10 Reasons You Should Always Exercise with Music

Can't workout without listening to music? You're not alone, and you're probably healthier as a result. Read on for the benefits of workout music

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You’ll work harder

Feel an extra pep in your step when your favourite tune comes on? There’s a reason for that: Music influences you to run farther, bike longer and swim faster – often without you even realizing it. Indeed, “Music is like a legal drug for athletes,” Costas Karageorghis of London’s Brunel University School of Sport and Education said in an article posted on acefitness.org. “It can reduce the perception of effort significantly and increase endurance by as much as 15 percent.”

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