Tuesday, April 14, 2015

My DREADmill Playlist

I have 6 5k's scheduled from now until September. With that kind of commitment and investment, it's important that I train and use my time at the gym to my benefit. Since it's Spring in Ohio and it rains more than the sun shines, I find myself running indoors more than out. To help keep running inside enjoyable and my feet moving, I've created a iTunes playlist that gives me an upbeat tempo, pushing me closer and closer to my goals with each run.


As much as I would love to be able to turn on Pandora or I Heart Radio and just run, I can't. Slow paced songs and commercials totally kill my urge to push my limitations. Here are the songs I've been running to, that keep me moving.

Meghan Trainor
Bang Dem Sticks
Credit
Dear Future Husband
Lips Are Movin
All About That Bass

Katy Perry
Roar
Dark Horse

John Mayer
Wildfire

Mercy Me
Burn Baby Burn
Dear Younger Me
Greater

Maroon 5
Sugar

Lady Antebellum
Downtown

Bruno Mars
Uptown Funk

Taylor Swift
I Knew You Were Trouble
We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together

Strange combination, right? I try to stay away from songs that I won't listen to if C was around. Little ears hear everything, you know? Meghan Trainor's album was a great investment. I love almost every song on it but not all are run worthy. The list above gets me through a 40 minute run. Unfortunately, it takes me a little longer to get through a 5k so I'm on the lookout for some new songs. What have you been listening to that gets the blood pumping and body moving?

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