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The Surprising Science Behind What Music Does To Our Brains.

Not only can we push through the pain to exercise longer and harder when we listen to music, but it can actually help us to use our energy more efficiently. A 2012 studyshowed that cyclists who listened to music required 7% less oxygen to do the same work as those who cycled in silence.

Some recent research has shown that there’s a ceiling effect on music at around 145 bpm, where anything higher doesn’t seem to add much motivation, so keep that in mind when choosing your workout playlist.

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Surprising not to see more (any) devices that match up exercise goals specifically with playlists and music that -also- measure the results after comparing exercise “These songs increased your heart rate the most” etc. And also ranking songs by the same to download.