Underwater Audio Music: Your Monthly Playlist

Welcome to Underwater Audio's newest blog feature: Your Monthly Playlist! Every month, we'll be providing a customized playlist, complete with information on where to purchase the songs and, since we're big believers in the power of music in exercise, ideas on how to use them in your workout. Do you have a favorite song, album, or pl...
Symptoms of SAD

Use Music to Beat the Winter Blues

The Winter Blues: for me, they always seem to hit hardest after the holidays. The decorations are down, the extra lights are off, and the vacation is over, but we're still in the thick of winter. The days are still short, the weather (here, anyway) is still keeping us indoors more often than not, and Spring Break seems so very f...

December 2016’s Playlist: Pump Up the Holidays

WE MADE YOU A MIXTAPE! SORT OF Regular exercise in December deserves a round of applause. It's cold, it's busy, and many people are traveling from all over the place to central family locations just so they can eat more carbs and fats than they do in any other two months of the year put together. Continuing (or beginning!) to t...

Best Running Headphones Compared [2016 Edition]

Whether you run on a treadmill or like to venture out into the rain, the right headphones make a huge difference in the quality of your workout. When searching for the perfect headphones for running, there are a few things to keep in mind:     We've organized the best headphones of 2016 in the categories that m...

Girl Power Playlist

Now, if you're not a girl, don't tune out yet! When I first started compiling this list, my focus was my daughter. She's just entering those precarious adolescent years, and I started noticing and keeping track of songs that spoke empowerment to me. The messages I want for my daughter, though, work for all of us. Who doesn't want...
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The Science of Music and Exercise

Walk in the doors of any gym, and what are you going to hear? Probably some upbeat background music. Even with that, you're going to see a lot of people wearing headphones, listening to their own music as they exercise. People get passionate about their workout music! At Underwater Audio, we love hearing from people who have used ou...
Celebration Rock

Staff Picks – Our 3 Best Workout Albums

Alright, I'll admit it: I'm not a big fan of playlists.  A lot of my friends have carefully curated workout playlists to pump them up at the gym, but that approach never really worked for me.  The way I see it is that artists put their music on albums for a reason.  The songs themselves are important, but so is the order the songs...

Surfing with a Theme Song

There's nothing better than grabbing your board and heading to the waves to get some surfing in. What if you could listen to music while you did it, though? Having your jams with you might just be what you need to enhance your time in the ocean. Better Athletic Performance Action paired with the beat of music allows us to h...

Your End-of-Summer Playlist for Swimming

I can't believe it's already August! With only one month of summer left, you've got to get in those sunny outdoor swim workouts while you still can. If you have a waterproof iPod, you already know how much fun it is to swim with music, but sometimes it can be hard to decide exactly which songs will be perfect for swimming. So...

5 Ways to use your Waterproof iPod (Besides Lap Swimming)

People who swim laps regularly love our waterproof iPod shuffle because it breaks up the monotony of going back and forth in the pool. But what if you're not exactly a competitive swimmer? There are still a ton of benefits to having a waterproof music player. Here are five ways you can use your waterproof iPod outside of the lap la...