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  1. ashmarie06

    ashmarie06 DIS Veteran

    Jan 5, 2012
    I am so bored with my current workout list! What do my fellow dis'ers work out to? I love all genres and music styles, so I'm open to all suggestion.

    Thank you all!
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  3. BlovesC

    BlovesC home is where the Yeti is!

    Apr 1, 2008
    Right now my gym playlist is heavily based around Sleigh Bells and Kanye West. :laughing: I prefer songs that are kind of hard, loud, and aggressive...keeps me motivated! So mostly rock and hip-hop. NIN, Tupac, Cypress Hill, Queens of the Stone Age, etc. For cool-downs and strength training I'll occasionally switch to some dance music. Daft Punk's current album is my warm-up set right now. :thumbsup2
  4. The Mystery Machine

    The Mystery Machine Sunrise at my house. :+)

    Jan 4, 2001
    My current list is....

    Bennie and the Jets- Elton John
    Check On It- Beyonce
    Handle With Care-Traveling Wilburys
    Let's Get It Started- Black Eyed Peas
    Love Song- Sara Bareilles
    Under Pressure- Queen and David Bowie
    Once In A Lifetime- Talking Heads
    I'm In The Mood- Robert Plant
    Wheel In The Sky- Journey
    I'm Too Sexy - Right Said Fred
    The Sign - Ace of Base
    Walking On Sunshine- Katrina and the Waves
    My Sharona- The Knack
    I'm Gonna Be (500 miles)- The Proclaimers
    Take On Me- Aha
    Take a Chance On Me- ABBA
    Our Lips Are Sealed- Go-Go's

    My "hardcore"

    Freak On a Leash- Korn
    Slept So Long- Jay Gordon
    Pumped Up Kicks- Foster the People
    Psycho Killer- Talking Heads
    Funeral for a Friend- Elton John
    Not Meant For Me- Wayne Static
    Someone Saved My Life- Elton John
    Stranglehold- Ted Nugent

    I downloaded the soundtrack from "Queen of the Damned". Hey sometimes you need some depressing hard music to work out to.:rotfl:
  5. SLK1

    SLK1 DIS Veteran

    Aug 3, 2008
    I do Zumba so I hear a LOT of Pitbull and I think he's great for any work-out! Also, David Guetta (I think is his name?).
  6. OceanAnnie

    OceanAnnie <font color=maroon>I guess I have a thing against

    May 5, 2004
    I love it - Icona Pop

    Are you going my way? - Lenny Kravitz

    Run- Pink Floyd

    I'm too Sexy- Right Said Fred

    Under Pressure- David Bowie

    Anything pretty much by Adele.

    Oh yeah, Pit Bull, Aerosmith, some John Mayer, Katy Perry, Rhianna.
  7. Kathryn Merteuil

    Kathryn Merteuil Barden Bella

    May 11, 2012
    That song is my jam... :rotfl2: (Pitch Perfect joke)

    "Right Round" by Flo Rida is a good one!

    The one that seems to make me move is that "I Love It" song (which was previously mentioned above)...it's probably been out for a long time and took me to just now to discover it.
  8. Skywalker

    Skywalker Elementary, My Dear Mickey

    Apr 15, 2004
    Don't laugh? "9 to 5" by Dolly Parton. It motivates me okay? Don't judge.
  9. OceanAnnie

    OceanAnnie <font color=maroon>I guess I have a thing against

    May 5, 2004
    I don't know how long it's been out, but it gets me to move too. It cracks me up and has a great beat.

    It reminds me somewhat of that song, "I get knocked down", (I guess is the title). The rebellious shout outs, and strong beat hooks me every time. :)
  10. Luv Bunnies

    Luv Bunnies DIS Veteran

    Sep 3, 2006
    I take my iPod on walks and have this really weird sequence that I tend to follow. I start out with Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody. Then I switch over to Queen's Somebody to Love and Don't Stop me now. From there, I tend to switch to Murder Murder from the Jekyll and Hyde Broadway soundtrack and One Day More from Les Miserables. From there, I just play whatever random stuff appeals to me on that particular day. Told you it was weird!;)
  11. mrsdrake625

    mrsdrake625 DIS Veteran

    Apr 30, 2012
    Very eclectic...

    Kanye West
    Fleetwood Mac
    Coldplay (some songs; others are too slow. I started running to Clocks today, perfection!)
    Ok Go
  12. ashmarie06

    ashmarie06 DIS Veteran

    Jan 5, 2012
    OP here, I'm loving all the.suggestions and I'm downloading them off of I tunes now! Keep them coming! :)
  13. hereyago

    hereyago DIS Veteran

    Jun 20, 2008
    Ok, it's funny but: RuPaul's Supermodel(you better work) . I love Pit Bull.
    Anything that has a beat or positive message, from Pink to House of Pain's Jump Around, Destiny's Child to Beyonce by herself,lol.
  14. JaneBanks

    JaneBanks Lime Cordial, delicious! Laughing on the ceiling

    Jun 8, 2010
    PrimaDonna Girl - Marina and the Diamonds
    Bravado - Lorde
    Tennis Court - Lorde
    Royals - Lorde
    Dance Again - Jennifer Lopez
    L'Amour Toujours - Gigi D'Agostino
    Fall Down - Will.I.Am FT Miley Cyrus
    Better Off Alone - Alice DeeJay
    Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
    Suit & Tie - Justin Timberlake
    I'm Real - Jennifer Lopez Ja Rule
    Promiscuous - Nelly Furtado
    We Can't Stop - Miley Cyrus
  15. of the seas

    of the seas Of the ccccccccc

    Feb 19, 2006
    Run-Flo Rida with RedFoo
    Hung Up-Madonna
    Shut Up and Drive-Rihanna
    Let's Go Crazy-Prince
    Sexy Chick-David Guetta & Akon
    Cruel Summer-Blestenation
    Take it Off-Ke$ha
    Girl gone Wild-Madonna
    Shake It-Metro Station
    Paralyzer-Finger Eleven
  16. lolainkent

    lolainkent Mouseketeer

    Jun 22, 2013
    Alone - Heart
    Try - P!nk
    Mirrors - Justin Timberlake (I LOVE that it's such a long song, time passes fast!)
    Sexyback - Justin Timberlake
    Stronger - Britney Spears
    almost everything from the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

    That's what I'm listening to right now.
  17. smitch425

    smitch425 DIS Veteran

    Mar 18, 2011
    I don't work out, BUT if I did, I would listen to Macklemore's Can't Hold Us on a continuous loop. I could seriously listen to and sing that song all day long. :rotfl: The full version, of course, not the shorter versions they play on the radio.
  18. superme80

    superme80 DIS Veteran

    May 2, 2010
    I love Murder Murder from Jekyll and Hyde! Defying Gravity from Wicked is always at the top of my list.
  19. JessicaR

    JessicaR <font color=blue>DIS Veteran<br><font color=green>

    Sep 26, 2000
    Black Eyed Peas is the best to workout with! :)

    1. Hey Mama.

    2. My Humps.

    3. Boom Boom Pow.

    4. Just Can't Get Enough.

    5. I Gotta Feeling.

    Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines

    Maroon 5 - Love Somebody

    Get Lucky- Daft Punk feat. Pharrell
  20. Tiggeroo

    Tiggeroo Grammar Nazi

    Sep 16, 1999
    Fatboy Slim - Praise You, The Rockafella Skank
    Go - Killer Mike
    Lots of stuff by Outkast
    Go Go Gadget - Lupe Fiasco
    Run - Gnarles Barkley
    The Distance - Cake
    Lots of stuff by Queen
    Baby Got Back
    couple things by Mystikal that I won't put here
    Push It - Salt N Peppa
    Eminem - Not Afraid
    It's Tricky - Run DMC
    No Sleep til Brooklyn - Beastie Boys
    Stranglehold - Nuge
    Moves like Jagger
    Livin La Vida Loca
    Black Betty
  21. Sarah_Rose

    Sarah_Rose DIS Veteran

    Oct 17, 2008
    I've been playing the Zombies, Run! app A LOT lately (it's a fitness app with a serial-style zombie apocalypse story, and 3-4 times during a 30 minute run you suddenly hear "Warning, zombies detected" and you have to book it like the undead are on your tail) and every time Can't Hold Us comes up during a zombie chase, it is the best run I have ever had in my entire life. :rotfl:

    With that in mind, my running playlist has taken on a bit of a dark post-apocalyptic feel (because it's hard to take terrified "They're right behind you! Don't look back - just RUN!" warnings seriously when you're running to Ke$ha and Katy Perry...). Lots of David Guetta, Florence + The Machine, Ok Go, Arctic Monkeys. And the entire Danger Days CD by My Chemical Romanace - OMG, that whole album is just made for running from zombies. :lmao:

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