Keep the beat to stay alive

Posted at 7:42 AM, Mar 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-21 07:42:51-04

Saving someone's life could be as easy as humming a classic song. CPR trainers say chest compression should be 100 beats per minute. And wouldn't you know it?

As it turns out the song, "Stayin Alive" by the Bee Gees is one of several songs that have the perfect number of beats to perform CPR.

Other songs include Lynryd skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama", Simon and Garfunkel's "Cecelia", Justin Timberlake's "Rock Your Body" and even Hanson's "Mmm Bop."

According to the American Heart Association hands-only CPR can save lives when someone experiences cardiac arrest outside of a hospital.