Mix Up Monday: Spin Mix Nov 30th

 

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It’s another Manic Monday! I had to go it to work super early today so my brain is running on empty, needless to say I am having a playlist block today! YIKES! One of my partners in spin Stacy  gave me this great idea, to put all of your favorite spin songs in one playlist and hit shuffle! Let your iPod do the thinking. What a great idea! So below is my Mix Up Monday Playlist for those days you just don’t know what to do and need a little inspiration.  Just set it to shuffle, hit play and let it ride! Thanks Stacy!

 

 

 

Spin Mix Nov 23, 2015

Woohoo it’s another week which means another Spin playlist! With the up coming Thanksgiving Holiday F up I designing  this spin playlist to give you that extra calorie burn that you need for the week.

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Warm-Up: Good Feeling, Flo Rida 

  1. Get Up, Ciara 
    • 5 to 6 intensity level, standing climb in hand position 3. Add a half turn every 45 seconds.
  2. Classic Man-Remix, Jidenna, Kendrick Lamar
    • 6 to 7 intensity level, seated climb during the versus and standing climb during the chorus. Add a full turn after every versus before you stand on the chorus.
  3. Welcome to the Jungle, Guns N’Roses
    • 5 to 6 intensity level, standing sprints during the chorus 15 sec on  and 10 sec off with sprints during the chorus. Both each chorus add a half turn.
  4. Habits (Stay High)-The Chainsmokers Remix, Tove Lo
    • 5 to 6 intensity level
    • 4 count jumps between 2 and 3 during the chorus
      add a half turn after every 4 count jump sequence
  5. Shots-Edited, Lil Jon, LMFAO 
    • 5 to 6 intensity level
    • 4 count jumps on the chorus in and out of the saddle
  6. Where Them Girls At, David Guetta
    • 5 to 6 intensity level starting off in hand position 3
    • 8 count jumps with the versus and 4 count jumps with the chorus between hand position 2 and 3.
    • Add a half turn after every 4 count jump sequence.
  7. T.H.E -Clean, will.i.am.
    • 6 to 7 intensity level, Seated Climb
    • Stand up in hand position 3 during the chorus, before standing add a full turn to the resistance
  8. Beats Knockin, Jack U
    • 5 to 6 intensity
    • Seated during the versus and up in hand position 3 during the chorus.
    • Add a full after each versus sequence
  9. Play Hard, David Guetta 
    • 5 to 6 intensity level
    • 4 count jumps between 2 and 3 during the chorus add a half turn after every 4 count jump sequence
  10. Wide Awake, Katy Perry
    • Heavy Climb
    • Seated during the versus and standing hand position 3 during the chorus.
    • add full turn after each versus sequence
  11. It Was You, Calvin Harris 
    • 5 to 6 intensity level
    • Seated sprint, will sprint after you here 1,2,3 go in the song. Will sprint until the music slows down.
    • Before each sprint add a full turn.

Cool Down: Why Georgia, John Mayer

 

Where do you find your music?

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The search for great music for cycling class is fun but sometimes can be hard and time consuming task. When I am looking for new music one of my requirements is will I dance to it when I am out at the club. If its yes then it is winner! Below are some different places that I find my music for my classes. I mostly use Spotify because its awesome and I will use Apple Music if I download something from the web like a remix of a song.

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Spotify

Soundcloud (Who to follow):

Websites for DJ Mixes and Remixes:

 

What are your favorite songs for spin class?

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What are some of your favorite songs for spin class? Do you have go to songs that are regularly used for climbs, sprints and jumps? Please leave your favorites in the comment section!

Here are some of my favorites that gets my legs racing and my heart pumping:

Sprint Songs (Seated): 

  • B.O.B, OutKast
  • C.U.B.A, Calvin Harris
  • It Was You, Calvin Harris
  • When Will the Base Drop, The Lonely Island
  • Bodies, Drowning Pool
  • Turbo, New Kids

Sprint Songs (Standing):

  • Let’s Go, Calvin Harris
  • Applause, Lady Gaga
  • Tambourine, Eve
  • Beat Down, Steve Aoki
  • Welcome to the Jungle, Guns N’ Roses
  • We Run The Night, Havana Brown

Climb Songs (Seated with Standing):

  • Under The Sheets-Chidd Bang Remix, Ellie Goulding
  • How Deep is Your Love, Calvin Harris
  • Radioactive, Imagine Dragons
  • Jump, Rihanna
  • Glory and Gore, Lorde
  • Royals, Lorde
  • Gold, Imagine Dragons
  • Counting Sheep, SAFIA

Climb Songs (Standing with runs up a hill):

  • Meltdown, Strome
  • Ghost, Ella Henderson
  • Take U There, Jack U
  • Sugar-Remix, Maroon 5
  • Lean On , Major Lazer
  • Trouble, Iggy Azalea
  • Outta Your Mind, Lil Jon
  • Get Back, Ludacris

Jump Songs (4 count in the saddle and 4 count out of saddle): 

  • Moves Like Jagger, Maroon 5
  • Come Get It Bae, Pharrell Williams
  • Shots, Lil Jon
  • Get Ugly, Jason Derulo
  • Pump It, Black Eyed Peas
  • Wop, J. Dash
  • Boomerang, DJ Felli Fel

Jump Songs (4 count at 2 and 4 count at 3) :

  • S&M-Remix, Rihanna
  • Check It Out, Will.i.a.m
  • Day ‘N’ Nite-Remix, Kid Cudi
  • Work, Lil Jon
  • We Found Love, Rihanna
  • Move, Shake, Drop, DJ Laz
  • Bad Man-Skrillex Remix, Ragga Twins
  • Trampoline, Tinie Tempah
  • Can’t Hold Us, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis