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Upbeat music can improve your workout (Video)

Upbeat music can improve your workout. This, according to researchers at the University of British Columbia. A group of 24 participants completed three 20-second sprints, with a two-minute rest in between, under three different conditions. During one workout, participants listened to motivational music, or music with a fast tempo; in…

Exercise is important, even in the ice cold winter months—here are some tips for working out in the winter

Many of us struggle to find the motivation to work out, especially in the winter; however, it is possible to implement an effective plan for working out during this cold season. First, you should build your exercise plan into your schedule—instead of loosely saying you’ll exercise today, block out a…

Study Says Listening to Music During Workouts Reduces Focus, But Boosts Energy Levels and Enhances Enjoyment

A past study from Brunel University London showed that music enhances performance and creates feel-good vibes—but the brain mechanisms associated with listening to music during exercise aren’t as well-known. In the past, scientists couldn’t be so sure about their study results, as the experiments were conducted in a lab and…

A Moderate 10-Minute Workout Can Boost Brain Power

Exercise is incredibly beneficial—even vital—to both our physical and mental health: it can, decrease negative feelings such as stress, improve brain health and memory, and even reduce one’s risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. Still, even with these proven benefits, people aren’t prioritizing that morning run or late-night gym session—they “just…