Celebrity Trainer Gunnar Peterson’s Workout Playlist

by Emily

in Celebrity Fitness

Celebrity Trainer Gunnar Peterson's Workout Playlist

In honor of Easter and the fact that many of us will eat one too many chocolate bunnies today, we would like to provide you with some light reading and a new workout playlist for the morning workout we know you will be doing tomorrow. Gunnar Peterson, the Beverly Hills-based personal trainer who works with A-list celebrities including Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Debra Messing, and Penelope Cruz, recently shared his favorite workout playlist with Fitness Magazine. These tunes will pump you up for a quick 30-minute workout you can fit in tomorrow morning before work. We even provided a 30-minute workout to go with it!

30-Minute Workout Playlist

  1. “I Gotta Feeling” – Black Eyes Peas
  2. “Break the Ice” – Britney Spears
  3. “Poker Face” – Lady Gaga
  4. “Gives You Hell” – All-American Rejects
  5. “Family Affair” – Mary J. Blige
  6. “Right Now (Na Na Na)” – Akon
  7. “Green Light” – John Legend
  8. “Say It Right” – Nelly Furtado

Warm Up and Cool Down Mix

  1. “Beat It” – Michael Jackson
  2. “I Love New York” – Madonna
  3. “Waking Up in Vegas” – Katy Perry
  4. “America Boy” – Estelle
  5. “I Hate This Part” – The Pussycat Dolls
  6. “Viva la Vida” – Coldplay
  7. “Stop and Stare” – One Republic
  8. “It’s Not My Time” – 3 Doors Down

Check out more celebrity workout playlists from stars such as Kendra Wilkinson, Taylor Swift, and Elisabeth Hasselbeck.

If you are in a workout slump, try Fitness Magazine’s 30-Minute Fat-Burning Power Walk on your treadmill. It will fit perfectly with Gunnar Peterson’s workout playlist, tone your lower body, and burn calories.

0:00–3:00 Warm up slowly 2–3
3:00–5:00 Increase to a moderate pace 4–5
5:00–8:00 Speed up and lengthen your stride; your breathing should be faster 5–6
8:00–10:00 Do walking lunges 7–8
10:00–12:00 Walk at a moderate pace 4–5
12:00–17:00 Alternate 30 seconds fast; with 30 seconds moderate 6–8; 4–5
17:00–18:00 Repeat walking lunges 7–8
18:00–20:00 Recover 4–5
20:00–26:00 Alternate 1 minute fast; with 1 minute moderate 6–8; 4–5
26:00–30:00 Slow pace to cool down 2–3
*Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) is based on a scale from 0 to 10, 10 being the most challenging.

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