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Revealed: The perfect playlist for a better workout is packed with songs with 170-190 bpm tempos like Single Ladies that boost your heart rate and endurance, study suggests Researchers had participants exercise to no music, slow-tempo music and fast-tempo music  Music that equated to at least 170 heartbeats per minute helped boost mood before exercising and inspired bursts for effort and endurance during workouts The fast-tempo music also helped distract participants from fatigue and discomfort during exercise Those who performed endurance exercises such as running had more benefits than those who did high-intensity exercises such as leg presses

By Mary Kekatos Senior Health Reporter For Dailymail.com

Published: 21:36 GMT, 3 February 2020 | Updated: 21:36 GMT, 3 February 2020

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When it comes to exercising, it turns out that the music you listen to can make a difference, a new study suggests.

Researchers found high-tempo music that is the equivalent of a heart beating at least 170 beats per minute (BPM) can help not only inspire bursts of effort during exercise but also boost your mood before working out.

Songs include R&B hits such as Single Ladies by Beyoncé and the rap track Lose Yourself by Eminem.

The team, from the University of Verona and the University of Milan in , says it hopes the findings encourage people to exercise and also help people improve their workout routines.

A new study led by the University of Verona in Italy has found that listening to high-tempo music that equates to at least 170 heartbeats per minutes inspired bursts of effort during exercise (file image)

A new study led by the University of Verona in has found that listening to high-tempo music that equates to at least 170 heartbeats per minutes inspired bursts of effort during exercise (file image) 

For the study, published in Frontiers in Psychology, the team recruited female volunteers to either walk on a treadmill or use a leg press.

They either performed the exercise in silence or completed the session while listening to music at different tempos including low (90-110 BPM),

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