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Old 02-18-2004, 10:15 AM   #1
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Question What are your favorite songs to workout to?

Hi everyone!

I would love to hear what songs others like to workout to. With several legal websites available to download songs from (like Napster), its fairly easy to burn your own custom workout CD. I'm finding the hard part is picking out what songs to get. So please share!

I'll start. I made my current workout CD from CD's that I already own. Here are some of my favorites:

Kryptonite - 3 Doors Down
Heavy - Collective Soul
Crush - Jennifer Paige
Push It - Garbage
Never - Moving Pictures (Footloose soundtrack)
I'm Free - Kenny Loggins (Footloose)
Echa Pa; Lante [Spanish Cha-Cha Mix] - Thalía (Dance with me Soundtrack)
Jazz Machine - Black Machine (Dance with me)
Chinese Burn - Curve
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Old 02-18-2004, 12:23 PM   #2
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One song I have always liked doing aerobics to (when I used to go to the gym many moons ago!) is "Good Vibrations" by Marky Mark (aka Mark Wahlberg). It's got a really good consistent beat, and I don't believe the words are too bad, from what I remember of it. However, now that I am paying more attention to what I listen to, I may need to look that one up and see waht the actual words are before I recommend in the future!
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Old 02-19-2004, 02:09 PM   #3
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Thanks, Straitlover!

Here are some other songs I've heard mentioned elsewhere:
Eye of the Tiger
I Will Survive (Gloria Gaynor)
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I like the oldies of the 50's and 60s.
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Old 02-25-2004, 08:30 PM   #5
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Default Gym CD's

I'm making a Gym CD right now. I've got 18 tracks currently burning.

N'Sync - Space Cowboys
Justin Timberlake - Like I Love You
Backstreet Boys - The Call (remix)
Tyra Banks - Shake Ya Body (yes, the model, she's got a single out now)
Blu Cantrell - Breath (remix)
Deborah Cox - Up and Down
Sarai - Ladies
Destiny's Child - Emotions (remix)
Jade - 5,4,3,2 Yo Time Is Up
Michael Jackson - Dirty Diana
Kelly Rowland - Can't Nobody
Marques Houston - Clubbin'
Toni Braxton - Hit the Freeway
Ricky Martin ft. Christina Aguillera - Nobody Wants To Be Lonely
Spice Girls - Holler
Spice Girls - Right Back At Ya
Spice Girls - Spice Up Your Life
B2K - Everything

Those are definitely gym songs to me. I'm gonna head out to pick ups some batteries, then I'm going to the Gym.

~Shayla

P.S. "Good Vibrations" is an excellent suggestion. That's going on my next CD
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Oh music-- I live for this!!!

Stevie Ray Vaughn -- almost anything
Black Sabbath -- War Pigs, Iron Man, Sweet Leaf
The Clash -- I Fought The Law, The Guns of Brixton
Aerosmith -- Walk This Way, The Other Side, Cryin', Just Push Play
Metallica -- Unforgiven, Sad but True
Stevie Wonder - - Superstition, Signed, Sealed, and Delivered
The Supremes -- All of It
Funkadelic -- Cosmic Slop, Who Says A Funk Band Can't Play Rock?
The Black Crowes -- Twice as Hard
Johnny Lang -- Lie To Me

and so forth....
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I like super cheesy pop music to work out to, I have a cd that I made of 80's stuff that I'm loving right now...

Pat Benetar - Hit me with your best shot
Survivor - Eye of the tiger
B-52's - Love Shack
Bobby Brown - My perogative
Bryan Adams - Summer of 69
Kenny Loggins - Danger zone
Duran Duran - Hungry like the wolf

Entire CD's that I listen to while I'm at the gym...
Shakira - Laundry Service (I skip through the slower sonds and come back to them when I'm stretching)
The soundtrack from Clueless
Justin Timberlake - Justified
Liz Phair - Exile in Guyville (not as pop-y but good for an angry girl sort of mood)
I also have a mix cd of different Jamiroquai songs that is fun, too
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I work out to "Yo MTV Raps"... rap songs from the 80's!

"Push it, push it good"
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I have these CDs in my Gym Bag right now:

Moby - Play, and Songs 1993-1998
Depeche Mode - The Singles 86>98
KMFDM - ATTAK, WWIII
Praga Khan - 21st Century Skin
Messiah - 21st Century Jesus
Dee-Lite - World Clique
Marilyn Manson - Antichrist Superstar, Golden Age of the Grotesque
Nine Inch Nails - Pretty Hate Machine
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Thanks everyone for sharing!

I have a lot of new music to check out now.
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