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The psychology of workout music




Gold's Gym - considered by many to be the mecca of gyms
Gold's Gym - considered by many to be the mecca of gyms
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You've seen people going for a run or in the gym with ear-buds, blasting music to go along with their workout. For many, the music is as important as any piece of equipment.

We talk about the psychology of workout music with Tom Stafford, a lecturer in Psychology and Cognitive Science at the University of Sheffield in the UK.