These rad jams keep me motivated through OPT-inspired workouts. They get me moving though a warm-up, build me up as I progress, and keep me going strong until it’s time to cool down. I try to choose tunes that help me transcend any challenge and keep a smile on my
Here’s this month’s guest playlist from Russell Wynter, NASM Master Trainer! I chose these songs based on music I listen to. Using the NASM OPT model as my guide, the playlist starts off with a little humor for the SMR portion, gets you up and moving as the energy of
“This playlist was pulled together and ordered following the flow of an OPT workout session. Ranging from slower music for SMR and the warm-up, to a rise in tempo for a bit of cardio, to a strong beat for strength to help keep me on track and focused on my
What tunes are powering your workout? From rap and hip-hop, to hard rock and dance, each genre has the potential to take you to that higher level, push you through the last rep, or get you to the next mile marker. Music can psych you up before exercise even starts.