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Destress Music Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Destress Music.

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Music Makes Workouts More Pleasurable

Going to the gym and working out can get monotonous. The same machines, the same steps on the treadmill, it gets boring. Aside from changing gyms, what is something that can be done to make it a little more exciting each time you go? The answer i...  Read more

Cardio Tunes!

“My uptown girl!  You know I’m in love with an uptown girl!”  As these lyrics pump through your headphones, it’s easy to forget that while Billy Joel sings to you, you’re actually running on the treadmill.&...  Read more

How to Create the Perfect Workout Playlist

You know that scene in High Fidelity where John Cusack is touting the importance of the perfectly crafted mix tape? A tape that has to kick off with a killer track to grab attention, then take it up a notch, then cool it off a notch?    ...  Read more

All About Zumba Class!

You've probably heard of the fitness craze Zumba, a workout known as a dance fitness party. I originally tried Zumba with a friend by following a fitness DVD. While the DVD was fun and the hip-swiveling moves were a blast (and effective at w...  Read more

Plan the Perfect Girls Day Out

Friendships seem to be front and center throughout childhood and early adulthood, but once careers get into full swing and families start to grow, female friendships often take a back seat to other priorities. Nurturing good friendships is hugely imp...  Read more

So what music format(s) do you all listen to when
Updated 9/16/2014 11:34:21 PM

So what music format(s) do you all listen to when you're at the gym or exercising outside? Me, I like Hip-Hop or any dance music on cardio days. Weights-Various Metals like Slipknot, Disturbed or Avenged Sevenfold....  Read more

Music/Dancing breaks
Updated 8/26/2014 7:47:18 PM

I try to take time-outs during my day to move. I work from home, so I have some flexibility with this. I'll often put a song or two on YouTube and then do Leslie Sansone steps (walk in place, knee lifts, side steps, kicks, tap out, lift foot behind)...  Read more

Do you listen to music while you work out?
Updated 10/1/2014 5:04:58 PM

Yes, I listen to music while exercising...  Read more

Do you listen to music while exercising?
Updated 9/30/2014 7:33:03 PM

Yes, I love listening to music during my workout. It motivates me to keep going when I want to stop....  Read more

Christian Music
Updated 8/2/2014 6:50:27 PM

Last letter starts the new song, either contemporary or traditional, so here we go Cinderella - Steven Curtis Chapman A is next...  Read more

My Guilty Pleasure

Guilty pleasures don't have to cost you calories! I'm in Iraq, work out alone in my quarters and use Pandora.com which allows me to "create" my own radio station that streams through my laptop. My go-to workout station at age 39? "Britney Spears Ra...  Read more

Daily destressing vitally important!

198 most people come home with some degree of stress @ the end of their day. I've found that it is just as important to destress from your day as it is to breathe. My way is to watch my aquarium for 20 minutes without any outside interference and s...  Read more

MUSIC MAKERS

This team is for anyone who participates in music groups, programs, or just loves music. Please join in offering support in weight loss, building health and stamina, and sharing our love of music....  Read more

Chef Meg's Makeover: Brown Rice Risotto

When the weather starts to cool, risotto is one of those dishes that pop up on menus. Creamy and rich, studded with vegetables--and usually full of cream, cheese, and butter. Traditionally, risotto, which is a slow-cooked rice dish that hails from no...  Read more

Turn Up The Intensity By Turning Up The Volume

Can a good song or playlist on your iPod kick your workout into high gear? Does it matter how loud the music plays? I've always felt more motivated when I have fun music to listen to during my workout. Now new research shows it's not only what's p...  Read more