Inspiration: It’s THANKSGIVING week, and I’m sure you didn’t need me to remind you of this!
There are mixed emotions around this time of year…heading into December holidays, shorter (and colder) days, a new year weeks away, etc. – all the things that bring on a flood of STRESS for many. While I’m no master of stress management, I have some things that work for me when the stress meter is in the red zone: take a time out to make a plan for managing your time, take time for you…tune into SPOTIFY for music therapy, seek out sunshine and fresh air, make (…cook or bake) something, spend quality time with those who mean the most to you, let go of things that clutter your spaces…share them with others in need, reduce your mental stress and challenge your physical self…a good ole sweat-breakin’ workout (spin!), reset your attitude with a shot of gratitude and remember all your are thankful for…a yoga class can help with this, NAMASTE.
My THANKSGIVING gift to you…HAPPY HOUR Ride/Playlist #494: No Stress
A few track notes: Cold…James Blunt is back with a great album; Fire It Up…Outasight is the FIRE UP go to group; Unstoppable…AJ Mitchell is new to me and I like this one; Love & Hate…this Michael Kiwanuka track was on the powerful Netflix miniseries, The Five (check it out!); Pyramid…TABATA!; CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW…a new Bishop Briggs big-beat track, Young Money…new DubVison is just right for the home stretch; Loyal…a new (clean) PARTYNEXTDOOR / Drake track. BUT DON’T MISS THE OTHER ONES… all 18 are great, ride ready tunes!
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…Enjoy the ride and this holiday season!
Genre: Alternative, EDM, Pop, Rock
Duration: 64 minutes
Playlist and Ride Profile:
Warm up – Cold / James Blunt
Alt Seated / Standing Flat – We Got Love / Sigala, Ella Henderson
Alt Seated / Standing Hill – Fire It Up / Outasight
Sprints – No Stress (Tommie Sunshine & MureKian Remix ) / Laurent Wolf, Eric Carter, Tommie Sunshine, MureKian
Mixed Terrain with Intense attacks – Let The Music Guide You (ASOT 950 Anthem) / Armin van Buuren
Alt Seated / Standing Hill with opt. Figure 8’s – Right Now / Felix Cartal
Quick Seated Flat with Sprint Intervals – Run With the Bulls / Smallpools
More quick work with Sprint Intervals – Baggage / Gryffin, Gorgon City, AlunaGeorge
Power Climb – Give Me the Night / Des Rocs
More Speed work – Massacre, The New American Dream / Palaye Royale
Jumps – Unstoppable / AJ Mitchell
Extended Seated Climb – Love & Hate / Michael Kiwanuka
Tabata-style (20s on / 10s off) Sprint Intervals – Pyramid (Mix Cut) / Mannix
Power Climb #2 – Spill / Foo Fighters
Alt Seated / Standing Climb – CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? / Bishop Briggs
Continued Climb, with incr. resistance – Before You Go / Lewis Capaldi
Seated / Standing Sprints (2X) – Young Money / DubVision
Cool down & Stretch – Loyal / PARTYNEXTDOOR, Drake
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