Listen While You Work (Out)

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, March 21st, 2008

"The connection between music and the body's motivation to move is obvious to any fitness enthusiast, but did you know there are studies to prove it? In one study, presented at the Eastern Psychological Association's 2005 Boston Conference, researches explained that 'music causes a mental distraction, leading to a higher quality workout." This may be because music affects the part of the brain that deals with paying attention and making predictions, according to a study published by ScienceDaily.

"To keep your brain engaged while you work out, here are some..."

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