A couple of months back I read a beautiful sentence about music which I cannot forget. Someone has said when music hits you, you feel no pain. Rather, it helps you to cope up with pain. Music is beneficial to our human body in numerous ways. Here are a couple of benefits of listening music and they are also backed by medical science.
Alternative music is extremely beneficial when we are finding ways to relieve the suffering of patients. It has proven its worth to reduce the intensity of pain in intensive care and palliative medicine.
Motivation for Biking:
Recently a study was conducted on healthy male college students to find out the benefits of music for bikers. It was noticed that while riding stationary bicycles all of them worked harder. They were listening fast music and at the same time they enjoyed it more.
If you want to go out for jogging every morning, but you are feeling lethargic. Due to lethargy or laziness, procrastination is engulfing you. If you want to get rid of this, then listen your favorite music which will fill you with enthusiasm and excitement. It is also noticed that after listening music people run faster. While doing work out their motivation level increases and this also enhanced their endurance.
Enhances Post Workout Recovery:
It may be difficult for many people to believe that after a workout listening to music will help your body to recover at a comparatively faster rate than before. Slow music gives relaxation effect in your post exercise session.
It Gives Quality Sleep:
There are several researches which have shown the importance of listening classical music for treating insomnia. A study was conducted on college students and it showed wonderful results. The best part is that it is a cheap alternative and safe way to treat insomnia in a natural way.
Listen Music for Weight Loss:
A study was conducted during a meal and there was soft music playing in the background with dim lights. People sitting there ate slowly and consumed less food. This may be because slow eating also gives satisfaction and people tend to eat less if they eat slowly.
Music Elevates Mood:
Two important benefits of listening music are better mood and self-awareness. According to a study conducted in 2013 participants felt better as it elevated their mood.
Better Performance in High-Pressure Situations:
Are you working hard to meet your deadlines, the expiry of your work deadline is coming and the pressure is increasing. Just go and listen to your favorite music and you will work with new vigor and enthusiasm. Your performance will increase and you will deal with the situation with increased confidence level. A study was conducted on basketball players found that those players who were performing poorly under pressure, they performed comparatively better during high-pressure conditions after listening upbeat music and lyrics. Any kind of music will help you, but you are supposed to listen those soundtracks which are according to situation. Different forms of music can be used for different purposes.