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The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out 

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List Rules Any anime that would keep you excited and make you forget that you're even working out.

Believe it or not, there are many of us who watch anime while we exercise! For that reason, let's take a look at some great anime to watch while working out. This list focuses on exciting anime that can match your increased heartbeat while you're getting your sweat on. After all, you don't want to watch a boring romance anime while you're furiously pedaling on your bike!

Anime like Attack on Titan and My Hero Academia are great for working out because they provide heart-pounding action scenes. When it comes to music, the upbeat tempo of the songs in Initial D will definitely motivate you to keep on going. If you just want something mindless to watch in short bursts while you're exercising, maybe Pokemon would be a good choice!

Use this list as a recommendation guide for what anime to watch while exercising, but also vote up the series that you most agree would be good for working out.

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My Hero Academia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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One Punch Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Hajime no Ippo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Dragon Ball Z is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Kenichi: The Mightiest D... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Hunter × Hunter is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Fairy Tail is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Jojo's Bizarre Adventure... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Kuroko's Basketball is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Naruto Shippūden is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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The Seven Deadly Sins is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Naruto is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Bro... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Fullmetal Alchemist is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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One Piece is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Bleach is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Yu Yu Hakusho is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Attack on Titan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Mob Psycho 100 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Kill la Kill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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Black Butler is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Anime To Watch While Working Out
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