Without music, your workouts can seem slow and boring. Having the right gym songs can make all the difference. A song you dislike can slow you down, while an upbeat song you love can pump you up, so you end up working harder and faster with little to no effort.
But, not every song works for everyone. Some people like rap or hip-hop, while others are all about EDM and dance music. Below, we’ve got a list of 50 great workout songs you can use to build your playlist. There’s all kinds of styles and genres, meaning there’s something for everyone. Additionally, many of our songs are current, so you might not have heard them before. So check them out and let us know which songs you loved in the comments.
Sofía López was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She received her BA from Cornell University and is currently pursuing an MFA at San Francisco State University. Her hobbies include running, hiking, and listening to audiobooks from the exercise bike.