“Being mindful of your body and breathing increases the overall efficiency, making the exertion more smooth and comfortable, which will increase your overall enjoyment,” says Ryan McCann, run coach at Mile High Run Club in New York City, founder of Cool Fit Club, and D1 track-school record holder at Duke University.
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"Along with allowing us all to be more conscious of the world around us, ditching music can also help you uncover aspects of your workouts that are usually drowned out... At least that’s what fitness instructor Ryan McCann told the folks over at Well + Good last week. As he, a believer in headphones-free sweat sessions, explained, when you lose the distraction of music, you increase your ability to pay attention to things like posture, form, breathing, pace, intensity, and all sorts of other important details that impact athletic performance.
Long story short: In his pro opinion, ditching music during your workouts can help you to get more out of your workouts and become a better athlete."
Ryan McCann, an instructor at Mile High Run Club and the founder of Cool Fit Club, has never relied on music to get him through a workout. When asked for tips on how he does it, he explained that not listening to music during an aerobic activity can actually make you a better athlete and the overall experience more enjoyable.Read More