Music and training: the effects on performance

Music is a constant in everyday life and is used in many ways, as a method of relaxation, as an accompaniment to a moment of joy or in the background to a run or training. Music for training in particular has two fundamental benefits: it acts on motivation and constancy, two basic characteristics that any kind of sports enthusiast can take advantage of (always in relation to their fitness goals and importantly that fits their physical condition). Nevertheless, keeping both concentration and determination high may not be enough during a training session.
The solution: train with music to listen to through headphones - to concentrate better - or to "share" with friends at a higher volume (without exaggerating or disturbing others) during an indoor training session. The combination of wearables and fitness, which is becoming increasingly interesting, considering the evolution of the technologies that wearable devices integrate - is joined by indoor training to the rhythm of music. Carefully select the songs that will make you feel energetic (by creating a training playlist) and decide when the best time to listen to a song can influence a sports performance in a tangible way. Music will help us to train more intensively according to the rhythm, style, and lyrics of the tracks.

MYRUN is the treadmill designed for training at home and dedicated to those who love technology and music. Thanks to the running music function you can select tracks directly from the playlist contained in the device, choosing among those that best suit your running rhythm.

MYRUN is more than a treadmill: it's the first running solution that integrates a treadmill and a dedicated app on your tablet, for a tailored and fully personalised training experience.

The effect of music on your workout

Listening to music is not just a way to cheat time while exercising. In fact, numerous international studies show that listening to music during training sessions in the gym enriches both harmony and intensity of performance: movements synchronized to the rhythm of music and the intensity of exercise increases, improving the quality of training and reducing the feeling of effort.
A team of researchers from a British university tested the effect music has on training. Listening to the music of a particular artist induced a series of stimuli within a brain region associated with reduced fatigue in the research participants. At the same time, the participants themselves acknowledged that they felt that training was less demanding (and more stimulating) while listening to a piece by the artist.

What does this demonstrate? That thanks to music, a very powerful auditory stimulus, let's not forget it, the athlete can feel less tired (the melodies, in fact, attenuate the negative bodily sensations that usually appear during the moments related to the exercise) and train for longer. With undeniable health benefits. Which music genre is preferable to listen to? There is a wide range: from pop to rock to better support fatigue, but also genres with compressed rhythms more suited to stretching and muscle fatigue exercises. Indoor training to the rhythm of music is a solution especially during the most critical periods related to training, when you are increasingly bored and therefore less motivated. The predominant aspect, in fact, must be to train to improve your mental and physical state, having fun.

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