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Postby Green_Butterfly » Mon Dec 04, 2006 10:59 am

Here are the songs i work out to on the treadmil. i burnt them onto a cd and i pretty much know it back to front, they work well for me!

1. The workout song - Kanye West
2. Fat bottom girls- Queen
3. Family affair- Mary J Blige
4. The Joker (remix )- Cant remember who its by!
5. Sly- Cat Empire
6. Not Big - Lily Allen
7. Dont feel like dancing- Scissor Sisters

So that adds up to my 30 min treadmil runs and they are all great to workout to!
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Postby Roar2Life » Mon Dec 04, 2006 1:46 pm

I think that Joker song is by Wolfmother though I could be wrong.
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Postby kate_turner2000 » Mon Dec 04, 2006 3:14 pm

yeah wolfmother singthe joker and the thief :)
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Postby Butterfly_Dawn » Tue Dec 05, 2006 6:28 am

Eye of the tiger and the chariots of fire theme

but riding I don't really get music to listen to
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Postby Green_Butterfly » Tue Dec 05, 2006 8:26 am

The Joker one I work out to goes like " Im a joker, im a smoker im a midnight toker, i play my music in the sun" (shudders at my singing voice) The young girl Lisa totally butchered it on Australian Idol not long ago.

Joker and theif is a good song too! I could pump some iron to wolfmother I think. Good idea! :D
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Postby kate_turner2000 » Tue Dec 05, 2006 9:24 am

steve miller band?
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Postby Mandie » Tue Dec 05, 2006 10:21 am

it is originally steve miller band, but if you're listening to a modern version that's more "dance-y" it might be the version by fat boy slim?
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Postby BubblyMac » Fri Jan 12, 2007 10:40 pm

I was just reading through, getting some great music ideas for my own list as well but thought i'd add in some of my fav's I love dancing/walking too.

Rhythm Is a Dancer, When the Going gets tough, definatley all fired up as well. From the LoveAcutally soundtrack - Jump (for my love) by girls aloud. Lift 'cause the biggest loser show has always been an inspiration and when I hear it, reminds me of the show.

One of my all time, inspiration song is (don't laugh) Bring it all Back by S Club 7. The lyrics are awesome in it! :D
Example: Don't stop never give up, Hold your head high and reach the top, Let the world see what you have got
Bring it all back to you, Hold on to what you try to be, Your individuality, When the world is on your shoulders
Just smile and let it go, If people try to put you down
Just walk on by don't turn around, You only have to answer to yourself.

I love it and Hold On by Wilson Philips. I just find these songs are great when i'm really needing some inspiration songs and the rest are just great to exercise too and work out too.

Looking forward to reading some more songs to boogey too.

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Postby kate_turner2000 » Sat Jan 13, 2007 4:56 am

yes larrissa!!! we have the same taste in music my friend!
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Postby mary_in_adelaide » Sat Jan 13, 2007 5:24 am

My power walking playlist currently includes these songs. They've all got a beat that keeps me moving. I like being old enough to be comfortable with the fact that I have somewhat eclectic music tastes :D

Moving on Up - M People
Surf's up Tonight - Midnight Oil
Turn up your Stereo - Eskimo Joe
Hungry Like the Wolf - Duran Duran
Dancing in the street - David Bowie
Float on - Modest Mouse
Hungry Town - Big Pig
The Size of A Cow - wonderstuff
Are you gonna be my girl - Jet
I love the Nightlife - Alicia Bridges
Lust for life - Tom Jones with The Pretenders
Brimful of Asha - Cornershop
Pump it up - Elvis Costello
Take me out - Franz Ferdinand
Block Rockin Beats - Chemical Brothers
A little less conversation - Elvis v JXL
The rockafella skank - Fatboy slim
Feel good inc - The Gorillaz

Now I'm off to download some of these other great songs so that I can mix mine up a bit. I got an iTunes voucher for Christmas and can't think of a better way to spend it than on some songs to help keep me motivated. Thanks everyone
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Postby kate_turner2000 » Sat Jan 13, 2007 11:03 am

enjoy your itunes music mary :)
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Postby zeedeveelgirl » Sat Jan 13, 2007 12:02 pm

The Joker is by Fatboy Slim
It rocks :D
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Postby MissE » Tue May 15, 2007 12:05 pm

I put a couple of Ministry of Sound compilations on my MP3 player and went for the hugest walk! kept me on pace and bopping the whole time!
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Postby BubbleButt » Tue May 15, 2007 12:48 pm

I so have to exercise to music.. it's one of the many things I loved about Curves.. :lol:

These are some of the songs I listen to:

Stayin' Alive - Paul McDermott
Fat Bottom Girls - Queen (I love that song!!!)
Cowboy Tequila - Adam Brand
Save A Horse, Ride A Cowboy - Big & Rich
Baby's Gone Home - The McClymonts (very boppy!)
Boot Scootin' Boogie - Brooks & Dunn
I Wanna Spill The Blood Of A Hippy - DAAS
Legs - ZZ Top
Black Betty Remix - Spiderbait
Jive Talkin' - Bee Gees
Rocket - Def Leppard
Firestarter - Prodigy
Cold Hard Biatch - Jet
The Bad Touch - Bloodhound Gang
Dancing Queen - ABBA

Yeah that's all I can think of at the moment probably because I was listening to them this morning when I was on my bike.. :lol:

I'm gonna have to search for some of the songs you girls are listening to because I love some of those songs and hadn't thought of them for working out.. hhmmm.. now I'm going to have some fun! ;)
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Postby yummymummy » Tue May 15, 2007 1:11 pm

well Im just devolping my workout music Radio by Robbie Williams is a great one, great beat to base my running steps too
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