Playing music during a workout is not just about entertainment. Music can impact the quality of your workout and drive your performance. We caught up with Connect Instructor Reed to find out how music impacts his classes. Here is what he had to say about workout music choice.
When we think of improving our mental health, how many of us immediately jump to thoughts of exercising? While working out to boost our mental state of mind might not be the first thing we think of, exercising provides numerous benefits not just to our physical health, but to our mental health as well.
Life is hectic, often with little time left in a day to focus on taking care of ourselves. That’s why we reached out to Mari Espinoza, a fitness instructor with Echelon, to share her thoughts on how we can achieve greater workout success. Mari provides insight on why it’s important to schedule our workouts, have a friend to work out with, and be honest with ourselves about how we’re feeling.
The American Heart Association recommends we combine cardio workouts with strength training to optimize benefits for our physical and mental health. Echelon Brand Ambassador Courtney Veronica Daniels agrees, and shares how she can push her limits by mixing up her workouts, working with Echelon trainers, and incorporating techniques and exercises she has learned from others to help maximize health benefits.