One Song Limit -- Your Song Is?

Per the last podcast, if you could only have one song to train to, what would it be?

IRON MAIDEN Run to the Hills – that song turns my legs into lighting bolts like no other.

Fortunately, I don’t have to make that choice because there are many other songs that have their own utility.

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Nirvana - Lounge Act is my go to 19 min ramp test song, so I choose that one

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For whom the bell tolls, Metallica

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Rise and fall of bossanova only because it’s the longest recorded song ever. 13 hours 23 minutes.

Edit: but if only for a work out and being realistic. Killing in the name, rage against the machine.

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“It gets better” by Swedish house mafia is my recent go fast song

Duality by Slipknot

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Muse - knights of Cydonia

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As I consider Linkin Park’s “A Thousand Suns” to be just one song in 48 minutes, it would be that.

Followed by Rush 2112 as being one of my all time favorite songs. I have a Rush tat and I am not afraid to display it (good thing as it is hard to cover).

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I have two that I go to pretty regularly when I need something to pull me out of the depths. Bulls on Parade (RATM) and Walk (Pantera). If I can only have one, I’d say Walk.

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Planisphere, by Justice. 17 and a half minutes of a lyric free intense build.

Techno (sort of): Last Night on Earth, Nigel Stanford remix

Build: All Along the Watchtower, Dave Matthew’s Band Live at Central Park (12 min) - great for that last sweet spot interval

Just one more VO2 interval: just about anything from Metallica (old school, especially One) or Linkin Park

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Just to prove that one song forever would be terrible, my song used to be Linkin Park - Faint. I listened to it so many times when I first got back on the trainer last year (before signing up for Spotify for some variety) that I now can’t listen to it (or almost any Linkin Park song). I hope/assume it’ll come back to me.

Very difficult decision, but right now I’m going for my all time favourite song, so it would be:

Run DMC - It’s Like That

Best suited for Threshold/Sweet Spot.

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All Along the Watchtower (Hendrix version) is a good one!

I would pick this remix of Sordid Affair any day, it’s both uplifting and keeps a good groove.

Been playing this one when the FTP/ramp test is peaking, and am loving it!

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Me trying to fall asleep… and going through the The Prodogy portfolio trying to decide which one should be putted forward.:exploding_head::exploding_head::exploding_head:

VOODOO PEOPLE - The Prodogy

I could easily have chosen something from Range Against The Machine… but I really need to fall asleep :sweat_smile:

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Bad Brains - House of Suffering, especially for the last bit of a ramp test.

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Rush is prominently featured in many of my training playlists.

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Agree, there are many pieces of music I turn off because I burnt myself out on them.

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BOC - Don’t Fear The Reaper

It’s almost spot on five minutes. Plus… cowbell

(on edit - Almost all of my favorite cycling workout songs are in the 140 BPM range. Not an accident).

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AC/DC Highway to Hell

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Recently “The Only Thing They Fear Is You” - Mick Gordon has been helping me Rip and Tear through some intervals.

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