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Drtgirl2010-05-02 10:03:01 +0000 #1
I am going to "guest teach" a class at my local training facility. Now, I love dance music but I don't think that would go over well with this group. Can you ladies post some playlists for me?? Thanks!!!!!!!
nscrbug2010-05-02 10:19:03 +0000 #2
Oh...you'd be surprised what "goes over well" in a spin class. I take a spin class with a particular instructor at my gym, twice a week. She always...and I do mean ALWAYS...uses "house" music for her classes. She gets a very diverse group, too. Old, young, middle-aged, black, white, hispanic, male, female...you name it. I've never really heard anyone ever complain about her choice of music...as long as it's pumping, we don't really care.

I say...go with the dance music. You won't be able to please everyone, all of the time anyway.
mickchick2010-05-02 10:34:25 +0000 #3
Ramones--Loud and Fast. It's a greatest hits compilation and I frequently listen to it in lieu of Spinervals music when on the trainer.

Of course, don't know how the Ramones would go over in a spin class.
tulip2010-05-02 10:27:51 +0000 #4
September- Earth Wind and Fire

just about anything by U2, but particularly One with Mary Blige

Walking on the Sun - Smashmouth

anything by Stevie Wonder

Oye Como Va - Santana

Gonna Make you Sweat, othewise known as Everybody Dance Now

Speed of Sound- Cold Play

She Drives Me Crazy - FYC

Sight for Sore Eyes - M People (obviously)

Born to Run or Thunder Road - Springsteen

Where have all the Cowboys Gone - Paula Cole

and of course, Super Freak - Rick James

and really of course, Brick House
tctrek2010-05-02 10:59:43 +0000 #5
Lets Get Loud - Jennifer Lopez

Bleeding Love - Leonna Lewis

Please Don't Stop the Music - Rhianna

Misery Business - Paramore

Disturbia - Rhianna

Believe - Cher

Call Me - Blondie

Crushcrushcrush - Paramore
Reesha2010-05-02 10:50:52 +0000 #6
I used to loooove warming up to "How to Save a Life" by the Fray

Some other great warm up songs:

Badly Drawn Boy - Silent Sigh

Lali Puna - Faking the Books

Corinne Bailey Rae - Put Your Records On

However, some faster AWESOME suggestions:

Queen - Don't Stop Me Now

The National - Brainy

Crazy- Gnarls Barkley

Chemical Brothers - Surface to Air

Cake - Going the Distance

Radiohead - Weird Fishes

Postal Service - Such Great Heights

Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song

Regina Spektor - Dance Anthem of the 80's

Coldplay - Viva La Vida

Guster - Two Points for Honesty (starts slow but picks up-- it really motivates me)

Cool down suggestions:

Modest Mouse - Gravity Rides Everything

Badly Drawn Boy - A Minor Incident

Iron and Wine - Flightless Bird, American Mouth
crazycanuck2010-05-02 11:28:49 +0000 #7
Don't bring me down-ELO
lph2010-05-02 13:23:52 +0000 #8
I've been searching some of these on youtube, to see if I could add to my cycling ipod list, and found this:

Video From YouTube:(link)


Bizarre, amazing, beautiful, original, maybe gonna give me nightmares...

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