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Music For Walking Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Music For Walking.

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Cardio Tunes!

“My uptown girl!  You know I’m in love with an uptown girl!”  As these lyrics pump through your headphones, it’s easy to forget that while Billy Joel sings to you, you’re actually running on the treadmill.&...  Read more

Music Makes Workouts More Pleasurable

Going to the gym and working out can get monotonous. The same machines, the same steps on the treadmill, it gets boring. Aside from changing gyms, what is something that can be done to make it a little more exciting each time you go? The answer i...  Read more

10 Smart Ways to Burn More Calories

We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi...  Read more

How to Create the Perfect Workout Playlist

You know that scene in High Fidelity where John Cusack is touting the importance of the perfectly crafted mix tape? A tape that has to kick off with a killer track to grab attention, then take it up a notch, then cool it off a notch?    ...  Read more

All About Zumba Class!

You've probably heard of the fitness craze Zumba, a workout known as a dance fitness party. I originally tried Zumba with a friend by following a fitness DVD. While the DVD was fun and the hip-swiveling moves were a blast (and effective at w...  Read more

Should I track my break walks?
Updated 8/21/2014 10:27:00 PM

I am trying to lose weight and my current caloric intake goal is set at 1200-1500 per day. At work (desk job), I get two breaks, and if I am not being lazy, I go for a .7 mile walk, ranging from 13min to 20min. They are each about 60 calories burne...  Read more

Should I be stretching before my long walks?
Updated 8/29/2014 9:23:10 AM

I have worked my way up to walking about 5 miles each morning. Most days my legs seem to be tight and hurt, which is slowing my time down. Other days, they are ok. I am wondering if I should stretch before I start my walk? I take the dogs with an...  Read more

Day Two! Blogging, Walking, Tracking!
Updated 8/19/2014 10:39:25 AM

This is my second day on SparkPeople and I'm super excited! Three days ago I was crying that I was completely out of control and couldn't--no matter how hard I'd beat myself up to--get myself to eat right, exercise, or even attempt to take care...  Read more

Music/Dancing breaks
Updated 8/26/2014 7:47:18 PM

I try to take time-outs during my day to move. I work from home, so I have some flexibility with this. I'll often put a song or two on YouTube and then do Leslie Sansone steps (walk in place, knee lifts, side steps, kicks, tap out, lift foot behind)...  Read more

Walking advice
Updated 8/19/2014 8:38:12 AM

I have been getting ready to walk a 5K this Saturday. I have walked 2 or 3 miles every day for the last week. I'm tired and my joints ache a little today. Should I skip my walk today, go on a shorter one, push ahead and walk as usual? I had my Drs ok...  Read more

motivation

listening to music while walking or working out can help you keep going...  Read more

Indoor walking track

This winter has been particularly cold, but I still want to get in my "power walks" - walking at 3.0 - 3.4 miles per hour (128-130 beats per minute) - so I have identified an open walking area "track" that is about about 40 feet long, from my living...  Read more

THE WALKING WARRIORS_Sisters in Sweat

Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone...  Read more

Introducing SparkPeople Workout Music!

If you read many of my blogs here, or follow me on Facebook or Twitter, then you know how much I love finding and sharing great workout music. Why? We all know it and research even proves it: listening to fast paced and upbeat music makes working out...  Read more

4 Fun Fitness Apps for the iPhone

Some of you may not know, but I am a techno-nerd. I find this to be a positive though, as technology has really improved the way we do things and has introduced a lot of new and fun ways to do things, including fitness. Keeping up with my techno-nerd...  Read more

Cajun music and walking

Well today I had my iphone set on Pandora and was listening to Cajun Music as I was walking in the am. As usual I got up about the time the sun came up. The birds were still chirping and some early morning risers were mowing the lawn. Man it is great...  Read more

Music while walking...

seems to be great till you realize your hips are swaying to mush when you get into a song LOL. Then you realize your hurting and wondering why lol thinking i need to pay more attention....  Read more