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Destress Music Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Destress Music.

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

Shop: workout music
Updated 7/1/2014 12:14:20 PM

On the SP Shopping page for Workout Music there are 2 buttons -iTunes and Amazon. How do you know which one to choose? I have a Windows operating system and I want to put the music on a SanDisk Sansa Clip mp3 player....  Read more

Music for Motivation
Updated 6/14/2014 7:12:05 PM

When I don't want to exercise (usually) I start playing music and start dancing It works every time for me! Even chair dancing is better than no dancing....  Read more

What's your favorite workout music??
Updated 7/20/2014 12:49:33 PM

Hey guys, I just saw somebody mention five finger death punch as a good band to workout to. I agree, and also would add Children of Bodom on there for metal. I switch it up, but like something upbeat usually. I will rock a little daft punk, o...  Read more

funny music -- listen
Updated 4/22/2014 11:54:27 PM

I found some funny music composers. Do any of you know anyone other than these? Weird Al Yankovic P.D.Q. Bach Roger Alan Wade Veggie Tales 246...  Read more

Motivation Music?
Updated 3/24/2014 3:53:24 PM

Hi everyone! Need some more music on my iPod to keep me going! Can you provide some songs that you can think of? Thanks in advance! I love pop and rock :-). ...  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