Music can effect your exercise in a lot of ways. Choosing the right music helps improve your athletic performance, which makes exercise a lot more fun. AsapSCIENCE explains how to pick the right music.
We already know that picking songs over 120 BPM is the way to go. According to asapSCIENCE, it doesn't matter what type of music you choose. Basically, any upbeat pop song will get you in the mood and help your performance.
This works for a couple reasons. Your body tends to synchronise with the music playing so the faster the song, the faster you move. Furthermore, music just tends to put us in a great state of mind where we picture ourselves completing a goal, and we focus on that pretty narrowly so we push our bodies without realising it.
Can Music Improve Athletic Performance? [YouTube]