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Music to run to 150-155bpm. Any suggestions?

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IwishIwasmoreorganised Fri 08-Nov-13 20:49:22

I like running to music and am looking for some good music to out on my iPod to keep me at an even pace.

At the moment 150-155 is the pace that I can sustain best.

Does anyone have any suggestions of good tracks or albums that fit the bill? Ideally recognisable songs, nothing too Clubby!!

Tiredemma Fri 08-Nov-13 20:49:58

IwishIwasmoreorganised Fri 08-Nov-13 21:50:50


I've just spent ages compiling a play list at the right tempo and with tracks that wouldn't get on my nerves only to find that I can only get 2 from the iTunes Store without buying entire albums.

Very annoying!

Has anyone made their own similar playlist?

Belindaearl2 Sat 09-Nov-13 11:49:39

Two favourites - Anthems and Ellie Goulding. I stumbled across Halcyon & love it

Belindaearl2 Sat 09-Nov-13 11:52:12


PacificDogwood Sat 09-Nov-13 11:54:40

Oh, interesting. When the day comes that I stop talking about running again and actually start doing it, I will come back to this thread

lucidlady Sat 09-Nov-13 11:58:58

Have you got an iPhone? If so there are some great runners music podcasts. Try searching in iTunes. They're usually free as well.

IwishIwasmoreorganised Sat 09-Nov-13 18:12:41

I've got an iPod.

I've found quite a lot of runners podcasts, lots seem to be really trancy, clubby type music which would drive me mad!!

I'll keep at it, I really think it keeps me going having the music going at a steady pace.

ItsAllGoingToBeFine Sat 09-Nov-13 18:14:38

I'm not sure about the BPM, but Pendulum Hold your Colour is a decent speed as is rogue traders.

SynchroniseYourDogmas Sun 10-Nov-13 22:19:46

If you have Spotify on your phone, you can set up playlists which then either stream or you can save them for offline use.
I use to find the tracks then add them in Spotify from there.

IwishIwasmoreorganised Mon 11-Nov-13 22:16:00

That sounds great and way beyond my understanding in terms of technology!

I'm using an iPod nano though so no spotify for me unfortunately.

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