The Surprising Benefits of Listening to Audiobooks During Your Workout

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If you’re a gym rat who’s struggling to find enough time to catch up with all the books you want to read, you should consider listening to audiobooks the next time you hop on a treadmill – and here’s why.


It’s sometimes impossible to find enough time for everything you want to get done, so why not kill two birds with one stone? Replace your workout playlist with an audiobook, and you’ll get in shape while letting your imagination roam.

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If you’re one of those people who won’t stop reading before finishing up a whole chapter, audiobooks will serve as a great motivational boost. They may even encourage you to work out longer than you usually would, especially if you only listen to them at the gym.

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If you’re finding it hard to focus on fiction novels during your workout, picking other genres is always an option. You can even download audiobooks about fitness and nutrition, and use them to come up with new ways to improve your workout.