Swim with Music, Sync your Breathing with the Rhythm
Swimming music is one way that swimmers can add a new dimension to their training. Research has shown that synchronizing your breathing with rhythms in music helps you maintain an even tempo while swimming, which may decrease fatigue during workouts. Another benefit is that many people find it easier to swim faster when they are listening to fast or upbeat songs; this type of music could be used as an alternative method for interval training if someone does not wish to use traditional methods such as drills or pyramids. Finally, making playlists for individual routines is another great option: those who do intense workouts such as sprints or long-distance drills can select different songs for those individual workouts.
Changing Pace of Strokes with the Beat of the Music
Another way to incorporate music into your swim is by synchronizing the pace of strokes with the beat. Research has shown that swimming drills are more effective when they’re timed with a metronome or drumbeat, and this same method can be used for training young children as well.
There are also several benefits of using rhythms from popular songs during workouts: it may make them feel less monotonous; many people find it enjoyable to listen to their favorite songs while swimming and exercising; some athletes do better if you give them strong external cues such as rhythm structures in order to maintain focus on what they’re doing
Finally, one study found that exercise participants who were listening to fast-paced music completed an 800-meter run 20% faster than those who were listening to slower-paced music.
These are just a few ways that swimming musicians can incorporate their favorite tunes into their workouts: whether by using the rhythms of songs to keep the rhythm while they swim, synchronizing strokes with the beat, or selecting playlists for individual routines and training sessions.
It’s important to find what works best for you when it comes to choosing your swimming music as well–some people may prefer faster-paced tracks, others might not want any vocals at all. Each way has its own benefits so experiment until you find something that suits your needs!
How to Make Your Own Music Playlist for Swimming Workout
If you’re an avid swimmer and a music lover, then this article is for you. Swim training can be done in the pool or on dry land; however, if you enjoy hearing your favorite tunes while working out, there are some considerations that need to be made. In order to find songs with similar beats per minute (BPM) as most swimming strokes – such as freestyle – it’s best to look at electronic genres like techno and house music because they typically have around 120-130 BPMs. But no matter what genre of song you choose, make sure that the tempo doesn’t change dramatically from one song to another so that your mind stays focused on the task at hand!
Here’s a great swimming workout playlist you can try (click here to play the entire playlist on YouTube):
- Maroon 5 – Girls Like You
- 5 Seconds of Summer – Youngblood
- Ariana Grande – no tears left to cry
- Martin Garrix feat. Khalid – Ocean
- Anne-Marie – 2002
- Bebe Rexha – Meant to Be (feat. Florida Georgia Line)
- Post Malone – Psycho ft. Ty Dolla $ign
- Dennis Lloyd – Nevermind
- Drake – God’s Plan
- Zedd, Maren Morris, Grey – The Middle