According to "Costas Karageorghis, an associate professor of sport psychology at Brunel University in England, who has studied the effects of music on physical performance for 20 years, there is a science to choosing an effective exercise soundtrack" reports the N.Y. Times.
But most of C.K.'s studies have focused on the type of lame cardio workouts that don't really work for fatloss and that all the best trainers featured here at FWG don't recommend.
So what is the best music for fatloss workouts? According to the guy who wrote the famous Rocky Theme Gonna Fly Now "music is anti-intellectual" so the best workout music is whatever gets YOU pumped up.
Self magazine readers seem to prefer pop and hip hop. I workout to all types of music but my favorite is dance club music or trippy DJ music. Check out my youtube playlist below if you want some ideas.
What type of music gets you motivated for great fatloss workouts? Post your favorite songs and help me create the first ever fatloss workouts guide playlist.