What's on your workout/running playlist?

posted 3 years ago in Fitness
Post # 3
1951 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

@Gemstone:  I use the Pandora app on my phone. I get tired of music quickly, and I’m too lazy to pirate songs and to cheap to buy them. As long as you have data coverage, it works really well!

Post # 5
414 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@Gemstone: That picture makes me LOL.

When I run, I much prefer the tempo of a song to the lyrics or melody. It helps me keep pace and allows me to judge how long I’ll be running, which is a huge motivation for me. My suggestion is to find a song where the beat matches your pace, then plug it into jog.fm. They have huge lists of songs that are grouped by BPM (beats per minute), so you can find something that will keep you going for a while. This is how I’ve built my running playlists, and it’s really worked for me.

There’s a lot of really great up-tempo songs I love, but can’t run to them because the beats throw me off, or actually slow down my pace. 

Good luck!

Post # 6
9412 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

@Gemstone:  I hate top 40 music, but it’s all I listen to when I work out. It’s catchy and upbeat and I do find myself singing along (much to my own dismay). I honestly just go on radio station websites and use their count down music as my playlists. 

Post # 7
260 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

here is my workout playlist… spanish, english and portugese songs (yeah I’m weird)

The art of losing- American hi-fi

Clockworks- autopilot off

I gotta feeling- black eyed peas

Blackout- breathe Carolina

Dance with me- drew seeley

7 minutes in heaven- fallout boy

Geek in the pink- Jason mraz

Freaky- jesse mccartney

Are you gonna be my girl- Jet

Bleed American- jimmy eat world

Harder to breathe- maroon 5

Control- metro station (my favorite to workout)

Shake it- metro station

Tonight is the night- outasight

Can’t stop- ozomatli

Crushcrushcrush- paramour

Misery business- paramour

Love is a battlefield- pat benatar

Don’t say goodbye- paulina rubio

Face down- The red jumpsuit apparatus

Peligro- Reik

Don’t stop the mustic- rihana

This photograph is proof- taking back Sunday

Set phasers to stun- taking back Sunday

Stare at the sun- thrice

Drive by- train

Headstrong- trapt

Hero/heroine- boys like girls

Decode- paramour

Untouched- veronicas

Way away- yellowcard

You better pray- the red jumpsuit apparatus

I found out- pigeon detectives

Gifts and curses- yellowcard

Give it up- midtown

Lucky you- lostprophets

Who I am- smile empty soul

We are- ana

Take on me- a-ha

Part of me- katy perry

e.t.- katy perry

sos- rihana

I wanna go- Britney spears

Telephone- lady gaga

False pretense- the red jumpsuit apparatus

Hit and run- breathe Carolina

Don’t you worry child- Swedish house mafia

Titanium- david guetta and sia

We no speak Americano- Yolanda be cool & DCUP

Stereo love- Edward maya

Danza kuduro- don omar

Ai se eu te pego- Michel telo

Taboo- don omar

Post # 8
448 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

Eminem mainly. 

I can only ever run to hip hop or rap


Other workouts just pop

Post # 11
194 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

@Gemstone:  a few that always pump me up!!

1. Toto- Africa

2. Nelly- Hey Porsche

3. Katy Perry- Roar

4. Sara Barellis- Brave

5. Fun.- Some Nights

6. Ke$ha- Thinking of You

7. One Direction- Best song ever

8. Imagine Dragons- Radioactive

9. Red Jumpsuit Apparatus- Facedown

10. Skillet- 

11. Avicii ft. Aloe blacc- Wake me Up (Lovvvee)

12. Matisyahu- Sunshine (Lovvvee also lol)

13. Walk off the Earth- Red Hands

14. The Outfield- Your Love

15. Zac Brown Band- Jump Right In


hope you enjoy some of these! I tried to make it a good variety lol


Post # 12
1710 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2016

LOTS of loud metal and gabber. And rock. 

Post # 13
2056 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

@Gemstone:  Pitbulls albums, Good Charlottes 1st album, and britney! they power me through 🙂

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