What I’m Working Out to Wednesday

“‘Cause I’ve still got a lot of fight left in me…”

Fight Song
Rachel Platten

20131107-131103.jpgGrandma’s Marathon didn’t go the way I planned, and I was bummed with the outcome. After the race, we hit the road and drove a few hours in the direction of home. My husband was driving for a few hours to give me a chance to rest, and I was just thinking about the race and how it didn’t go the way I wanted it to. I was thinking about what I was going to do now since I clearly need to figure out what I was doing last year when I was running faster and feeling better while doing it. As I was thinking about it, this song came on and gave me some inspiration. The first thing I did when I got home was to download her entire EP and put it on my shuffle to run to this week!

What music are you loving this week?

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20 thoughts on “What I’m Working Out to Wednesday

  1. runsaltrun June 24, 2015 / 8:46 am

    I’m sorry the race didn’t go the way you wanted, lady, but I love your outlook on it! I’m going to have to give this a listen too!

    • allisonfiorini June 24, 2015 / 1:08 pm

      Thank you!! I’m over it – and this song totally helps! Check it out!!

  2. Shawna June 24, 2015 / 9:03 am

    gahhh i can’t access these videos on my work computer, sadly, so i have no idea what song that is. i’ve had this awful unfortunate thing happening w/ my iphone lately, where my volume just automatically shuts itself off and won’t stay on, so i can’t listen to music on my runs and it’s driving me nuts.

    • allisonfiorini June 24, 2015 / 1:02 pm

      Omgggg I would dieeeee I live for music on my runs!!

  3. Hanna @ TheMillennialNextDoor June 24, 2015 / 9:54 am

    I remember this playing at one point along the course! Hehe

    • allisonfiorini June 24, 2015 / 1:04 pm

      Ahhhh! That’s so awesome! I was probably in the dark place at that time buried in my own headphones, wondering how I was going to get out of that race alive and missed it 🙂

  4. Amy Lauren June 24, 2015 / 10:22 am

    I really like that song too :). I heard it this morning on my way to yoga!

    • allisonfiorini June 24, 2015 / 1:04 pm

      Sounds like a perfect start to the day – great music AND yoga!

    • allisonfiorini June 24, 2015 / 1:05 pm

      I’m not sure I’m crazy about the rest of it yet – I’ve listened to it a few times through. Catchy, but not as catchy as this song! Worth checking out though!

  5. suzysuzyheather June 24, 2015 / 11:11 am

    YES. I saw this song on Hungry Runner Girl and immediately fell in love with it. It’s one of those slower songs that are super emotionally-charged. I run faaaaast when I listen to this one!

    • allisonfiorini June 24, 2015 / 1:06 pm

      YESSS it totally is! I had it on repeat at the gym today. Love it!!

  6. Alanna June 24, 2015 / 2:49 pm

    Great song! Very motivational!

  7. cupcakesandmiles June 24, 2015 / 11:02 pm

    I’m sorry your race didn’t go as planned. I proud of you though, and I know you’re going to get ’em at your next one. 🙂

    And yeah, that song totally rocks!

    • allisonfiorini June 25, 2015 / 6:16 am

      Thank you! It was a fun race anyway! And I’m obsessed with this song right now!! It’s literally been playing on repeat!

  8. kiwiyogirunner June 25, 2015 / 7:47 am

    I love that song too! I also love Lone Ranger!! Crank that empowering music Little Flower! 🙂

    • allisonfiorini June 25, 2015 / 7:58 am

      🙂 🙂 I am also loving Lone Ranger! Great song!!!

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