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KRISELBRACHT Posts: 8
1/10/14 4:13 P

I like to watch shows on netflix while I do cardio either on the treadmill or eliptical. It seems to make the time go by quicker. When I lift I don't listen to anything, probably cuz I like to lift weights!

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1/10/14 3:42 P

Latin, especially reggaeton. Things like Daddy Yankee which make me feel sort of bad-ass. :)

I also listen to a lot of salsa, merengue, etc.

Dances: salsa (standard/LA), casino, rueda de casino, cumbia Colombiana, cumba Mexicana, bachata, mambo, cha-cha-chá, merengue, reggaetón.

Dances to Learn in the future: flamenco, tango Argentino, samba, belly dancing, bhangra, danzón, Cuban rumba, ballroom rumba
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1/9/14 2:09 P

I listen to the radio - either NPR or the local music station.

Music choices - I am a fan of 80s music and broadway soundtracks

SIMONEKP Posts: 2,602
1/9/14 12:58 P

has to be fast paced and pumping

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1/9/14 12:57 P

I was just looking at all these posts about music so that I didnt clog up the msg brds with another one lol And someone suggested a place called jog.fm/ ... you just type in how fast you walk/jog/run and it gives you a VERY diverse playlist of songs within your beat. I found that I walk slowly, and the songs were too slow for me to want as walking music, so I just "upped" my speed by a couple minutes and it's perfect. Hope this helps emoticon

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FORTYPLUS56 Posts: 3,168
1/9/14 12:45 P

Reggae, Calypso

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1/9/14 12:31 P

Awesome!!
One song I like to walk to is this one:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=swcULf1ATyU
This song is by Pixie Lott, her music is amazing! I always find myself strutting to this song when I go on walks xD

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12/29/13 8:10 P

I usually put Pandora on Pitbull, 30 Seconds to Mars, or a Hip Hop Workout station. Those always get me pumped! emoticon

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12/29/13 6:14 P

I've found a lot of songs that are outside what I normally listen to with my fitness classes. I've downloaded them on iTunes. I would say whatever gets you pumped up is what you should listen to. There are some rockin' classical songs too (Ride of the Valkyries, Night on Bald Mountain, 1812 Overture.)

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12/29/13 5:49 P

A lot of people use music to keep them going during a workout.
My question for you, is:

What songs do you listen to, to keep motivated while working out?
Any specific artist? Genre? Song?

:)

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