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September 26, 2016

10 Great Exercise Routines for Musicians

How to Tune Your Most Valuable Instrument: Your Body

posted by Lara Levitan

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Musicians, you know how important it is to practice, practice, and practice some more. But with all that focus on your musical skills, it’s easy to forget about your health. Your body plays a role in your technique, whether you’re conscious of it or not. For example, good posture helps singers produce a strong, full sound. Strong arms allow violinists to play with stamina and endurance. This is why exercising regularly and staying in shape is so important for musicians.

If you’re looking for some fitness strategies to enhance your music-making, take a look at the infographic below, compiled by TakeLessons. Their article on fitness exercises for musicians offers more details on each form of exercise and how to get started.

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Now that you’re warmed up, check out this article on creating a supportive practice space.

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