iPod Workout Playlist Downloads
If you lack the imagination (or the time) to come up with your own workout playlist, you can also download free songs to your iPod that have been specially selected for workouts.
Check the health topic audio podcast area of iTunes for several choices including tunes from FitMusic.com and “Motion Traxx." These free iPod music downloads will keep you chugging through a workout.
While you’re in the health audio podcast section of iTunes, you can browse a greater selection of diet and fitness podcasts than are offered in the video download area. These podcasts may not have accompanying video, but many are produced by credible sources and offer valuable information on diet and exercise.
If you can’t find any playlists that move you on iTunes, you have a variety of workout playlists download options available to you on the web—but you’ll have to pay for most of them.
Nike + users have access to Nike’s iPod playlist downloads. Nike offers a wide variety of music made to accompany you on your power run. Designed by trainers and celebrity athletes, these workout playlists can help you power through a distance run, offer coaching, or simply provide you with continuous music for your workout.
Another source for iPod workout playlists downloads is FitnessSongs.com. This site was created by a personal trainer and offers playlists for many different kinds of workouts and strength-training moves—everything from running, to bench pressing, to cycling.
What makes FitnessSongs.com a bit different is that each of its workout playlists include coaching from a trainer, telling you what to do during your workout. Prices for workout playlist downloads range from $2.99 to $4.99.
Check your favorite sports and fitness magazines for more iPod workout playlist downloads. Many of them, including "Shape Magazine," also offer free or low-cost workout playlists.