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Great music to work out to ?

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by allyx82, Apr 15, 2010.

  1. allyx82

    allyx82 New Member

    Does anyone have any recommendation for music to work out to I really like the fast or pop music or techno ..
  2. PrincessLeppard

    PrincessLeppard Holding Alex Johnson's Pineapple

    These are on my workout mix:

    Three - Britney Spears
    Piece of Me (Remix) - Britney Spears
    Fever - Adam Lambert
    Morning After Dark - Timbaland
    Let It Rock - Kevin....something. Can't remember his last name.

    Um. That's what comes up off the top of my head...
  3. MR-FAN

    MR-FAN Kostner Softie

    Can't go wrong with Gaga
  4. KikiSashaFan

    KikiSashaFan Well-Known Member

    Kevin Rudolph, that one's on my workout ipod shuffle too. I also have a bunch of songs from Glee like Don't Stop Believing and Proud Mary, dance remixes of Britney Spears and Kelly Clarkson and some stuff by Pink. So What especially is a good one.
  5. Rock2

    Rock2 Well-Known Member

    Anyone have anything that doesn't require a crop top and a head band??
  6. Fridge_Break

    Fridge_Break #HotMessExpress

    "I Gotta Feeling" by Black Eyed Peas has a good beat to it.
    "Live Like We're Dying" by Kris Allen
    "My Life Would Suck Without You" by Kelly Clarkson
    Pink's uptempo songs, "Trouble," "You and Your Hand," etc.
    Definitely echo the Lady Gaga mention above.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNzrwh2Z2hQ - mashup of the top 25 songs from 2009, there's a link to the mp3 in the video info.
    If you're a country fan, Dierks Bentley "Free and Easy," "What Was I Thinking," "Sideways" or Carrie Underwood "Cowboy Casanova," "Before He Cheats," etc.
  7. LuckyCharm

    LuckyCharm Well-Known Member

    Practically anything by them. Favorites of mine include "Let's Get It Started," "Pump It," and "Boom Boom Pow."
  8. hydro

    hydro Well-Known Member

    I second this.

    I also really like Janet Jackson's Discipline album.
  9. agalisgv

    agalisgv Well-Known Member

    Yep! I like I Gotta Feeling the best tho
  10. rjblue

    rjblue Having a great day!

    Woke Up This Morning by A3 (Sopranos theme)
    Holiday and American Idiot by Greenday
    What Hurts the Most by Cascada (or most of their stuff)
    Dragostea Din Tei by Ozone (Numa Numa)
  11. orbitz

    orbitz Well-Known Member

    I can't get enought of "Bad Romance" lately. That song and "Poker Face" will really help me get through my stairmaster routine :)

    Ashley Simpson: Boyfriend, Pieces of Me

    Kelly Clarkson: Since U Been Gone, I Do Not Hook Up

    Maybe Madonna: Celebration, Sorry
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2010
  12. elka_sk8

    elka_sk8 Well-Known Member

    This may sound wierd, but my favorite treadmill song at the moment is Glee's version of Don't Stop Beleivin.'

    But then again, I also like working out to the Olympic theme by John Williams. :lol:
  13. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Hates both vegemite and peanut butter

    Favourite songs to work out to:

    Moloko - Forever More (and some other Roisin Murphy songs)
    Chemical Brothers - Hey Boy Hey Girl
    Faithless - heaps of their stuff
  14. nubka

    nubka Well-Known Member

    Let's get physical, physical... :D
  15. ss1

    ss1 New Member

    I've recently discovered that Bollywood music makes great running music!
  16. screech

    screech Well-Known Member

    Not the most conventional choice, but the beat in The Rolling Stones 'Get Off Of My Cloud' always gets me moving. I find that even when I'm just walking and have my iPod on my steps automatically speed up to match the beat.
  17. Bostonfan

    Bostonfan Well-Known Member

    Throw in an 80's classic: "Eye of the Tiger"
  18. PRlady

    PRlady foot in both camps

    80's music in general makes great workout music, I have a whole IPOD playlist of it. (And if you can stand some '70s disco, there's a few songs, like Turn the Beat Around, that will move you pretty fast as well.)

    Old Bon Jovi, Madonna, Springsteen, Michael Jackson, a few one-hit wonders like "Jenny" and "Flashdance." Cheesy but inspirational! :biggrinbo
  19. RomyNL

    RomyNL Well-Known Member


    Chemical Brothers are the best for jogging!
  20. mila19

    mila19 New Member

    I third Black Eyes Peas' recent tunes mentioned above but I lurves me some Kings of Leon like "Sex on fire", "Knocked up".
    Also some dance tunes such as "Indianotech" by Mossano, "Long love distance" by Gossip, "Babylonia" by Baleric remix, "Selfish love" by Pedro Cazanova or good ol' Muse tunes such as "Supermassive black hole", "Time is running out", "Uprising"
  21. reckless

    reckless Well-Known Member

    My workout music tends to be a total mix of current hip hop/dance (Black Eye Peas and Lady GaGa), 70s disco (I Will Survive, I Love the Nightlife), 60s soul (Get Ready, Dancing in the Streets), 80s-90s dance (Madonna, Let the Music Play, C&C Music Factory).

    My guilty secret though is that my favorite workout song is It's Raining Men. I set it on my iPod for the 20-25 minutes mark, because that is when I find my energy flagging and I debate getting off the cardio machine. But that song is an instant pick-me up and is great to help me carry through.
  22. Cyn

    Cyn Well-Known Member

    I tend to listen to a lot of Industrial/EBM music, along with a lot of trance/tantric music. The Industrial stuff is very hard hitting, which gets the blood pumping. Groups included in that mix are stuff like:

    VnV Nation (Art of Conflict, Beloved, Hellraiser (VNV Nation Mix)
    Assemblage 23
    Project Pitchfork (especially "Feel" (noiseuf X remix), Conure, and Steelrose (Apoptygma Berzerk remix)
    Nitzer Ebb
    Front Line Assembly

    I also love working out to the likes of Juno Reactor, who did a bunch of the music in the Matrix movies - expecially Mona Lisa Overdrive (not to be confused with the book of the same name), and Navras.

    You can find any of these on youtube. I usually listen to the entire song before deciding to get them off of iTunes or Amazon.
  23. Quintuple

    Quintuple papillon d'amour

    Anyone remember this from The Cutting Edge? It's actually lifted and remixed disco queen vocals by Loleatta Holloway (sung later by Heather Small), and Katrin Quinol never sung a word.

    Black Box - Ride on Time
  24. Yehudi

    Yehudi Snarks about Volchkova with love

    I workout to the NFL Films soundtrack:shuffle:
  25. briancoogaert

    briancoogaert Well-Known Member

  26. Cyn

    Cyn Well-Known Member

    Quoting myself to link to the songs in my OP:

    Forever - Bruderschaft/VNV Nation
    Navras - Juno Reactor (some might remember this from the Paso Doble done a couple of seasons ago on SYTYCD :D )
    Feel! - Project Pitchfor (Noisuf-X remix)
    Get Your Body Beat - Combichrist
    The Art of Conflict - VNV Nation (I particularly love this one as the lyrics are quotes for Shin Zhu's The Art of War)
    Steelrose - Project Pitchfork (Apoptygma Berzerk remix)

  27. pumba

    pumba New Member

    Anything by early Mozart
  28. RockTheTassel

    RockTheTassel Well-Known Member

    I agree with the poster who suggested Muse. I particularly love "Butterflies and Hurricanes" and "Hysteria".

    I also enjoy working out to the more dramatic pieces from Vivaldi's "Four Seasons".
  29. skatefan

    skatefan home in England

    I Feel Love by Donna Summer :cool: