A study at Hartpury University Centre in Gloucestershire revealed that music by Eminem can boost athletic performance by up to 10 per cent,
Tracks including ‘Lose Yourself’, ‘Not Afraid’ and ‘Without Me’ were shown to “significantly” increase both power and endurance during periods of prolonged and intense exercise, British scientists have discovered.
Their tempo, rhythm and confrontational lyrics were found to have a “highly motivational edge” that are particularly effective over long distances.
The team at Hartpury, the UK’s leading land-based and sports educational establishment, spent a total of 13 weeks conducting their study, which was undertaken during Hooper’s daily eight-hour training sessions.
The Soundtrack of Success Top 10 Strong Songs for Optimum Athletic Performance:
1. Lose Yourself – Eminem
2. Not Afraid – Eminem
3. Don’t You Worry Child – Swedish House Mafia
4. Hall of Fame – The Script
5. Remember the Name – Fort Minor
6. Stay – Sash
7. We Come 1 – Faithless
8. The Day Is My Enemy – The Prodigy
9. Without Me – Eminem
10. Back in the U.K. – Scooter
[Via Gloucestershire Echo]