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KAREN2LOSE55 Posts: 8,040
10/26/11 11:51 A

Awwww, it'd have to be 70's Rock! emoticon

STUNUTS Posts: 33
10/26/11 11:38 A

My 5K playlist in order
Genesis by Justice
I Want It All / We Will Rock You by Queen ft Geddy
Keep Hope Alive by The Crystal Method
The Devil Is In The Beats by The Chemical Brothers
Army Of One by Bjork ft Skunk Anansie
Derezzed by Daft Punk (NTEIBINT Remix)
Container Park by The Chemical Brothers
Gonna Fly Now by Bill Conti


WINKLEPOTS SparkPoints: (35,911)
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10/26/11 11:22 A

It's all about the music!!

A few months ago I did a blog post on great FREE songs available on Amazon. If you're looking for something new, there are a lot of amazing songs to add to your workout mix.

While some of the links don't work anymore (in my blogpost), You can still look up the songs and artists on Amazon or iTunes. Many of the songs are still free or at least worth checking out (like Redlight Kings "Built to Last"). Also loving "Blackout" by Breathe Carolina and that one's still free.

So, check out my list or go to Amazon and peruse for yourself. :o)

TEAMMOM2585 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/26/11 11:18 A

Anything 80's classic rock

RUE_19 Posts: 28
10/26/11 11:09 A

"Riot Rhythm" by Sleigh Bells

Dear heart, don't stop fighting
We're going to fight the lightening
It's not heaven or hell
Just like riot rhythm...

You've gotta march

COURTNEYCALVO SparkPoints: (0)
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10/26/11 11:05 A

Anything by David Guetta!

10/26/11 11:04 A

Stronger by Mandissa emoticon

KELLYGAGA SparkPoints: (0)
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10/26/11 10:16 A

Hearing Damage by Thom York makes me want to run forever. It's the song that plays in New Moon when 1 of they show the characters running through the woods. Maybe it's the visual memory of the running, maybe it's the killer trance like beat to the song. Who knows! It pushes me though.

HISARTIST SparkPoints: (110,485)
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10/26/11 9:26 A

80's rock, anything with a driving beat!

KJPEARSON2 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/26/11 9:13 A

queen we are the champions

CORNPOPS44 Posts: 2
10/26/11 8:42 A

"CRAZY" by Gnarls Barkley emoticon

JASHBYS SparkPoints: (0)
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10/26/11 8:38 A

Anything on my Dropkick Murphys Pandora station.

10/26/11 8:16 A

anything that has a good fast beat for walking/running (not that i run much.... 8)

CHUBBYSELF SparkPoints: (0)
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10/26/11 8:12 A

On the floor- JLo and Pitbull, and LMFAO- I'm sexy and I know it, Cobra Starship

DIDI_60LBS_BY60 SparkPoints: (210,696)
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10/26/11 8:10 A

Adam Lambert
Amy Winehouse
Backstreet Boys
Black Eyed Peas
Bon Jovi
Britne Spears
Bruno Mars
The Cars
Cee Lo Green
Christina Aguilera
Christina Perri

On my Ipod......D's etc. to be continued emoticon on another day emoticon !


YOITLE SparkPoints: (0)
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10/26/11 4:58 A

B.B. King Live at the Regal, Little Richard, Gospel Hummingbirds

I'm afraid to put James Brown on my music player. I might run right off the treadmill and break through the window at the gym!

CDH999 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/26/11 2:19 A

Right now the top songs on my running playlist are (in no particular order):

The Naked and Famous-Young Blood
Cobra Starship-You Make Me Feel
Mindless Behavior-Mrs. Right
Drake-Make Me Proud
J. Cole-Work Out
Lloyd Banks-Dedication to My Ex
Foster the People-Helena Beat

I have lots of other great songs if anyone is interested :) As you can see I like to run to all types of music!

10/26/11 12:13 A

Pitbull, 80's music

GWENFITNESS1ST SparkPoints: (0)
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10/25/11 11:40 P


SANDSLIB Posts: 261
10/25/11 11:09 P

CHRISTIAN ROCK & CONTEMPORARY. I love WOW HITS cds!! :) Fills my mind with Him and His grace. While I work out I focus on our creator, and man, that revives me!!

10/25/11 10:26 P

anything fast paced to keep me moving when I run like LMFAO, Pink, Jlo, and Nikki Minaj to name a few..

EILCAH SparkPoints: (33,915)
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10/25/11 10:16 P

INDESTRUCTIBLE by Disturbed. Vintage Metal. Japanese pop. Works for me!

10/25/11 10:11 P

What I listen to when I'm running is sort of a weird sub section of my musical taste that I think reflects my inner diva. (Which I wasn't even sure I had until I started taking care of myself) A couple of my favorites are:

Eric Prydz - Call on Me
JLo - Jenny From the Block (Don't judge!)
Mya - Free
LMFAO - Sexy and I know It

And pretty much anything by Beyonce is absolutely amazing.

JULIASKIM SparkPoints: (0)
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10/25/11 9:34 P

I've been listening to these songs to motivate me while running because I'm getting back into the habit of running a few times a week.

Foster the People - Pumped Up Kicks
Gym Class Heroes - Stereo Hearts
The Daylights - I Hope this Gets to You
Breathe Carolina - Blackout
Usher - More
Teddybears - Rocket Scientist

SUSANK16 Posts: 2,635
10/25/11 9:22 P

Push It by Garbage and Baby I like it by Enrique Iglais

10/25/11 9:14 P

Composure by August Burns Red

"Wave goodbye to the past. You've got your whole life to live"

Inspiration to keep me pushing hard everyday.

CYNTHIA1904 Posts: 3
10/25/11 9:10 P

Most of the time I listen to anything that's edgy and has that girl power vibe but sometimes I rock out to Theory of Deadman and Hinder. emoticon

HEIDILYN22 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/25/11 8:59 P

the entire little dragon catalog! seriously, check them out. best workout music, in my opinion. little dragon. do it.

JAKENSAMSMOM SparkPoints: (61,619)
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10/25/11 8:43 P

Boom Boom Pow! Nicki minaj :)

10/25/11 8:32 P

Recently, I cool down every day to F'ing Perfect by Pink. It helps me change the voices in my head (and make them LIKE me instead).

ALI_ASHTON Posts: 17
10/25/11 7:57 P

I find that anything that has a really fast or upbeat pace is great for working out, personally, so I find that I listen to Raise Your Glass (P!nk) and Firework (Katy Perry) a lot. Any rock music is also really good- it takes my mind off the burn of my workout and makes it more enjoyable.

RIDMYCOCOON SparkPoints: (22,113)
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10/25/11 6:55 P

Live Wire by AC/DC!!

10/25/11 6:43 P

Just heard this one in my MP3 player today for the first time in a while 'cause I was walking for 2 hours straight (I know, right!), but it was SOOOO Motivating:

Return of the Mack- cir. 1989??


BRANDI.FEY Posts: 193
10/25/11 6:42 P

Stronger by Britney Spears

It always makes me believe that, yes, I AM stronger and can do MORE and go FARTHER.

KAYLARALYNN00 SparkPoints: (0)
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10/25/11 6:36 P

try rock (= screaming really makes you push that extra mile

LIVINGPROOF006 Posts: 918
10/25/11 6:18 P

I work out at home, currently with Insanity, and I tell you - ShaunT is all the motivation I need to get through those work outs!

FIREPROOF30 Posts: 6
10/25/11 5:47 P

"We've Only Just Begun" by Run Kid Run. Awesome song to run to, and I've found myself singing along while running.

SOPHHODGE SparkPoints: (0)
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10/25/11 5:12 P

I really love "Best Thing I Never Had" by Beyonce right now - uplifting music and just fits well with my running pace - I can run 4 minutes listening to that and barely notice the time, even if I put it on repeat 5 times, so thats 20 minutes already gone!

TINASDUNWELL SparkPoints: (13,708)
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10/25/11 5:05 P

Lately I've been enjoying Hey Soul Sister by Train, because of this video:

This girl just inspired me, with her love and acceptance of herself, her grace as a woman, no matter her size. She makes her mistakes and moves on, unashamed and undeterred.

She made me realize I've been making excuses why I don't have to take care of my appearance. "No one will think I'm sexy anyway." Well, forget that. We all have beauty we can bring out to shine.

Edited by: TINASDUNWELL at: 10/25/2011 (17:10)
GIOUVARLAKI SparkPoints: (5,658)
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10/25/11 4:50 P

lately i listen to some nice dubstep or drum and bass ,beat and energy combined!
Gold Dust from Dj Fresh this week mostly!

Edited by: GIOUVARLAKI at: 10/25/2011 (16:51)
JDHAPPY Posts: 76
10/25/11 4:43 P

"It Keeps You Running" by the Doobie Brothers

I know, it's an old one, but it always gives me energy! emoticon

LAURAGREY SparkPoints: (0)
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10/25/11 4:41 P

My running mix lately features:
My First Kiss - 3OH!3
Party Rock Anthem - LMFAO
Stronger - Kanye West
Blow - Ke$ha
Let it Rock - Lil Wayne
Love the Way You Lie - Eminem/Rhianna
Raise Your Glass - P!nk
E.T. - Katy Perry
Just the Way You Are - Bruno Mars

But if you want less pop and more rock the Yeah Yeahs Yeahs' Fever to Tell album is awesome for a cardio workout!

FRIENDSBYMAIL SparkPoints: (601)
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10/25/11 4:30 P

I don't really have any certain motivating music. I like most anything with a real upbeat tempo. I have a lot of christian rap on my ipod. As well I enjoy all the soundtracks for 80s dance movies like Dirty Dancing and Footloose.

LYGUAJARDO SparkPoints: (15,414)
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10/25/11 4:24 P

Switchfoot - Awakening
Taio Cruz - Dynamite
Sean Kingston - Fire Burning
Cascada - Evacuate The Dancefloor
Little Boots - Remedy
Britney Spears - I Wanna Go
Cafe Tacuba - Eo

I like things that have a strong dance-y beat.

Have you seen the Spark People mixes on Amazon's MP3 downloads? I downloaded the cardio mix the other day and I love it!

TBEAR27 Posts: 36
10/25/11 4:15 P

anything really fast tempo

KA_JUN SparkPoints: (76,152)
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10/25/11 4:08 P

The Prodigy - Razor

HOLALOLA SparkPoints: (33,670)
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10/25/11 4:05 P

Any kind of Latin music, especially salsa music. The music just makes me want to dance!

DPDAVIS Posts: 3,548
10/25/11 3:56 P

I love various styles of music

SOSENAM Posts: 26
10/25/11 11:57 A

I listen to all kinds of stuff...

Lately these songs have been pushing me to GET IT IN at the gym!

Elton John I'm Still Standing ( The lyrics make me think about how far I've come and that I'm STILL STANDING)

Don't you know I'm still standing better than I ever did
Looking like a true survivor, feeling like a little kid
I'm still standing after all this time
Picking up the pieces of my life without you on my mind

Kanye West - The new Workout Plan ( the long version is my fave... "eat that salad, NO dessert! LOL)

Michael Jackson - P.Y.T (Pretty Young Thing) ( I listen to it and fantasize about walking out to this song all thin and Pretty Young Thinged up at the EPIC birthday party I will be having for my birthday next year)

Cee-Lo Green F**K You (Its a little risqué but I sing it my head as F**K FAAATTTT... Cause this fat has got to go! LOL

Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride (This is my life theme song)
Ain't nothin' gonna to break my stride
Nobody's gonna slow me down, oh-no
I got to keep on movin'
Ain't nothin' gonna break my stride
I'm running and I won't touch ground
Oh-no, I got to keep on movin'

You can't listen to that song and NOT feel like you can conquer anything in the world... Good luck!

Edited by: SOSENAM at: 10/25/2011 (11:57)
SHONDIONNE SparkPoints: (13,497)
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10/25/11 4:22 A

What songs are you currently listening in the ipod or mp3 player during your workouts for motivation to help push you over that edge? I need some help! Can wait to hear from you all!

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