Listening to Drake Makes You Run Slower, New Study Finds

When creating your playlist for your next high impact workout, you probably shouldn’t include any Drake songs.

According to a study by clothing retailer Pour Moi, published on November 30, people who listened to Drizzy’s music during a workout run more slowly.

The study, which was created to discover the connection between performers and individuals’ running speed, analyzed data from 60 runs by a group of runners listening to different performers for each workout.

The company found that Drake topped the list of performers who had the most negative effects on running speed. On average, runners recorded a six percent increase in their running time during their three-mile run. This means that Drake could add almost 15 minutes (2:42 PM) to your marathon running time.

Rapper and Drake’s good friend Nicki Minaj came in fourth on the list. The runners recorded a three-mile marathon run time increase of one minute and 24 seconds while listening to Nicki.

In contrast, runners who listened to Beyoncé’s music helped cut their three-mile run time by two minutes and 45 seconds.

However, running at a slower pace might actually be beneficial. According to an article by Men’s health, released Wednesday, December 15, exercising at a more regular pace, commonly known as low-intensity steady-state exercise (LISS) in the fitness community, can keep your heart rate constant, give you a boost endurance, promote better blood circulation and help you recover quickly after a fast run.

So listen Boy in love certified while jogging maybe not so bad after all. Can we also suggest you to listen to DMX music so that the blood flow is really intense.

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