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I'm preparing for another http://almalaf.net/include/index.asp?q=oakleynagoya-685 half marathon (in White Plains, NY on October 10 who's when camping??) which means running 56 days one week, between 4 and 11 miles at once. That's so much of music to listen for.

I've found it challenging to run without music; when the picture proves, Normally buy them plugged in. Basically if i hear my labored breathing, it can make me think an old carthorse. But keep in mind 5,000odd songs on my iPod, there's still only a multitude of whose tempo suits running, and that i could possibly get bored.

Yesterday morning, We a 5mile run scheduled. The music wasn't performing in my situation, thus i tried out a podcast, reading NPR's This American Life. Bad move. Up to I like Ira Glass, superb combination of thoughtful talking and also a sudden stop by temperature in The big apple, turned my 5mile "easy" experience a tortured 3mile trudge.

Today, I saw this on Tara Parker Pope's excellent "Well" blog, which absolutely resonated by himself. A grouping of students rode stationary bikes on their preferred music, aided by the kicker that http://www.asktradex.com/images/index.asp?q=oakley-528 some unknowingly had the background music slowed up, or sped up, by 10%. Through the blog:

"When オークリー straight jacket the tempo slowed, so did their pedaling and entire affect. Their heart rates fell. Their mileage dropped. On the other hand, when the tempo with the songs was upped Ten percent, the men covered more miles in the same time, produced more power with each pedal stroke and increased their pedal cadences. Their heart rates rose."

I envy the Zen runners that can peace seem to the noise of their personal breath. Meanwhile, I crank up the tunes. On my own proudly eclectic playlist this morning, for a successful (if rainy) 4mile run:

War: Low RiderPhoenix: 1901Ke$ha: Tik TokThe Avett Brothers: Kick Drum HeartGoGo's: Our Lips are SealedRoxy Music: A difficult Rain's AGonna FallThem Crooked Vultures: New FangJay Z: Empire State of MindRascal Flatts: Every day life is a HighwayAbba: Take a Chance On MeDixie Chicks: Lubbock or Leave itUnderworld: JumboRobbie Williams: Let Me Entertain YouWhat are your workout tunes?

Elly Trickett McNerney

8/26/2010 2:22 PM

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8/26/2010 1:50 PM

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