomforts. Motivating music has been shown to increase our willingness to work harder, while at the same time our perception is that we are working less hard.
  • A steady beat allows us to maintain our rhythm while we move, which helps us use our energy more efficiently.
  • Music can elevate your mood, which might make your workout seem a little less daunting.
  • Music makes you want to move. Getting into the groove can stimulate your motor system, and you might start moving whether you planned to or not!

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