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W3R3 need some music help me through

SarahOReilly
SarahOReillyGraduate

Hi everyone,

I'm due complete w3r3 today.... I has gait analysis and bought new trainers and my Achilles been much better. Little inner knee ache when running but guess I have to strengthen my legs. I'm enjoying the program...but need some music help me through the runs as I find myself watching the time constantly. I have been listening to the radio and it just doesn't work.

Does anyone have any playlists to share used to get you through the runs. I have just put Spotify on my phone.

Thanks Sarah

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Mrsjhw
MrsjhwGraduate

What kind of music do you like? I’m old and I like Billy Idol but I do have some more modern stuff like Cascada on mine.

SarahOReilly
SarahOReillyGraduate
in reply to Mrsjhw

Thanks.....I'm really open to music and like a very wide genre. I'm nearly 47.. like Blondie.. Rod Stewart, beautiful South...... I mention these off too of my head but like I say... am really open and want some good running music :-)

augustverne
augustverneGraduate

I listen to podcasts, Desert Island Discs, Simon Mayo's confessions, The Archers, I prefer them to music because I have to concentrate on them a bit more

Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate

If you are new to Spotify you should find some great playlists full of music you enjoy. It’s hard for us to recommend when we don’t know what you like. Name some bands or tracks you love.

Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate
in reply to Jay66UK

Saw earlier reply. Here’s some of mine.

open.spotify.com/user/jay66...

open.spotify.com/user/jay66...

open.spotify.com/user/jay66...

Once you’ve been using Spotify for a while it will create some playlists based on songs you listen to and others it thinks you will like. They are great for running as you don’t know what’s coming.

SarahOReilly
SarahOReillyGraduate
in reply to Jay66UK

Fantastic... thank you so much. I will spend some time finding my way around Spotify...and check out your playlists. 😊

Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate
in reply to SarahOReilly

If you open this thread on the phone you have Spotify installed on, clicking those links should take you to each playlist and there is a “follow” button. It will save it in the playlists tab for you.

Crawlhome
CrawlhomeGraduate

I'm addicted to making playlists and my running/exercise one is now over four hours long as I like to play it on shuffle. Current faves are:

You can do it - Ice cube

Let me show you - Camisra

Perfect- Princess superstar

Galvanize and Go - Chemical brothers

Superstylin- Groove Amada

The Prince - Madness

Helicopter- Bloc party.

Happy running!

SarahOReilly
SarahOReillyGraduate
in reply to Crawlhome

😊 thank You... I'm new to Spotify and will spend some time finding my way about and how I actually make a playlist.

misswobble
misswobbleGraduate

There are some put on here by your fellow runners I know as I have used it.

Raz has posted a sixties one and Jancanrun has compiled some for,

sharing. Have a look round they're here somewhere 😃

Jay66UK
Jay66UKGraduate
in reply to misswobble

A couple of the Jancanrun ones below. I’ve only used (and adore Running to) the first one.

open.spotify.com/user/janca...

open.spotify.com/user/janca...

misswobble
misswobbleGraduate

Aha! I knew they were here somewhere. Raz has done a sixties one and possibly more by now I ran a sixties one on spofity, Jan’s I think 👍

Medsec77
Medsec77Graduate

I’m wk6 r2 and listen to the Drifters 😂😂 so calming running down the local public footpath in dappled sunshine to their songs - so relaxing and all my worries disappear. Loving this programme and I chose Michael Johnson as my trainer ❤️

Tesla - 'Hang Tough'. Just stick it on repeat (I love the acoustic version off 'Twisted Wires and the Acoustic Sessions')

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