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Old 09-12-2012, 08:08 AM   #1
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Runners: What's on your playlist?

What do you listen to while you run? Music? Podcasts? Audiobooks?

If it's music- what songs are you grooving to lately on your runs that get you through?
If it's podcasts- what one(s) do you love?
If it's books- share some suggestions
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Old 09-12-2012, 08:05 PM   #2
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I started with music.. Mostly hip hop fast stuff. I started listening to Disney podcasts now while I run. I really enjoy it. I also listen to books, I restarted Harry Potter, I use him on my long runs!!! Happy running!!! :0)
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Old 09-17-2012, 08:18 PM   #3
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I've got a little bit of everything from Jimmy Buffet to Metallica. My absolute favorite though? The Clueless Soundtrack.
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Old 09-18-2012, 01:36 PM   #4
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I was just coming on here to post looking for Disney music that's good for running!
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Old 09-18-2012, 04:11 PM   #5
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Podcasts. Seriously. Some political (e.g. Rachel Maddow) and LOTS of Disney. DIS ('natch), WDW Fanboys, WDW Today. I find when I listen to talk the time goes faster.

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Old 09-18-2012, 05:20 PM   #6
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Zombies, Run! Great fun ...although I'm almost out of episodes :-(
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Old 09-18-2012, 06:23 PM   #7
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Adele, Justin Bieber and Big Time Rush have been helping me get through my runs.
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Old 09-18-2012, 06:37 PM   #8
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80's tunes...Aerosmith, Madonna, MC Hammer, Michael Jackson, a little Hairspray the Musical...very upbeat!
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Old 09-18-2012, 09:06 PM   #9
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I jog pretty slowly (we're talking 3.9 - 4.3 mph: short legs, still working on being in shape) but if I have the right music I can go for a lot longer than I would be able to otherwise! I have my music arranged by bpm (beats per minute) in itunes, and make playlists based on that. Some of my current favorites that I do most of my jogging to are some songs from "That Thing You Do!," a few from a Disney Dance Mix I bought at WDW in 1998, and other random country and pop that are the right bpm. I have a different playlist for walking tempos.
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Old 09-19-2012, 02:27 AM   #10
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I mostly listen to Christian music, so I put a random mix of that on my MP3 player. But I've got some Disney as well as other soundtracks that get mixed in as well. You never quite know what you'll get when you listen to my music on shuffle.
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I just added Dig a little Deeper from Princess and the Frog.
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Old 09-19-2012, 09:52 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Mom2aJessieGirl View Post
I've got a little bit of everything from Jimmy Buffet to Metallica. My absolute favorite though? The Clueless Soundtrack.
Hmm. I might try that Clueless Soundtrack.

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Adele, Justin Bieber and Big Time Rush have been helping me get through my runs.
Adele definitely helps me through my runs. She's got such a good beat to a lot of her songs.

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80's tunes...Aerosmith, Madonna, MC Hammer, Michael Jackson, a little Hairspray the Musical...very upbeat!
I try upbeat too. I do 90's one hit (or 2 hit) wonders a lot, but I've got some 80's thrown in too. I might need to add MC Hammer, which then makes me think that I need Ice Ice Baby by Vanilla Ice. I've got Bell Biv DeVoe's Poison on there right now helping me through.

If people heard my playlist- they'd think I had the craziest taste in music.
Everything from Green Day, White Stripes, to Katrina & the Waves, the Go Go's, OK GO, *NSYNC, Britney Spears, and then 90's hip hop / rap- Notorious BIG, Mary J Blige, Missy Elliott, and more. I like to put it on shuffle- it's the most random music ever.

Keep the song / artist recommendations coming. I love to keep adding new songs.
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Old 10-06-2012, 06:38 AM   #13
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Podcasts are so great -- I love Disney Hipsters and Wedway Radio -- and some awesome dancey music like LCD Soundsystem gets me going! The new Killers album is a good running album too: big and bold and over the top.
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Old 10-08-2012, 01:05 PM   #14
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Disney style, I find that One Jump from Aladdin and Colonel Hathi's March (The Elephant Song) from the Jungle Book are good warm-up motivators.

I ABC by The Jackson 5 for a little mid-run kick, and appreciate Low by Flo Rida, Calabria 2007 by Enur for times when I really need to push it.

The longer my runs get, the less high BPM music I need to get through them but I haven't gotten to a place where I can just listen to podcasts or audiobooks.
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Old 10-08-2012, 04:01 PM   #15
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When I need a little extra to push through, (and I feel kinda embarassed about this), I discovered by accident kinda that Rollin by Limp Bizkit is PERFECT for me. I've also found that Bodysnatchers by Radiohead is awesome for me, and Drunken Lullabies by Flogging Molly, when I need to get through a difficult run!!
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