Editor's Note: We've had many technical issues with the SparkSounds playlists in recent months, so we have removed this article from the site. If you happened to find it anyway, please note that the playlists are no longer working. We hope to add the... Read more
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?
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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
“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
The scene seems right. An up-tempo song blasts through the speakers around the room. All around you, people race on the treadmill and grunt as they lift weights. An upbeat personal trainer stands nearby, ready to assist at a moment’s notice. So... Read more
Can anyone recommend a workout video other than the Hip Hop one's that have good upbeat music to workout to. I'm basically looking for a medium to low aerobic workout video that doesn't play the same monotone beat in the background. Upbeat music ke... Read more
People of Spark I need your help. I don't a run next week and I'm in the process of putting together a playlist and I really need to find some songs that have a message about not giving up for when the going gets tough. I can only listen to Kayne W... Read more
When making playlists for working out don't just pick upbeat songs but pick songs that have lyrics that really inspire you. I find that sometimes even slower songs with inspirational lyrics that you wouldn't consider workout songs work really well f... Read more
When you get a craving put on an upbeat song and dance or cardio until the end of just one song. By the end of the song the craving is gone and you feel great, plus you can add up to 60 minutes of cardio without breaking a sweat.... Read more
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This is one of my favorite times of year. As editor of dailySpark.com, I get to take a look back at what our readers are into and what they're not. Today I'm sharing the top 25 most-viewed blog posts in 2012! Some of these are oldies but good... Read more
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