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June 30, 2014

Summer 2014 Workout Playlist

Hello! This afternoon I figured I would pop in and share the latest batch of songs I have put together to get me out of my seat and off to the gym.

Getting a new playlist of upbeat music together always motivates me to get myself ready to break a sweat, whether it be out for a run on the trails or circuit training at-home or at a fitness center. Here is the latest music I have been loving, bookmarking, and downloading!

Summer 2014 Running + Workout Playlist

Summer 2014 Running + Workout Playlist

Just in case you are like me and like to listen to new songs a few times before you buy them on iTunes… go on an give ‘em a listen:

Summer – Calvin Harris

Turn Down For What – DJ Snake & Lil Jon

(gets me pumped up every single time!)

Come Get It Bae – Pharrell Williams

First Love – Jennifer Lopez

When Love Takes Over – David Guetta & Kelly Rowland

Fancy (Clean) – Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX

Rude – MAGIC!

Ten Feet Tall – Afrojack ft. Wrabel

Gold on the Ceiling – The Black Keys

You Make Me – Avicii

Really Don’t Care – Demi Lovato ft. Cher Lloyd

Stole My Heart – One Direction

(play it and tell me you don’t want to run or dance around…)

•  The Walker – Fitz and The Tantrums

Am I Wrong – Nico & Vinz

Somebody Loves You – Betty Who

(love the 80s sound!)

Problem – Ariana Grande ft. Iggy Azalea

She Looks So Perfect – 5 Seconds of Summer

Stay With Me – Sam Smith (<- yup, I’m still obsessed.)

Per usual, I’m ending the list with slow jam to cool you down!

I actually just finished putting this list together a few hours ago, so I can’t wait to upload it onto my phone and take with me to my next workout.

Speaking of workouts, today’s was a no-brainer since I planned to hop into Fitness Pilates class at lunch time in the middle of running a million errands.

Fitness Pilates equipment

This one killed me (in the best way possible) and incorporated a lot of equipment including a glider and yoga block. I really can’t get enough of this Pilates strengthening class this summer!

After I left the gym, I went on with my errand running and stopped into Quiznos for lunch before I actually ate my own arm off. My appetite has been through the roof lately!

Quizno's Turkey Lite sub loaded with veggies

Turkey Lite on wheat (light on the dressing) with all.the.veggies. Literally.

(And no… I’m not preggo.)

(Just incredibly hungry… most of the time, apparently.)

(Metabolism spike perhaps?)

(Lets hope so!)

Well I guess that’s enough rambling for now. I hope you enjoy the jams.

I know I will!

Previous Running + Workout Playlists

Spring 2014 Workout Playlist

Winter 2013-14 Workout Playlist

Fall 2013 Workout Playlist

Summer 2013 Workout Playlist I

Summer 2013 Workout Playlist II

Spring 2013 Working Playlist

Winter 2012-13 Workout Playlist

Fall 2012 Workout Playlist

Summer 2012 Workout Playlist

And a whole series of half marathon training playlists you can find on the Fitness page!

Off to do laundry and study before Scott’s softball game tonight.

See you in the morning!

What is one workout song you have been loving lately?

May 26, 2014

15 Awesome America Songs

Hello and Happy Memorial Day to you Americans out there!

Currently, I am still sitting in my pajamas, sipping my coffee late in the morning, I am loving the excuse that today is a “holiday” morning, so I don’t really “have” to do much. As much as we are enjoying our barbecues, sunshine, parties, and first few days of the summer, it’s important to remember why and what we are celebrating.

And it’s not over any attempt at making red, white, and blue food, either.

raspberry and blackberry yogurt breakfast

*Remembering the men and women who lost their lives serving our country in the armed forces and military troops, and thinking and praying for their families. Thank you so much for all you have done and do every day! 

Since it’s finally warm enough to wear shorts and tank tops around here, Scott and I don’t plan on letting that go to waste. We still aren’t sure of our plans for the day, but I do know they will involve doing something outside, preferably in a bathing suit.

15 Awesome America Songs

Before we get goin’, I wanted to share a fun patriotic playlist I put together for a parade yesterday. I was privileged enough to ride shotgun next to the crazy horse HOOPER again, and had the task of creating an upbeat red, white and blue themed playlist for him to dance to while we strolled through the streets in his truck.

I added about five songs to the list to share with you guys, and I have a feeling you can point out at least two of those additions. (Kid Rock, reppin’ the D… woot!)

15 Awesome America Songs

Whatever you’re doing today, I hope this can help you add in a little patriotic pride!

I have a full weekend recap coming at you later, so I’m going to leave you with something I inherited from the parade and took two seconds to put up on our house.

patriotic front door wreath


Have a very safe, marvelous and Happy Memorial Day!

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