The power of music

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I'm not very good at dancing. I find it hard to remember the steps. But running, thát I can do! The steps are easy: it's just one foot in front of the other. Add some music to that, and you're dancing a five miler before you know it.

So whenever my running motivation hits a rough spot, I know just what to do. I create a new playlist! Music makes running feel like dancing, and I love listening to songs during my runs. They make me smile, and sometimes teary eyed, because I listen to country songs. I love the stories they tell.

Like when George Strait tells someone you can't build a house with no doors, or when Brad Paisley has to choose between his wife and fishing, and he chooses fishing. Those singers feel like my friends, and I love meeting up with them and listen to their stories.

Music is a powerful tool, and it can help you through the rough spots as a runner.

How do you feel about music during your runs?
What's your favourite running song?

4 comments:

  1. I really enjoy listening to music when I run. Different songs help me in different ways and when I find one on a run that is helping me get through a difficult spot, I might just hit "repeat" 7 or 8 or more times! LOL

    Two that have been working for me lately are "I'm Too Sexy" by Right Said Fred and "Just Like Heaven" by The Cure.

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  3. I LOVE running to music. It really helps the run more enjoyable! I love "Own It" by the Black Eyed Peas and "The Sky's the Limit" by Jason Deluro. I'm kind of a teenager when it comes to running and music. LOL!

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  4. I really enjoy/need music when I run. Different songs motivate me in different ways. Right now I'm really enjoying "Forever Young" by Jay-Z - helps me to slow down at the beginning of my long runs - something I need to work on.

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