Best Musical Song for fitness training?

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Best Musical Song for fitness training?#1
Posted: 5/1/08 at 6:37am
Ok it may sound weird but when I'm working out I love to listen to some show tunes like

"She love to hear the music" from THE BOY FROM OZ
"I Go To Rio" from THE BOY FROM OZ
"Holding Out For A Hero" from FOOTLOOSE
"Everything's Coming Up Roses" from GYPSY
"Schadenfreude" from AVENUE Q

Do you have any favorite tracks?
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I suggest "Fatty" from Angel.
Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop.
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"Whipped Into Shape" Legally Blonde

"Good Morning Baltimore: Hairspray

"OUt Tonight" RENT

"La Vie Boheme" RENT
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"In" from Carrie
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A couple songs from A Chorus Line are wonderful fitness songs.

Any big, fun dance number from any show should usually work.
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What a great idea...I'll have to make a playlist too!

BOL and Totally F@@ked work well from Spring Awakening
Wash that man from South Pacific
Nothing Like a Dame South Pacific
Cop Song from Urinetown


I wish I had my MP3 player with me!
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30/90 (Tick, Tick,... BOOM!)
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I just put my Ipod on shuffle since almost everything on there is showtunes.
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The remixes to Defying Gravity are good. I have them on my workout mix. Though I have a pretty hard time working out to showtunes most of the time.
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Weeeeeeell, I find Ryan Scott Oliver & Gordon Leary's "No One's Gonna Love You, Bitch" to be quite inspirational on the treadmill. Rip the audio from the YouTube video...
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"Angry Dance" from BILLY ELLIOT is the ***BEST*** track to work out to. Very energetic.

Also - nearly everything from XANADU.
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You Can't Stop the Beat from HAIRSPRAY
Overture to GYPSY
Overture to FUNNY GIRL
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B*tch of Living- Spring Awakening
Don't Do Sadness/ Blue Wind - Spring Awakening
The Dark I know Well - Spring awakening
Cell Block Tango - Chicago
What You Want - Legally Blonde
Bend and Snap - Legally Blonde
All Over the World - Xanadu
Xanadu- Xanadu
Dance: Ten Looks: Three - A Chorus Line
We Might Play All Night - Passing Strange
You can be as loud as the hell you want - Avenue Q
I want the Good Times Back - TLM
Positoovity - TLM


when ti comes out
Benny's Dispatch - In The Heights
The Club /FireWorks - In The Heights
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I'm Alive-Xanadu
Evil Woman-Xanadu
All Over the World-Xanadu
Xanadu-Xanadu
Totally F***ed-Spring Awakening
B*tch of Living-Spring Awakening
All that Jazz-Chicago
Wilkommen-Cabaret
Bend and Snap-Legally Blonde
Defying Gravity-Wicked
No Good Deed-Wicked
The Wizard and I-Wicked

I'll say right now I work out to most of Xanadu-it's really good for cardio.
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I run three miles a day, and I have an ipod playlist of the following...

La vie boheme - Rent
Take me or leave me - rent
Out tonight - rent
Ladies choice - hairspray movie
Nicest kids in town - hairspray
you can't stop the beat - hairspray
what is this feeling - wicked
Omg you guys - legally blonde
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I am not one to workout, but I do love a brisk wall with the iPod.
My favorites are Xanadu and Bright Lights Big City. Both of these recordings help me to keep going and push myself.
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If you want to go the full way.. there is a broadway workout cd you can buy. I have a copy of it somewhere that I used to use back in the day...
It was dance mixes of some of the best knowns songs.
Some of it is god-awful but for sheer cheeze and fun it is a must.
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Most of Mamma Mia
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Most of the Wedding Singer Soundtrack and Green Green Dress/ Boho Days from Tick, Tick... Boom soundtrack. I used to like working out to Movin' Out but an actually Billy Joel cd could probably be a fine alternative as well :]
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Posted: 5/1/08 at 5:33pm
Updated On: 5/6/09 at 05:33 PM
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My pre-race play list features
Quiet Please, There's a Lady on Stage- Boy from Oz
Whipped into Shape- Legally Blonde
La Vie Boheme- Rent
Defying Gravity- Wicked
You Can't Stop the Beat- Hairspray
What is this Feeling- Wicked
The Speed Test- Thoroughly Moderen Millie
Positive- Legally Blonde
Totally F*****-Spring Awakening
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Gotta love the Altar Boyz Megamix
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"Surprised" and "On My Way" from Violet are big hits for me. And I listen to a lot of Mika. Yeah.
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A lot of these songs have been on my workout lists!
Defying Gravity was always one of my favs - I'd practically fly right off the elliptical machine.

To add a few:

*A Beat Behind from The Goodbye Girl
*Cross the Line from BIG
*And They're Off (A New Brain)
*This is Not Over Yet (Parade)
*River Won't Flow & Steam Train (Songs for a New World)
*The Opening number from I SING
*Most of Zanna, Don't!
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Saturday Night in the City - The Wedding Singer
Whipped Into Shape - Legally Blonde
The Steam Train - Songs for a New World
Toledo Surprise - The Drowsy Chaperone
All Over the World - Xanadu
Gimme the Ball - A Chorus Line
The B*tch of Living - Spring Awakening
Go Into Your Dance - 42nd Street
Dance at the Gym - West Side Story
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