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100 Best Workout Songs to Keep You Pumped Up (Playlist)

You can't get a great effective workout without music. So we've taken the liberty to compile 100 songs which will get your sweat going:

When you’re out running or working up a sweat in the gym, your playlist can make or break you. The right beats doesn’t just give your movements tempo, it can level up your training, boost your energy levels, and motivate you to keep going when all you want to do is lie down and die.

Music Helps You Perform Better

And we’re not even just saying this off the bat. Science backs this right up. Subjects cycled significantly faster when listening to fast-paced music, according to a paper publish in 2003 [1]. Music also distracts you when you’re feeling tired. It lessens the fatigue so that you can achieve more in your workout [2]. And guess what? Your body naturally moves to the beat. Your get motor coordination automatically improves when you exercise with music [3].

The HealthWorks Ultimate Workout Playlist

We’ve done the tough bit and compiled a breathtaking (literally) playlist with the best workout songs to get you revved up. Even listening to these songs will get your all worked up and ready to go. Yup, they’re that good. The list below features songs which has a good, solid beat, so naturally this covers both old and new songs. It also includes some motivational ones to make you feel amahhhzing while doing your cardio.

Hit play (or shuffle) and get ready for the best workout songs you’ve ever heard! Link here!

For those of you who don’t use Spotify or don’t like to, you’ll find a list of the songs included down below:

  1. Spectrum – Calvin Harris Remix by Florence + The Machine
  2. Hope – Alex Metric & Oliver
  3. Happy – Pharrell Williams
  4. Can’t Hold Us (feat. Ray Dalton) – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
  5. Don’t You Worry Child (Radio Edit) – Swedish House Mafia, John Martin
  6. You Lift Me Up (Live City Remix) – Mikey Wax
  7. And We Danced (feat. Ziggy Stardust) – Macklemore
  8. Let It Go – Idina Menzel
  9. My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light Em Up) – Fall Out Boy
  10. Lights – Ellie Goulding
  11. Home – Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes
  12. I Just Wanna Run – The Downtown Fiction
  13. Heart Attack – Demi Lovato
  14. Dog Days Are Over – Florence + The Machine
  15. I Love It (feat. Charli XCX) – Icona Pop, Charli XCX
  16. Wake Me Up – Avicii
  17. Harlem – New Politics
  18. Put the Gun Down – ZZ Ward
  19. Neon Lights – Demi Lovato
  20. Pompeii – Bastille
  21. Smooth Criminal (Remastered Radio Edit) – Michael Jackson
  22. Do It Like A Dude – Jessie J
  23. Chasing the Sun – The Wanted
  24. Glad You Came – The Wanted
  25. Since U Been Gone – Kelly Clarkson
  26. Set Fire to the Rain – Adele
  27. Fighter – Christina Aguilera
  28. Sing – Ed Sheeran
  29. Waka Waka – Shakira
  30. Toxic – Britney Spears
  31. Good Feeling – Flo Rida
  32. Die Yong – Ke$ha
  33. Hold On! I’m A Comin’ – Sam & Dave
  34. Bad (feat. Vassy) – David Guetta, Showtek, Vassy
  35. Ole – Adelen
  36. Cola Song – Inna, J Balvin
  37. Can’t Remember to Forget You – Shakira, Rihanna
  38. Busy Doin’ Nothin’ – Ace Wilder
  39. All Night – Icona Pop
  40. Woo Hoo – The 5.6.7.8’s
  41. Rather Be – Clean Bandit, Jess Glynne
  42. Sail – AWOLNATION
  43. Upside Down- Paloma Faith
  44. One Day / Reckoning Song (Wankelmut Remix) – The Mojos
  45. Save the World – Radio Mix – Swedish House Mafia
  46. Sunshine – David Guetta, Avicii
  47. Some Night – Fun.
  48. Whistle – Flo Rida
  49. Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
  50. We are Young – Fun.
  51. Ai Se Eu Te Pego (Live) – Michel Telo
  52. Wild Ones – Flo Rida, Sia
  53. I Write Sins Not Tragedies – Panic! At The Disco
  54. Fuel the Fire – Roman Holiday
  55. Bounce (Radio Edit) Calvin Harris, Kelis
  56. Good Feeling – Flo Rida
  57. The Edge of Glory – Lady Gaga
  58. Danza Kuduro – Don Omar, Lucenzo
  59. Tubthumping – Chumbawanba
  60. Hands in the Air – Girl Talk
  61. Shake It – Metrol Station
  62. Lisztomania – Phoenix
  63. Feel So Close (Radio Edit) – Calvin Harris
  64. Born This Way – Lady Gaga
  65. Riptide – Vance Joy
  66. We No Speak Americano – Cardio Workout DJ’s
  67. All I Ever Wanted – Basshunter
  68. Hideaway – Kiesza
  69. Am I Wrong – Nico & Vinz
  70. I Will Never Let You Down – Rita Ora
  71. Really Don’t Care – Demi Lovato, Cher Lloyd
  72. Waves, Robin Schulz Radio Edit – Mr. Probz
  73. All the Way – Timeflies
  74. Traum – CRO
  75. Be Okay – Oh Honey
  76. Fast in My Car – Paramore
  77. Sleeping with a Friend (The Chainsmokers Radio Remix) – Neon Trees
  78. Starships – Nicki Minaj
  79. Problem – Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea
  80. Part of Me – Katy Perry
  81. A Place with No Name – Michael Jackson
  82. Best Day of My Life (Gazzo Remix) – American Authors
  83. Jealous (I Ain’t With It) – Chromeo
  84. Intro – The xx
  85. 300 Violin Orchestra – Jorge Quintero
  86. I Need Your Love – Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding
  87. Rumour Has It – Adele
  88. High On Your Love – Radio Mix – Sharon Doorson
  89. All of Me (Tiesto’s Birthday Treatment Remix Radio Edit) – John Legend
  90. Tonight is the Night – Outasight
  91. Under Control – Calvin Harris, Alesso, Hurts
  92. Euphoria – Loreen
  93. You Make Me – Avicii
  94. Play Hard – David Guetta, Ne-Yo, Akon
  95. We Are One (Ole Ola) – Pitbull, Jennifer Lopez, Claudia Leitte
  96. Prayer in C (Robin Schulz Radio Edit) – Lilly Wood and The Prick, Robin Schulz
  97. Sleepless (feat. The High, Radio Edit) – CAZZETTE
  98. Din Soldat – Albin, Kristin Amparo
  99. Alone (Thomas Newson Radio Edit) – Armin van Buuren, Lauren Evans
  100. Wild Roses (Radio Edit) – John De Sohn

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Written by Jolene Foo
A writer with a penchant for alliteration, Jolene is also a seaweed and green tea junkie in a love/hate relationship with working out. She likes reading everything, from cereal boxes to tombstone inscriptions, and trying to find meaning behind the words.

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