Music can be that extra motivational push you need! Music not only has true motivational qualities, but experts say it can make you work harder.
Who do you think would make the best workout playlists? Probably, the guy who creates playlists for Olympic athletes, like Costas Karageorghis. Yes! According to Costas Karageorghis, the co-author of Inside Sport Psychology and a leading expert on the psychophysical and ergogenic effects of music at Brunel university, “Music has the propensity to elevate positive aspects of mood such as vigor and excitement, and reduces negative aspects such as tension and fatigue. He also found that music reduces perceived effort, and that training to a musical beat can enhance endurance.
Putting playlists together is one of my favorite parts of being in group fitness. Listen in on my monthly playlists on Spotify!