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Music and Running

January 04, 2018

Music and Running

“Music is my life and it always has been, but running is my second passion. I use music and running to keep a healthy life. Running keeps me fit, evacuates most of my stress and allows me to think deeply about what’s going on in my life. Music plays towards my emotional health, experience emotions and forget about everything else. I use music a lot before and after my runs. I listen to it during my warm ups and stretching. Strangely enough, running is one of the rare moments in my life when I don’t actually listen to music. I want to concentrate on my breathing, running cadence and take advantage of the elements around me — nature, people, the life of the city. ” – HOKA fan Eric Karsenty from London, UK 



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