Summer Workout Playlist 2016
New Gym Workout Playlist for the Summer is a must especially now that it’s countdown to my holiday in Cornwall. I’ve got a new gym programme, attempting to do 3 HIIT sessions a week and if time will throw in the odd 5km run (weather dependent as I’m a complete fair weather runner). So here’s my workout music for the summer.
Summer Workout Play List Tracks 2016
I wanna Feel by Secondcity
Tidal Wave (ft. Alpines) by Sub Focus
Don’t let me down (ft. Daya) by The Chainsmokers
Dangerous Woman by Arianna Grandee
19-2000 (Soulchild Remix) by Gorillaz
Never Be Like You (ft. Kai) by Flume
Spectrum by Florence & The Machine
Alarm by Anne-Marie
I Love It by Icona Pop
Gecko by Oliver Heldens
Me Too by Meghan Trainor
Hear Me by Imagine Dragons
Applause by Lady Gaga
Hey Mama (ft. Nicki Minaj, Bebe Rexha & Afrojack) by David Guetta
Stronger by Kanye West
All the songs from this playlist are available to download on iTunes or other online music stores such as Amazon Music.
What music motivates you to train at the Gym? Do you use it purely to take your mind off what you are doing or to push you harder?
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Workout Music Playlist for June 2016
It’s the start of summer. So a new month means a workout music for me to train to. Loving the light mornings. This time last year I tended to train early evening because I didn’t think I had time for a trip to the Gym first thing in the morning. Now is a different story. I get my gym kit ready the night before, get my post gym smoothie whizzed up and put in the fridge, and set the alarm for 6am. Some days I will run especially if the sun is shining but I mainly do use this time of the day to get a training session in at the Gym.
So here are my 15 Workout Music Songs for June 2016 in a handy Infographic.
Workout Music Playlist June 2016 List
Busy Earning by Jungle
Magnetised by Tom Odell
All Four Walls by Gorgon City ft. Nyla & Fuse
Hotter Than Hell by Dua Lipa
Hair ft. Sean Paul by Little Mix
Like I Would by Zayn
Just like Fire by Pink
Raging ft. Kodaline by Kygo
Itch by Nothing But Thieves
Follow You by Bring Me The Horizon
Blind Faith ft. Liam Bailey by Chase & Status
Sorry by Justin Beiber
Wherever I Go by One Republic
Talking Bodies by Tove Lo (Clean Edit)
Salt Skin by Ellie Goulding
All my workout playlist songs are available on iTunes and other online music stores such as Amazon.
Have you updated your Workout Music recently? What songs do you love listening to when you are training?
Running Music Playlist May 2016
I’ve been told that running music can boost your performance by up to 15%. If that’s the case then great, I kind of get that if I’m listening to something upbeat as it can seem like my running stride changes. For me, personally, I use music as either a distraction or to focus me on my run, especially if I have to resort to running on the treadmill. To be honest, I don’t always listen to music when I’m running outdoors. If I’m running on a beautiful sunny morning, through the park it’s nice to take in more of what’s going on around me and helps me to enjoy my run just that little bit more. Other times if I want to push myself more or perhaps get a run in the bag I’ll listen to music. Running music can also make me push on just that little bit further.
We all run very differently, have different running stride lengths and at different paces. When it comes to music we are told to consider the BPM (beats per minute) of a song. After research it seems runners are recommended to run to music that has a falls on the 147 to 160 BPM range. You can actually calculate your own ideal BPM to suit your running pace; I intend to share that in another post once I get my head around it. I generally think your running stride tends to adjust to the beat of the music so bear that in mind when you put a running playlist together.
When I put my a running playlist together I tend to go for music with a good beat and tunes I like after all who wants to run to something they are not a fan of? I also like to put in what I call angry songs which are full of driving beats, maybe the odd thrashy guitar and something that builds; these are great for those hard parts of your run like hills or even the home straight when you want to push it a little bit.
Here’s my Running Music Playlist for May 2016
All my music is available to download on iTunes or any other digital music sites such as Amazon.
Do you like listening to music when you run or do you prefer to take in what’s going on around you more? Do you have a Running Music Playlist that motivates you when you are out on a run?