“It’s clear throughout history that music has been an energizer. It’s not an accident that men have marched to war with music,” explains Al Bumanis, spokesperson for the American Music Therapy Association. “If you look back you'll see that music was always playing an important role in historical events. There were bands in the Civil War, and it’s a way that athletes have always psyched themselves up before games. In clinical music therapy we use music to connect people to movement and motivation.” Load your MP3 player with music that makes you feel like moving, and your energy will follow.