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Give me more music for the stairs to nowhere!

After six weeks of being immobilized by the election, I'm back to the gym. I need more music. There are many "music for the gym" recommendations on metafilter, yes, but I've looked at those. I need more! I need different! Snowflakes are inside! [more inside]
posted by Frowner on Dec 22, 2016 - 11 answers

Spin Spin Spin Songs for the Road

What are your favorite cycling spin songs? I'm heading out for a 150 mile bike ride this weekend and need to beef up my playlist with stuff that makes big wheels keep on turnin'. [more inside]
posted by mcstayinskool on Jun 9, 2016 - 10 answers

Motivational Songs For Workouts And Work

Can anyone suggest some motivational songs that you can use for working out, running, and work? [more inside]
posted by maximus99 on Apr 2, 2015 - 7 answers

Help me make my workout sound better, please!

What songs sound like That's Not My Name by the Ting Tings and I Don't Care (I Love It) by Iconopop? [more inside]
posted by just_ducky on Feb 25, 2015 - 26 answers

Music to conquer Attica to

Making a playlist for the gym. Theme: Amazon Warriors! Need more songs. Guidelines follow: [more inside]
posted by Kitty Stardust on Feb 11, 2015 - 14 answers

Apart from the William Tell Overture.

Classical music for workouts? [more inside]
posted by Ziggy500 on Nov 18, 2013 - 23 answers

Snowflakey workout music question #45356

"Abel" by The National, which is essentially "Born to Run" filtered through indie rock, is the perfect workout song for me, combining the key elements of (1) simple chord progression and song structure, (2) layered instrumentation, (3) lots of energy/intensity (including vocal energy/intensity). Recommendation engines' recommendations have been lacking in (1) and (3), so I'm turning to you guys: can you suggest songs with those elements?
posted by John Raskolnikov Gilson on Mar 24, 2013 - 15 answers

The song that helps you make it those last few minutes on the treadmill?

Salt n' Pepa's Push It always does it for me, but it's getting old. What song gets your blood pumping every time?
posted by cherrybounce on Mar 16, 2013 - 60 answers

What headphones should I buy to run with?

What headphones should I buy for running and the gym? Wish list: Sounds better, and doesn't fall out as easily as the Apple earbuds; lets more ambient sound through than those in-ear headphones with silicone tips; includes an inline microphone and controls that actually work with an Android phone. [more inside]
posted by schmod on Jul 16, 2012 - 10 answers

What's your Bollywood Power Song?

I need some Bollywood music for my 10k run (runtime: 60 minutes). [more inside]
posted by vidur on Feb 19, 2012 - 12 answers

If I was in World War II, they'd call me Spitfire...

Hard-driving techno/electronica/beats&breaks workout music at 124 - 128 beats per minute? [more inside]
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Apr 13, 2011 - 9 answers

Workout music has been covered aplenty on this site. But what about inspiring music videos to workout to?

So when working out on a cross-trainer like this I usually watch some of my favorite TV shows on my Ipod Touch. Yeah, I know, gotta update to a bigger better stronger device soon ;-) To get me pumped up a little more or to make it through the last gruelling climb, I regularly switch to music videos. And now I wanted to query the hive mind for some fresh suggestions. For more see some examples below. [more inside]
posted by waldlaeufer on Apr 4, 2010 - 3 answers

Seeking best techno songs for workout mix

I'm looking for songs similar to James Brown Is Dead. I don't know a lot about techno but I stumbled on this one last year and it's the best all time workout song for me. I have it at the start and finish of my workout. I'd really like to find other songs with a similar beat and feel to them that I could purchase online.
posted by Melsky on Feb 1, 2010 - 18 answers

Drumline music?

I need drumline music for my workouts! [more inside]
posted by inactivist on May 11, 2008 - 14 answers

Songs for the long haul.

Please help me be a superhero to my wife, who is in need of some specific music. [more inside]
posted by repoman on Mar 12, 2008 - 35 answers


Give me anything, anything else during any other time of the day, but for my workouts nothing seems to get me revved like cheesy, overdramatic, high-beat 80's pop-rock. Being entirely unfamiliar with this area, I have no idea where to start. Can anyone recommend songs or bands that follow this pattern? To give you an idea of my tastes, the few tracks I have are part of the [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Jul 3, 2006 - 47 answers

workout tunes

Any tips for good tunes to bring to the gym? [more inside]
posted by DecemberRaine on Jul 6, 2005 - 11 answers

Work out music suggestions

What do you listen to when you work out? I have been jogging a lot, and I am pretty tired of my music. [more inside]
posted by Quartermass on May 30, 2005 - 27 answers

Slow songs with fast spurts (and vice versa)

What (preferably good) songs shift back and forth between fast and slow? I'm trying to put together an iPod playlist for a workout that goes back and forth between slow, steady jogging and spurts of sprinting. (Yeah, I know--I could just alternate slow songs and fast songs--but then the tempo would only shift every 3 minutes or so.) All genres are welcome, although I have a slight bias towards either jazz/swing or indie rock for this particular mix.
posted by yankeefog on Apr 27, 2005 - 49 answers

What's your favorite music to exercise to?

What's your favorite music to exercise to?
posted by barjo on Mar 18, 2005 - 36 answers

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