This Girl Can Playlist

This is my ‘This Girl Can’ female artist playlist for some girl power motivation for my work outs.
For those of you that don’t know what This Girl Can is, check out this amazing campaign from Sport England : http://www.thisgirlcan.co.uk/
Music is an important factor in keeping you working hard during a work out. There is a huge body of research  looking at the link between music and exercise and the general consensus is that music helps to keep you working harder in comparison to no music or music with a slow tempo.
A 2012 study from the university of Sheffield concluded that music has an effect on oxygen consumption during exercise (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22828457), while a study from Brunel University found that listening to music can increase your endurance by up to 15% (http://www.brunel.ac.uk/research/ref-2014/case-studies/music-to-make-the-heart-beat-faster).
Happy Workout!
 
  •  Zara Larsson- Lush Life
  • Little Mix – Hair
  • Katy Perry – This is How We Do
  • Rihanna – Only Girl (In The World)
  • Shakira – Can’t Remember to Forget You
  • Kelis – Trick Me
  • P!nk – Raise Your Glass
  • Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj – Bang Bang
  • G.R.L – Vacation
  • Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea – Problem
  • Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glyne – Rather Be
  • Ke$ha – Die Young
  • Gloria Jones – Tainted Love
  • Santigold – Can’t Get Enough of Myself
  • Fergie – L.A. Love
  • Felix Jaehn ft. Jasmine Thompson – Ain’t Nobody
  • Britney Spears – Toxic
  • Kelly Rowland – Work
  • DJ Fresh ft. Ella Eyre – Gravity
  • Sigma ft. Paloma Faith – Changing
If you want to create your own, there’s a great article in Scientific American about why and how to create an effective work out playlist- http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/psychology-workout-music/
Don’t like listening to music while exercising? These are my favourite podcasts: https://uk.pinterest.com/lennajrose/podcasts/

 

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