Reasons You Should Exercise to Music

When we’re in the zone and our hearts are pumping, many of us rely on our favourite beats to get us through our daily fitness regime. And, whether you’re pounding the pavements or working up a sweat in the gym, there’s a whole host of reasons why you should exercise to music.

Julie Santos · 9th February 2017

Maximise productivity

Whether you’re running, swimming, or power walking, listening to your favourite music when you work out has been proven to make you work harder.

Providing often much-needed inspiration, motivation, and determination, music not only helps to significantly increase your endurance levels, but can also inspire you to work out faster, without you even realising.

Music can make exercise fun!

Music can have a huge impact on your mood when you’re exercising, and pumping up the volume can give you the boost of energy and happiness you need to complete your workout. Of course, it’s also great for creating a buzzing and vibrant atmosphere in your gym or exercise class.

If you’re exercising independently, investing in some high-performance headphones will instantly transform your workout!

Choose the right headphones

Thanks to advances in technology, there are now more options than ever before when it comes to finding the perfect headphones for your daily lifestyle requirements.

From corded and wireless headsets, through to those that offer Bluetooth and USB compatibility, you’ll be able to enjoy exceptional sound quality, clarity and performance.

With popular brands including Plantronics, Jabra, and Sennheiser, there is a huge range of options to explore when you’re looking for the perfect headphones for your needs.

A natural boost of happiness

Have you ever wondered why you instantly feel happier when your favourite song comes on?

There is a scientific reason… music naturally boosts dopamine – the neurotransmitter responsible for driving your brain’s reward system.

Get fitter, quicker

Listening to your favourite playlist when you’re working out can do wonders for your mood, endurance levels, and focus. With this in mind, when you exercise to music, you should notice a significant improvement in your fitness levels over a shorter space of time.

Music to your ears…

An hour really does feel like a lifetime when you’re powering through your workout! But this needn’t be the case. Ensuring you have your favourite playlists in tow when you exercise can make your workout feel easier and shorter.


Finding the energy to exercise is often easier said than done.

However, music can be a powerful motivation tool that will support you through your workout. But pick your playlist carefully, as it’s important you choose music that will motivate and inspire you. Think about the lyrics and the beat!

Above all, music is a great way to give yourself a boost of energy when you are tired, lacking motivation or even bored. Choose songs that make you feel happy, remind you of sunshine-filled days, or those that inspire you.

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