Best Songs for Running?

I love to run everyday as a way of keeping fit and clearing my head. I love it, but recently bought an ipod as I figure running to music will be more fun (yes I’m a bit slow in buying an ipod). I was wondering if anyone can suggest good songs to run to? I am looking for fast tempo, upbeat, energising kind of songs. I’ve been searching the internet for ideas but don’t like a lot of suggestions. I want modern songs, I don’t like rock or rap music. I have so far picked a couple of ‘happy hardcore’ songs, but am open to dance/trance/club/techno or similar…any ideas will be greatly appreciated. In the meantime I will keep searching.

Answer #1

I really like that Raindrops song that mandyloo suggested, it’s right up my alley, thanks :)

Answer #2

I find the opening chorus to Bach’s “Magnificat”, as well as the first movements of several of the Brandenburg Concertos to be good choices.

Answer #3

Thanks for the suggestions…I really can’t stand Nine Inch Nails…I’m still looking for ideas. I found a website that had songs they claimed were ‘workout songs’ but they were these cheesy 80’s dance songs that made me want to puke. I have so far only downloaded songs by Darren Styles, he is a DJ that seems to have music I like. I think the real problem is that I’m too fussy, haha. Thanks though :)

Answer #4

Dj tiesto -all his songs are very good for running

Answer #5

running by david archuleta I got a feeling by the black eyed peas home by chris daughtry

Answer #6

Ok Go - Here it goes Again

Answer #7

Cascada - Miracle Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train Kid Rock - Low Life Tila Tequila - I Love U

Answer #8

Eye of the Tiger - Survivor. The Final Countdown - Europe. We Are The Champions - Queen. Beautiful Day - Kerli. I Can See Clearly Now (That the Rain is Gone) - Johnny Nash. Walking On Sunshine - Katrina and The Waves. Remember the Name - Fort Minor. Take It On The Run - REO Speedwagon. Dr. Feelgood - Motley Crue. Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue. Miss Independent - Kelly Clarkson. You + Your Hand - P!nk. So What - P!nk And pretty much every song by Paramore.

=) Hope that helps!

Answer #9

here it goes again by OK GO do what you want by OK GO I feel it in my bones by tiesto feat tegan and sara promiscuous by nelly furtado AM radio by Everclear you and your hand by pink it’s my life by bon jovi shimmy shimmy quarter turn by hellogoodbye Patron tequila by Paradiso girls Scream by micheal jackson

Answer #10

Why has noone offered Footloose by kenny Loggins?!?!

Its fuN!

Answer #11

Dj Shawn Davis - Raindrops Dj Trashy - White Rhino Zombie Nation - Kerncraft 400 Ac/Dc - Hells Bells Ozzy Osbourne - Crazy Train Creedence Clearwater Revival - Born On The Bayou Lynard Skynard - That Smell The Ramones - Blietzkrieg Bop Cascada - Miracle Robin Foxxx - I See Stars Hellogoodbye - Here In Your Arms Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Suck My Kiss Def Leppard - Sugar The Racontours - Steady As She Goes The All American Rejects - Gives You Hell The Deftones - Change Jack Off Jill - Nazi Halo DamagePlan - Save Me Shiny Toy Guns - Le Disko Theory of a Deadman - Hate My Life Theory of a Deadman - Bad Girlfriend Train - Meet Virginia Kid Rock - Low Life Blues Travelor - Run Around Creedence Clearwater Revival - Fortunate Son The Outfield - Lose Your Love REO Speedwagon - Take It On The Run

Answer #12

try eye of the tiger, and maybe breathe today, inside of you, emergancy, dont trust me, if you seek amy, escape (by hoobastank),

Answer #13

Because I’m not fat thankyouverymmuch - I am running to feel better and stay healthy.

Answer #14

here’s a couple on my most recent sprint mix mgmt: kids madonna: don’t stop guru josh project: infinity 2008 sam sparro: black & gold david guetta: sexy b* enur: calabria miley cyrus: see you again santogold: light’s out

Answer #15

dont make fun but when I run the mile at school I listen to run like hell by pink floyd or byob by system of a down

Answer #16

Well I run all the time and ones that help me would be Basshunter. it has just enough beat enough to get you pumped. I haue many many more so if you want to know more. mail me :)

Answer #17

Try the Nine Inch Nails songs Wish, Sin, Head Like A hole, You Know What You Are, Getting Smaller, Survivalism, Capital G, Gave Up,and March Of The Pigs.

Answer #18

My favorites are “ Got me under pressure” by ZZ Top this has the perfect beat for hard running and does not waiver. Also What I like About You - by the Ramones and Saturday Night… by Elton John Dont stop till you get enough by MJackson. I Ran So Far by Flock of Seagulls - some by Technotronic. I need MORE like these with solid high BPMs.

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