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Old 11-29-2011, 05:03 PM   #1
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I figured we were long overdue for a music thread! Specifically songs aimed at keeping our heart rate pumping while we run or lift I find music is a huge motivation especially when doing cardio.

So list your top five (or more) favorite songs and lets help each other out!

Here are mine:

1. Devil's Dance Floor - Flogging Molly (I looove this when I need the extra push during a run. The song just makes you want to run and headbang!)

2. How You Like Me Now - The Heavy (Amazing motivating song to play during cool downs. Makes me want to strut my stuff and keep that pep in my step.)

3. Let The Bodies Hit the Floor - Drowning Pool (High energy and angry song, especially good for that last push while chanting that nothing's wrong with you!)

4. Seven Nation Army - White Stripes (Very good song to warm up to as my brisk pace matches the beat so beautiful.)

5. Paint it Black - Rolling Stones (Nice, decently fast pace and since I know the lyrics so well its easy to lose myself in the song.)

So what do you guys have on your playlist?

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Old 12-02-2011, 07:09 AM   #2
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I just uploaded some new tunes.. Not all are new since I like disco and some oldies.

The Heavy = How you like me now.
Barry White - You're the first...
Beyonce' - Crazy in love
Elvis - A little less conversation
Just say no - White Horse
Bow Wow wow - I want candy
Grandmaster Flash - White lines
Rihanna - Don't stop the music.

I thought I had Drowning Pool in my collection, but see it's not there. Maybe on the kids computer. Love that song!

I'm a newbie runner and my crazy podcast has got me moving!!
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Old 12-02-2011, 07:50 AM   #3
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My favorite song ever to run to is "I'll Make a Man Out of You" from Mulan. It's a really great song to get me pumped and I used to love listening to it when I ran.

When I move my butt and start running again this is definitely going to be on my playlist.
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Old 12-02-2011, 02:44 PM   #4
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I need to stock up on some Flogging Molly!

Here are my current favs for riding to.
Nightmare by Brainbug
Holy Roller Novocaine by Kings of Leon
Not Afraid by Eminem
Who Do You Want to Be by Oingo Boingo
No Rest for the Wicked by Cage the Elephant
Shipping Up to Boston by Dropkick Murphys
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Old 12-03-2011, 11:37 PM   #5
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I was hoping there was a music thread!

This is mostly newer pop...it's the only thing I can exercise to.

Mr. Saxobeat - Alexandra Stan
Moves Like Jagger - Maroon 5
I Like it Like That - Hot Chelle Rae
Shake Senora - Pitbull
We Found Love - Rihanna
2 is Better - Far East Movement
Till the world ends(REMIX) - Britney Spears Ft. Nicki Minaj and Kesha
Turn Around - Flo Rida & Pitbull
Audio Bullys - Only Man
We No Speak Americano - Yolanda Be Cool
White Trash Millionaire - Black Stone Cherry
2 Sides of Me - Hinder
Howlin' for You - The Black Keys
Escape the Fate - Zombie Dance
Falling Down - Atreyu
The Anthem - Pitbull
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Old 12-04-2011, 03:34 PM   #6
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Ok here are a couple that I live right now:

On the floor - jlo featuring pitbull
Stereo hearts featuring Adam Levin
Je veux - zaz. <-- she's a French artist you can find on iTunes

I certainly have more but I can't think of them at the moment. I can DEFINITELY agree with "I'll make a man out of you" from Mulan. That song motivates me like nothing else.
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Old 12-05-2011, 03:32 AM   #7
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Some of my current faves to run to are:

Pretty Girl Rock -- Keri Hilson
Sweet Dreams -- Eurythmics
So What -- Pink
Bad -- The Cab
Thanks For Nothing -- The Downtown Fiction
You and I -- Lady GaGa
We Found Love -- Rihanna
Motherlover -- The Lonely Island (ridiculous song but awesome beat!)
According To You -- Orianthi
Crazy Train -- Ozzy Osbourne
I Made It -- Kevin Rudolf
The Sound of Winter -- Bush
I Believe In a Thing Called Love -- The Darkness
Up In Here -- DMX

Loving the suggestions!!

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Old 12-05-2011, 10:19 PM   #8
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Ooh, I love workout music threads! Here are some of my favourites (I tend to love songs that really inspire me to keep going, as you'll probably see from the titles.) I hope no one minds, but I'm also including the lines from each song that made me add them to my workout playlist.

Venus - Bananarama ("Goddess on the mountain top, burning like a silver flame/The summit of beauty and love, and Venus was her name")

Keep the Faith - Bon Jovi (well..I think this one speaks for itself, lol)

No Surrender - Bruce Springsteen ("No retreat, baby, no surrender")

Fighter - Christina Aguilera ("Makes me that much stronger, makes me work a little bit harder, makes me that much wiser, so thanks for making me a fighter")

Viva la Vida - Coldplay (OK, I just love the beat of this one.)

St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion) - John Parr ("Play the game, you know you can't quit until it's won/Soldier on, only you can do what must be done")

Firework - Katy Perry ("You don't have to feel like a waste of space/You're original, can't be replaced/If you only knew what the future holds/After a hurricane comes a rainbow")

Aphrodite - Kylie Minogue ("I'm fierce and I'm feelin' mighty/I'm a golden girl, I'm an Aphrodite")

Born This Way - Lady Gaga ("I'm beautiful in my way/Cause God makes no mistakes/I'm on the right track baby, I was born this way")

Numb/Encore - Linkin Park vs. Jay-Z ("I came, I saw, I conquered")

So What - Pink ("So, so what? I'm still a rock star/I got my rock moves, and I don't need you")

Raise Your Glass - Pink ("So raise your glass if you are wrong in all the right ways/All my underdogs/We will never be, never be anything but loud and nitty-gritty/Dirty little freaks")

****in' Perfect - Pink ("You're so mean when you talk/About yourself, you were wrong/Change the voices in your head/Make them like you instead")

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Old 12-05-2011, 11:39 PM   #9
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oooh, love music threads!

A few on my ipod I listen to a lot. I need to update the ipod soon and this thread gives me some new ideas.

On the Floor - JLo
Human nature, Vogue, The Beat Goes On - Madonna Live Hard Candy Tour
Higher - Taio Cruz
LMFAO - Sexy and I know it, Party Rock Anthem
I'm into you - JLo ft. Lil Wayne
Invincible - Hedley

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Old 12-19-2011, 05:02 PM   #10
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I listen to a lot of Korean pop music. Most of them are fast beat and really encourages me to workout with some fun.

Some songs include:

I Am The Best - 2NE1
Don't Touch My Girl - Boyfriend
Mirotic - DBSK
Lies - Big Bang
Gee - SNSD
Mona Lisa - MBLAQ
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Old 12-19-2011, 05:34 PM   #11
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This is a great thread, I'll be taking some notes on songs to get.
I love:
ACDC- pretty much all their songs
Queen-we are the champions
ZZ Top- quite a few of theirs
Charlie Daniels Band- Devil went down to GA

Otherwise, I typically listen to Pandora on my phone. I have a techno/dance station that I LOVE to run to!
My cool down songs are:
Adele- songs from her CD 21
Norah Jones
Pretty much any modern jazzy tunes

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-Exercise 3x/wk for 4 wks!
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