Training Music


Since I started blogging about my yoga & brazilian jiu jitsu practice i’ve received a lot of messages, emails, and comments on my training playlist and what songs/artists get me pumped up.  So I decided to dedicate an entire page to it. Hope it helps 🙂

Yoga Playlist

  • Aaliyah-At your best
  • Bob Marley
  • Cat Power
  • Coldplay- especially Yellow, Fix You, Sparks, Shiver, Life in technicolor
  • Counting Crows- ‘Colorblind’ is my favorite song to practice yoga to
  • D’angelo
  • Erykah Badu
  • Feist
  • Jack Johnson
  • John Mayer
  • Maxwell- especially ‘This Woman’s Work’
  • Nirvana- i love ‘Come as you are’
  • Norah Jones
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Pink Floyd- “Money” is a class favorite
  • Sade- her sultry voice is perfect, and i’m named after her 🙂
  • Heitor Pereira- “Alma Muda”
  • Death Cab For Cutie
  • Groove Armada- “Hands of TIme”
  • The Verve- Bittersweet Symphony

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/ Judo/ Kickboxing Playlist

  • Tupac- ‘Ambitionz Az A Ridah’
  • Bustah Rhymes – “ante up remix”
  • Reek da villain- “THe mechanics”
  • Rage Against The Machine- “Calm like a Bomb”
  • Fabolous- “breathe”
  • Damian Marley/Nas- ‘As We Enter’, “Welcome to Jamrock”, “Theif’s Theme”
  • Crime Mob- Knuck if you buck
  • 50 cent- “Many Men”
  • Theory of A Deadman- ‘Bad Girlfriend’
  • Finger Eleven- “Paralyzer”
  • Kanye west- “Power”,
  • Jimi Hendrix- “Purple Haze”,
  • Jay Z- “Brooklyn (Go Hard), “Run This Town”, “99 problems”
  • Wu-Tang Clan- “C.R.E.A.M.”, “Da Mystery of Chessboxing”, “Shimmy Shimmy Ya”
  • Shinedown- “Devour”
  • Mobb Deep- “Shook Ones Part II”
  • Dilated Peoples- “Back Again”
  • Eminem- “Drop the World” <<–my fave judo song
  • Drowning Pool- “Feel like I do” <<– my fave bjj song
  • Metallica- “Enter the Sandman”
  • Jay Electronica- “Exhibit C”
  • Red Hot chili peppers- “Give it Away”
  • Lil Wayne- Home Run, “I’m going in”, “Money on my mind,” “Best rapper alive,” “Sky is the limit”,
  • Swizz Beats- “It’s me bitches”
  • Usher – “OMG”
  • The Animals- House of the Rising Sun
  • The Roots- “How I got over”, “The Seed 2.0”, “the Next movement”
  • Jeezy- “Lose my mind”
  • Drake- “Miss me,” “Over,”
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15 Responses to “Training Music”
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  2. slideyfoot says:

    Heh – I didn’t realise there was a cover of ‘This Woman’s Work’ out there, especially by a guy (though listening to it for the first time, sounds like he does a great falsetto). I see it’s not exactly recent, as Google tells me he first did his version for MTV back in 1997, but then as I rarely venture past about 1993 musically, not too surprising I missed it. ;p

    Are you on last.fm, by the way? Always the first question I ask when the topic of music pops up, as I like comparing musical taste. I’m here.

    I look forward to reading the rest of the blog, having followed through from BJJ Grrl’s list.

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