Cardio + Music + Smartphone= Time On The Treadmill Flies By
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When I am walking on the treadmill I listen to music that gets me all pumped up and when I am on a low interval I check my email, facebook or search for new recipes on my Droid Eris. It makes the 30 to 60 minutes I am doing cardio fly by!
Personally I love 80's and 90's music...it always gets me pumped up!
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I'm sure I look odd bouncing around on the treadmill with a book five inches from my nose, but reading fast-paced, trashy novels makes the time fly by, especially when I'm doing the harder jogging intervals. Music is great for pacing, but the book gets my mind in another world entirely while the treadmill keeps me at the right pace.
I don't have an MP3 player, and when I go to the gym, I don't like the music they play at all. I've discovered I can turn my smartphone (I have a Blackberry) into a music player by using the Pandora app. I've created several stations for different moods, and have continuous music I love to listen to without having to buy/ carry another electronic device or even add MP3 files to my phone.
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