Motivational Music and Interval Training

Music boosts pleasure and performance.

By Shirley Archer, JD, MA
Oct 15, 2019

Get your high-energy playlists ready. Sedentary male and female adult participants worked harder and enjoyed cycling sprint intervals more when listening to motivational music with a tempo of 135–140 beats per minute as opposed to no music or an informational podcast, researchers reported in Psychology of Sport & Exercise (2019; 45 [101547]).

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Shirley Archer, JD, MA

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