Motivational Songs to Have a Successful Workout


The right music can enhance your workouts, making them more enjoyable and more effective. You may know the music that gets you pumped up for a run or makes you want to tear off your headphones during an intense workout, but what are the songs that have been scientifically shown to improve your stamina, make you faster and stronger, and help you get the most out of your fitness routine? 

My personal favorite is David Guetta’s “When Love Takes Over” which has been proven to cut recovery time in half by stimulating muscle growth. There are so many great songs out there – give these a try next time:

If you’ve ever done a high-intensity interval training workout , then you’ll know that it’s impossible to get through the whole thing without one of your favorite songs popping into your head. These songs are known for their ability to spur on listeners during long, intense workouts like sprints and weightlifting sessions. Their fast beats mean they’re perfect for interval training, which alternates between high-intensity work and low intensity recovery periods.

Just be warned: listening to them can make you want to take on the most intense exercise challenges.

These songs pump you up because of their fast pace, making your heart beat faster and increasing your rate of respiration. They’re ideal for working out to because it’s a sure-fire way to get your blood pumping and keep you in the zone.

#10: “Eye of The Tiger” by Survivor

This classic 80s song from the Rocky III soundtrack may be old, but it’s still one of the most energizing songs on this list. While listening to this song, you can almost picture the Rocky scene where he runs up the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The song itself has a driving, energetic beat that is sure to keep you moving during long workouts.

#9: “Lose Yourself” by Eminem

Eminem played this song at his famous 2002 Grammy Awards performance , in whihe ran from the stage to the back of the auditorium while rapping. The song itself has a driving beat and a chorus that you can’t help but sing along with, making it an ideal workout song.

#8: “Boom Boom Pow” by Black Eyed Peas

For those who don’t want to take themselves too seriously during their high-intensity workouts, this song from Black Eyed Peas is a perfect fit. The fast pace of the beat and energetic lyrics make it great for those who want exercise that’s more social or fun than intense.

#7: “Puttin’ On The Ritz” by Taco

What list of workout songs would be complete without at least one song dedicated to food? This classic tune is perfect for getting you through a workout, especially if it’s late at night and you need an extra boost to get yourself moving.

#6: “Jump Around” by House of Pain

This 1992 hit from House of Pain has stood the test of time as one of the go-to songs for any high intensity workout. Featuring a fast, driving beat that’s perfect for sprints or weightlifting sessions , it’s no surprise that this song is still popular today – even Levi Strauss used it to sell their brand new stretch denim jeans in the 1990s!

#5: “Firework” by Katy Perry

Anyone who has ever gone to the gym and listened to the radio knows that Katy Perry’s “Firework” is a song that’s sure to get you through your workout. The fast-paced beat combined with catchy lyrics make this one of the best songs for motivation during any type of exercise.

#4: “Bubble Butt” by Major Lazer

It doesn’t matter if you’re trying to get through a tough weightlifting session, or just want to dance around while you do jumping jacks – the fast-paced beat and fun lyrics make this one of the best workout songs for any exercise.

#3: “Lose Control” by Missy Elliott

Any song on Missy Elliott’s “Supa Dupa Fly” album would make an excellent addition to anyone’s workout playlist. This song in particular is great because the upbeat tempo is fast and you’re forced to pay attention to it, but it’s also repetitive enough that you’ll start singing along with Missy Elliott by the end!

#2: “Moves Like Jagger” by Maroon 5

This fun, upbeat song from Maroon 5 should be on anyone’s workout playlist. It features a fast tempo that will keep you moving during high-intensity workouts like sprints and weightlifting sessions , but it also has an easy chorus to sing along to if you’re doing something less intense.

#1: “Bad Medicine” by Bon Jovi

This 1991 rock song is about as classic as it gets when it comes to workout songs. In addition to the fast-paced beat, there’s a fun guitar riff during the chorus that you can’t help but sing along with – whether you’re getting ready for a competition or just trying to get through a tough workout, “Bad Medicine” is guaranteed to get you moving.

So, what do you think?

Which music do you resonate the most? 

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