10 Essential Fitness Exercises for Musicians (and Singers)

To say that there is a lot involved in singing would be an understatement.

You have to remember lyrics, stay on pitch, think of timing, and on top of it all – you have to breathe!

Proper breathing technique while singing is much easier said than done.

One way to improve this, though, is by fitness.

Your breath is supported by muscles, and muscles need exercise to get stronger.

Exercises such as cardio and yoga are great for singers.

If you’d like more ideas to help support your sound, check out the infographic from TakeLessons.com below!

 

10 essential fitness exercises for musicians

The full article can be viewed at http://takelessons.com/blog/fitness-exercises-for-musicians.

If you know me, you know that I love (and do) core strengthening exercises that are beneficial for improving your posture and breathing. Also meditation (or quiet practice) is one of my favourite exercises. 

This beautiful infographic provided by a website for musicians (singers included) Takelesoons.com, has many great ideas how to “cross-train” your instrument to improve your singing.

Maybe you are doing one or two activities already. Maybe, you can add one type of exercise to your daily or weekly practice routine.

In the comment below, let me know what you do to improve your endurance, body and muscle strength, coordination, and breathing.

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