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The Tunes That Will Help You Build Stronger Muscles
Welcome to the gym in your basement! In this corner: The dumbbells. And in this corner: The reigning champion! That's you! If you keep pumping up the bass. In a series of experiments, researchers at Northwestern University found that compared with other types of music (including energetic dance tracks), songs with a strong bass line consistently invoked feelings of power as well as physical and mental strength. Those feelings of toughness and lemme-at-'em-ness persisted even after the music had stopped.

What to play: "We Will Rock You" by Queen; "Get Ready for This" by 2 Unlimited; "In Da Club" by 50 Cent.