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music, friend or foe?

PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2005 1:46 pm
by andrew.r.
you state in FBN that listening to classical or peaceful music after a strenous workout has therapeutic effects on the body helping it reach a level of homeostasis in which the parasympathetic nervous system keeps us in the state we want during recovery.

i was just curious as to what was best prior to a workout. can one listen to ubpeat music to 'psyche' themsleves up or is this juvenile or second rate compared to internalising and visualising in silence?

to me music can be a great motivator. otherwise by learning of these 'masters of the east' and their ways, will i be better equipped with tools that truly inspire and motivate me without me having to resort to music for motivation?

you're opinion on this would be much appreciated Wade. Thanks

PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2005 11:35 pm
by RODNEYROCHESTER
Really though,
you need to experiment for yourself since everyone is different on the account of pre-workout intrests.
m/e days for me it's heavy metal/hardcore hip-hop.
most other workout days whatever is upbeat and positive.

PostPosted: Tue Oct 25, 2005 2:44 am
by WadeLightheart
Rodney's right about styles to listen too.

I like no music but I got deep into meditation before this was possible.

Interestingly in Power vs Force David Hawkins goes very deep into this topic and the answers might surprise people here.