Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Fitness: Listen to Music to Improve Your Workout

There have been numerous studies on the effect of listening to music during exercise, Men's health has a good summary and recommendations in their article The Science of Workout Music.  Below is a list of songs that seem to work well for me.  These are just some initial suggestions, use whatever motivates you.

Kanye West - Stronger
Kanye West - Gold Digger
Linkin Park & Jay-Z - Numb/Encore
Linkin Park - Somewhere I Belong
Paramore - For a Pessimist I'm Pretty Optimistic
blink-182 - All the Small Things
Fergie - London Bridge
Linkin Park - Papercut
Aerosmith - The Other Side
All American Rejects - Dirty Little Secret
Aerosmith - Mama Kin
All American Rejects - Move Along
Fall Out Boy - This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race
blink-182 - Dammit
Buckcherry - Lit Up
Green Day - Basket Case
Eminem - Lose Yourself
Linkin Park - What I've Done
Linkin Park - Faint
Def Leppard - Promises
Green Day - Hitchin' A Ride
Everclear - Santa Monica
Eminem - The Way I Am
Evanescence - Taking Over Me
American Hi-Fi - Flavor Of The Weak
blink-182 - Adam's Song
Green Day - Brain Stew
Jay-Z - I Just Wanna Love U (Give It 2 Me)
Limp Bizkit - My Way
Lit - My Own Worst Enemy
Missy Elliott - Gossip Folks
New Found Glory - My Friends Over You
Pink - Sober
Rage Against The Machine - Renagades of Funk
Van Halen - Dance The Night Away
Van Halen - Why Can`t This Be Love
Van Halen - Right Now
Theory of a Deadman - Bad Girlfriend
Theory of a Deadman - So Happy
Tantric - Breakdown
Sum 41 - In Too Deep