3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Fitness > Exercise!

Exercise! Love it or hate it, let's motivate each other to just DO IT!

What do you exercise to?

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-03-2007, 03:05 PM   #1
Member
 
backtome's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: ne
Posts: 98

S/C/G: 188/188/145

Height: 5'5''

Default What do you exercise to?

I got an mp3 player for Christmas so that I can listen to motivating music as I work out at the Y (for some unnknown reason, the Y plays easy listening in its gym.....I have a hard enough time trying to stay motivated on the eliptical lol!)

I would like some really heart pumping music, something that will make me want to break a sweat. Any suggestions?? Sadly, I've turned into an old fogey where I like to listen to music, but I've no idea the name of the songs much less the names of the artists

Thanks in advance!!
__________________
backtome is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2007, 03:27 PM   #2
Moderating Mama
 
mandalinn82's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Woodland, CA
Posts: 11,931

S/C/G: 295/200/175

Height: 5' 8"

Default

What are your tastes like? For me, I listen to such a variety of things. I'll try to organize by category...

Current/Popular Music-

All American Rejects - Dirty Little Secret, Move Along
Bowling for Soup - High School Never Ends
Shakira - Hips don't lie
SR71 - Right Now
The Killers - Somebody Told Me, When You Were Young
Gnarls Barkley - Crazy

Classic Rock -

Eagles - Get Over It
Eagles - Take it Easy
Queen - Fat Bottomed Girls, Bohemian Rhapsody
Melissa Etheridge - Giant

Punk -

Bad Religion - I Want to Conquer the World, 21st Century Digital Boy
Green Day - Minority, American Idiot, Atomic Garden, Castaway
NoFX - Monosyllabic Girl, The Decline, Champs Elysee, You're Wrong, etc.
Against Me - From Her Lips to God's Ears

Country -

Rascal Flatts - Life is a Highway
Big n Rich - Save a Horse, Ride a Cowboy
Tim McGraw - Live Like You Were Dying
Dixie Chicks - Some Days You Gotta Dance
The Charlie Daniels Band - The Devil Went Down to Georgia (great for a high-intensity interval because its so fast)

Random -

Warren G - Regulate
All kinds of songs from musicals.
Rednex - Cotton Eye Joe
Squirrel Nut Zippers - ****
80's music
Josh Groban (for cooldowns and weight lifting)
__________________
Goal Met - 10/28/07 - My Progress Picture Collage - My Goal Story - Where Have I Been?

No matter how slow you go, you're still lapping everyone on the couch!

Maintained Oct 2007-Sept 2011, then got pregnant. Our baby boy was born in May, 2012...now to lose the baby weight!!
mandalinn82 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2007, 03:39 PM   #3
Meg
Senior Member
 
Meg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Posts: 9,160

S/C/G: 257/135/maintaining

Height: 5' 4"

Default

Music is the ONLY thing that keeps me going on the elliptical too!

You might get some ideas from this thread: New Tunes.
__________________
Meg
Start: 257 - June 1, 2001
Goal: 135 - May 12, 2002
Size 22/size 4
Meg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2007, 03:52 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Louise1013's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: st. charles, mo
Posts: 119

Default

I struggle with this too... and I get burned out on certain songs way too easily.

I am 25 and listen to the stuff my 7th graders like... so that will affect my playlist.

Benni Banasi - Satisfaction
Fergie - Fergilious (I can't get enough of this at the gym)
Shakira - LaTortura
Newton - Streamline (you will love this)(from the Pepsi commercial with Jimmy Fallon)
kittycat Dolls - Buttons
Kernkraft - Zombie Nation
Maniac - from flashdance
Cassie - Me & You
Better than ezra - Juicy
__________________


Louise1013 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2007, 04:09 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
Luxorbea's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Southern California
Posts: 144

S/C/G: 299/259/175

Height: 5'7"

Default

I love the song "He's Going the Distance" by Cake, it makes me wanna go fast! So much so, that I have to turn the radio off if it comes on while I'm driving or I find myself speeding

I add that one onto my playlist a couple times, and whenever it comes on, I kick it up a notch!
__________________
*~Bridget~*
Luxorbea is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2007, 05:03 PM   #6
Member
 
backtome's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: ne
Posts: 98

S/C/G: 188/188/145

Height: 5'5''

Default

Thanks for the suggestions (and link, Meg) everyone! I cannot wait to listen to these songs, and start excercising to them.

By the way, a special thank you to Mandalinn for reminding me of the Squirrel Nut Zippers, I haven't thought of them in years. I think I'll see if I can find anything from Echo and the Bunnymen!

Nancy
__________________
backtome is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2007, 09:42 PM   #7
Constantly Tweaking
 
Is that really me's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: PA in the USA
Posts: 359

S/C/G: 172/159/130

Height: 5'2" (give or take)

Default

Ok, here's some classics from an oldie but goodie:

Stevie Wonder: Superstition, Higher Ground
Yes: Roundabout, I've Seen All Good People, Long Distance Runaround
Emerson Lake and Palmer (ELP): Trilogy - the entire dvd (the first three songs are a good 10 min. warm up; From The Beginning picks it up; The Sheriff, Hoedown and Trilogy really hit it. Don't let the song Trilogy fool you; you get a wee break but then BAM -- it is the BEST)
Chris Isaak: San Francisco Days, Beautiful Homes, Round 'N Round
Cat Stevens: Tuesday's Dead, Bitterblue
Lyle Lovett: L.A. County, She's Hot To Go

Oh, and don't forget about Big Band music. Think about the way they danced to this stuff -- swing, baby, swing. It's truly phenomenal music. Just try it!

If you're under 40 you may be wondering who the heck are these bands/people. Trust me; these folks invented music.

These are just a few of my favorite things!

Jo
__________________
"You never fail unless you fail to try." Enter the Haggis

"Sometimes you're the windshield, sometimes you're the bug; sometimes it all comes together baby, sometimes you're going to lose it all." Dire Straits

____________________________________________

Every = 5 lbs. lost

Last edited by Is that really me : 01-04-2007 at 08:49 PM.
Is that really me is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2007, 11:21 PM   #8
Former Quitter
 
GirlyGirlSebas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 5,500

S/C/G: 310/310/180

Height: 5'7

Default

Music...Oh yes! I have a ton... I've listed some of my favorites from various types of music. IMHO, the best work out music is 1990's dance music. The beat was perfect walking/running on the treadmill.

C&C Music Factory - Everybody Dance Now
Uncle Luke - Shake What Your Mama Gave Ya
Blacked Eyed Peas - Pump It
Blink 182 - All the Small Things
Venga Boys - Boom Boom Boom
Gap Band - You Dropped a Bomb On Me
Taylor Dayne - Tell It to My Heart
Gina G - Ooh Aah Just a Little Bit
Ramones - Hey Ho Lets Go
Aerosmith - Dude Looks Like a Lady
Aretha - R-E-S-P-E-C-T
__________________
- Rhonda

"Live the life you've always imagined." Henry David Thoreau


GirlyGirlSebas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-05-2007, 08:26 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 200

S/C/G: 267/see ticker/150

Height: 5'2"

Default

Ok, Queen, Greatest hits goes walking with me all the time!!! It is my favorite of favorites!!! Their song, "Don't Stop Me Now" is really a "pump me up" song!
I too, have some favorites, they are what I call my "Power Songs"
Queen: Bohemian Rhapsody, Another One Bites the Dust, Fat Bottomed Girls, Don't Stop Me Now, Now I'm Here,
Shania: That Don't Impress Me Much
K.C. and the Sunshine Band: Shake Your Booty, That's the Way (I like it),Get Down Tonight
Donna Summer: Bad Girls, No More Tears (Enough is Enough)
Rick Springfield: I've Done Everything for You, Don't Talk to Strangers
DeFranco family: Heartbeat, its a Lovebeat
Yes, I am lost in the 70's and 80's, but, it isn't such a bad place to be....!!!!!! Good luck finding your own mix of great workout/exercise tunes!! Just find stuff that really moves you!!!!! At least, that is what I did~
__________________
luckyducky is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:07 AM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2