The right workout music can make the difference between working out and working OUT. There isn’t just one playlist that works for every type of exercise, you need the best workout songs for powering through weight lifting, blasting through a cardio session and keeping your stamina going strong through an endurance challenge.
These five playlists cover all of your workout music needs.
1. The 41 Best Workout Songs of All Time
TheHealthy.com compiled the best workout music of all time in this 41 song collection. From Britney Spears’ Work B**ch to MC Hammer’s Can’t Touch This to Jay-Z’s Empire State of Mind, you’re guaranteed to work up a sweat. Bonus — They give you the BPM for each song.
2. 12 Alternative Workout Songs That Are Motivating As Hell
If alt music is what it takes to get you moving, BodyBuilding.com has you covered with 12 songs from bands like Green Day, The Smashing Pumpkins and Nirvana.
3. Pop and Hip-Hop Power Workout
Pandora’s Pop and Hip-Hop Power Workout is an infinite stream of heart-pumping hits from Flo Rida, David Guetta, Pitbull and Usher.
4. The Ultimate Runners’ Playlist
Created by runners for runners, this 156-song Spotify list will get you through a marathon and then some. Survivor’s Eye of the Tiger, Kanye West’s Stronger, Michael Jackson’s Billie Jean and Pharrell’s Happy are just a sampling.
5. Fuse 2016 Workout Playlist
Fuse serves up a playlist of 20 songs with enough variety to keep you going every time. It’s a fantastic mix of Ciara, Years and Years, OMI and 17 more eclectic, high-energy jams.