Skip to content

    Announcements

    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!


    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    What do you listen to when you exercise?
    avatar
    Haylen_WebMD_Staff posted:
    We've got kayakers, dancers, walkers and yogis here. A great variety of exercisers to poll!

    WebMD just posted videos of Michelle Obama answering questions asked by the Let's Move! online audience. In one video,the First Lady reveals what's on her iPod.

    So what's on your playlist when you exercise? Do you work out to music, nature, silence or other?

    I listen to "classic" rock when I'm walking. Yoga class is listening to myself grunting and groaning as I try to master the plank!

    Haylen
    Reply
     
    avatar
    laura2gemini2 responded:
    I listen to loud rock music and musicals. I know, weird combo. The loud rock music has a beat I can walk to and lets me keep my mind blank as Im walking (and I take that time to meditate). The musicals have songs that make me happy and that I can sing along to.
     
    avatar
    DianeR01 responded:
    When I walk I listen to mostly rock, sometimes in the mornings I listen to a syndicated radio show out of LA

    If you ever looked at my iTunes, I am all over the place. I have everything from classical to zydeco and everything in between.
    accelerate out of the corners
     
    avatar
    DavidHueben responded:
    Queen, The Rolling Stones, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Ted Nugent, The Who (Tommy, The Rock Opera), Janis Joplin, Bonnie Raitt, Elvis Presley, Tina Turner, Cass Elliott, The Three Tenors (Domingo, Carreras, and Pavarotti). And many others.

    DMH
    We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.

    - Winston S. Churchill




     
    avatar
    kieub responded:
    My main form of exercise is hiking in the woods and mountain trails. Therefore I only watch and listent to wildlife sounds: bird calls, wind rustling leaves, and if near the ocean when in Maine we (my husband and I) love to walk along the shore trails and listend to the ocean. We do not talk much during these walks. But when not going out I workout at the YMCA near home. In this case I meditate when on the machine (rowing or biking or treadmill). I do not own an iPod or any thing like it.
    At home, I listend to classical music.
    Kieu
     
    avatar
    Haylen_WebMD_Staff replied to DianeR01's response:
    Laura, I love that combination! Queen probably counts as both! Diane, which show out of LA? I bet I can guess
    David, you are a man after my own heart. My 3 year old's middle name is "Presley"

    H
     
    avatar
    DianeR01 replied to Haylen_WebMD_Staff's response:
    Mark & Brian of course! and I don't want to date myself but I remember spending a Sunday night in '86 or very early '87 listening to the last night of KMET. One of the best radio stations in the US.

    I am a couple of hours SE of you Haylen. I lived in Northridge in the late 80's.
    accelerate out of the corners
     
    avatar
    brunosbud responded:
    This morning...The Middle East

    Here, have sum; enjoy...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TW2f1AMeqXo
     
    avatar
    betaquartz responded:
    When I am kayaking I listen to nearly nothing. You see my hearing aids come out when I get out of the van. I would not want them to get wet. At the same time though I have enough hearing range to listen to the cry of the eagles, and herons, to hear the boats on the lake, and the splash of the wake against the hull of the kayak-all of this is enough for me-solitude.
    When biking, I am pretty much the same just listening to the sounds of the city or of nature.
    When in the house on the Total gym or on the treadmill I am usually watching TV. This actually increases my exercise time because I am focused in two manners.
     
    avatar
    Hootyowl2 responded:
    Usually, I am working in my garden or walking on my property, so I listen to nature sounds and try to ID the birds I hear. I still cannot tell the difference between a tree frog or a cricket, they sound so much alike to me. I do not own an ipod thingy or even a walkman... Indoors, if I have music on, it is either traditional Christian music or Classical. Occasionally, I listen to other music, but never any of this modern junk. I just dont think of it as "music" at all. [more like a caca-phony to me.>

    Hooty
     
    avatar
    betaquartz replied to Hootyowl2's response:
    When I retired, some of the money I had in a 403b from the retirement went to hearing aids, I guess I have missed so much all around me that an ipod seems distracting. I could never afford them before, so when I retired I could? Doesn't make sense to me-last few years were rough constantly asking to repeat or not hear something etc. For a teacher that wasn't productive.


    Helpful Tips

    Tip for Less Severe Neuropathy Symptoms
    I was diagnosed with Type 2 over eight years ago and have been lucky enough to control my disease with weight loss, diet and exercise ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    1 of 1 found this helpful

    Expert Blog

    Conquering Diabetes - Michael Dansinger, MD

    Dr. Michael Dansinger provides thoughtful tips for those with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes who want to reclaim their health...Read More

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.