Scientists all around the world have been studying if music actually helps athletes perform better, and these studies show that athletes do perform better while listening to music. Here are some examples of how it can help your athletic performance.
Music gets you in the zone
Music gets your mind off everything. For example, you listen to music in your car to pass time, listen to music while you are doing homework, and working out. When you listen to music it can calm you down or get you hyped before a game depending on what type of music you play. Music overall is a great way to get focused.
Music helps you stay in rhythm
All athletes, runners, speed skaters, and even golfers use music to keep pace. For example, runners use a range of music from very high tempo to very low tempo beat depending on how fast or slow they run. They use these different speeds of beats to stay the same pace the entire time they run.
Music overall makes you happier
Music can really make a difference in how you feel. Music is just sounds put together that are in harmony and has the ability to affect your emotions. Music takes your problems and puts them away. This is why so many people use music to clear their head and make them happier.
Music is a great way to empty your mind and get you focused on your game, workout, or just make you happier.