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Funky Music for Your Workout

P.L.O.W. — Get Funky

There's something about old funky music that really gets me pumped. I love the beats and the silly lyrics, and I always include a few of these songs in my playlists. They're perfect for getting you to run or cycle a little faster, and they're so fun that I forget I'm working out.

"ABC" — Jackson 5, 2:57
"Car Wash" — Rose Royce, 3:16
"Brick House" — The Commodores, 3:27
"Funkytown" — Lipps, Inc., 3:59
"Super Freak" — Rick James, 3:23

This song is one of my faves. Want to see the rest? Then

"It's Raining Men" — The Weather Girls, 5:26
"U Can't Touch This" — MC Hammer, 4:17
"I Will Survive" — Gloria Gaynor, 3:18
"Hot Stuff" — Donna Summer, 5:14
"Jungle Boogie" — Kool & The Gang, 3:02
"Flashlight" — Parliament, 4:29
"Word Up" — Cameo, 4:19

Total PLOW = 47:07

Got any funky songs that pump you up? Share them in the comments section below.

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Tom2689083 Tom2689083 5 years
Talkin' Out the side of Neck-Cameo Traffic Jammer - Bar-Kays Humpin' - Gap Band Early in the Moring - Gap band Rollerskates - Cameo Serpentine Fire - EWF Black Sweat - Prince Shake You Got - Dazz Band Fop -Ohio Players Slippery When Wet - Commodores \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0
cmr924 cmr924 9 years
You know, at first I thought you were crazy, but now I can see what you are talking about! It's a great song regardless of its application to exercise anyway. Much Love, Chris Grow Smarter, Grow Faster, GrowStronger.com!
hlcdlc hlcdlc 9 years
I love this stuff, as a child of the late 70s/early 80s, it is the music we grew up dancing to! I have most of these in my iPod. Another recommendation is "The Love You Save" by the Jackson 5!
sahayra sahayra 9 years
The only song I agree with is "I will survive." I like running to "Keep it coming love" and "Shake your groove thing."
emalove emalove 9 years
I hate all these songs, especially Brick House. I made my wedding DJ promise not to play it.
Advah Advah 9 years
Apologies in advance since I'm obviously very late on the topic, but I'm not sure what to do with these playlists. :/ Are they just a suggestion, or can we listen to them online or something like that?
marley11 marley11 9 years
i agree i also like "play that funky music white boy" song. that's pretty sweet.
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