1) Sweet Thing Van Morrison
2) If I needed Someone Beatles
3) No More Buffalo: James McMurtry
4) She's already made up her mind: Lyle Lovett
5) Caraline: Josh Rouse
6) Lily, Jackmary and the...Bob Dylan
7) Ten Years Gone: Led Zeppelin
8) Ah Leah: Donnie Iris
9) At Least thats what you Said: Wilco
10) Let Love In: Goo Goo Dolls
Makes for a nice little run on the beach
There is a lot you can learn about a person from their record collection.
Kanye made the list three times? And still none of them were Kanye's Workout. ha! Personally, I'll take Daft Punk anyday over Mr. West. While we're on it, "Da Funk" by Daft Punk is an all time workout favorite.
"My Hero" by Foo Fighters is great too. "I'll Stick Around" is another powerful song. Dave Grohl's makes intense music.
Fixness mixtapes are so important to sustain the superhuman workouts. Sometimes the music at the gym kills me. Check me out http://community.active.com/thread/11960 I'm interested in mixtape ideas from personal trainers and group fitness instructors. Playlists? Formats? I am a huge fan of instrumental music. Makes it easy to speak over. DJ ohn.
I just made a new list last night Here they are:
Fit But You Know It; The Streets
You're Daddy Don't Know; The New Pornographers
Beautiful Girls; Sean Kingston
Let's Get Loud; Jennifer Lopez
Those Dancing Days; Those Dancing Days
Girlfriend; Avril Lavigne
Ain't Nothing Wrong With That; Robert Randolph
Love Today; Mika
Paper Planes; M.I.A.
Crazy In Love; Beyonce
Stronger; Kanye West
Don't Feel Right; The Roots
Here are some of the highlights of my Carlsbad Half Marathon playlist...in which I ran fairly well
The Aggrolites - Funky Fire
Beulah - Gravity's Bringing Us Down
The Black Keys - 10 A.M Automatic
Built To Spill - Conventional Wisdom
Cake - Nugget
The Hives - Die, All RIght!
MC5 - Kick Out The Jams
Metallica - Whiplash
Pavement - Conduit For Sale
Ted Leo & The Pharmacists - Where Have All The Rude Boys Gone
A good playlist can definitely make a difference!
I like Boom by P.O.D. just for the line "is that all you got? - I'll take your best shot..." makes me want to push harder.
C'mon N Ride it by the Quad City DJ's - "I think I can I think I can" - good hill running song
Fake it by Seether; Got me Under Pressure & Pearl Necklace by ZZ Top
Absolutely anything by Nickelback - love them, it's impossible for them to make bad music.
Hey Man, Nice shot - Filter; My Sharona - The Knack
Put your hands on me baby & You had me- Joss Stone
Still Dirrty - Christina Aguilera; TNT & Thunderstruck - AC/DC
Train,Train - Warrant; U & UR Hand - Pink
Lately, my favorite to get me going "Bawitaba" - Kid Rock
Have you tried the mixes by DJ Steve Boyett on Podrunner? Most of them are at least one hour long and the BPM range from 130's to 180's. Fantastic stuff for running, spinning, or whatever. DJ Steve describes them as "Nonstop, fixed-BPM, high-energy, cutting-edge, dance music. He has a new mix every week and they are FREEEEEEE. You can download them from ITunes or from the website at djsteveboy.com. These mixes got me back started running regularly and changed my life. Let me know if you need more information. I highly recommend them.
Limp Bizkit - "My Way", "Faith" and "One of those Days"
Missy Elliot - "Loose Control"
Petey Pablo - "Vibrate"
Yin Yang Twins - "Shake"
Busta Rhymes - "Touch It" and "Light your A** on Fire"
Britney Spears - "Piece of Me"
Diddy - "Tell Me"
All of these songs make me run faster, I use them a lot on my speed work-out days
Many of these playlists seem far too tame for me. I like thunder pumping through my ears and veins! I don't have an Ipod but am still using my old, working mp3 player. If you're a skeptic just give this stuff a try. Of course, to picture softer stuff for me I mentally picture putting me to sleep. Cheers!
Anthrax - I' m The Man
Godsmack - Time Bomb, Keep Away
Drowning Pool - Sinner
Nine Inch Nails - So Many to choose, but favorites currently: Head Like A Hole, Me I'm Not, Vessel, Every Day is Exactly the Same
Motorhead - The Game
Korn - Coming Undone, Evolution
Saliva - Ladies & Gentlemen, Your Disease, Click Click Boom
Static-X - Kill Your Idols, I'm with Stupid, The Trance is in the Motion, Pieces
Snoop Doggy Dogg - Bounce
Skid Row - Youth Gone Wild
Halford - Crucible
Gravity Kills - Never, Guilty
Avenged Sevenfold - Bat County
Disturbed - 10,000 Fists, Stupify
I think I have a pretty good one.
# Boom - P.O.D.
# Citizen Soldier - Single 3 Doors Down
# Round and Round - Ratt
# Kiss Kiss (feat. T-Pain) - Chris Brown
# Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses
# Holiday - Single Green Day
# You Get What You Give - New Radicals
# Breath - Breaking Benjamin
# Good Life -Kanye West
# Keep Your Hands Off My Girl -Good Charlotte
# Face Down - The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
# Lakini's Juice - Live
# I Don't Wanna Be In Love - Good Charlotte
# Umbrella (feat. Jay-Z) - Rihanna
# What Goes Around.../...Comes Around -- Justin Timberlake
# Alive - P.O.D.
# Youth of the Nation - P.O.D.
# First Time - Lifehouse
# Alive - P.O.D.
# When I'm Gone - 3 Doors Down
# Lose Yourself - Eminem
Wake up Call- Maroon 5
Lump- Presidents of the U.S.
Dragula- Rob Zombie
I don't Wanna Be in Love- Good Charlotte
How Far We've come- Matchbox 20
Somebody Told Me, Mr. Brightside - Killers
Impression that I get- Mighty Mighty Bosstones
paralyzer- FInger Eleven
Last Night- the Strokes
GREAT music to kick up, dig down and go faster! Great on speedwork days!