Health The Best Workout Songs  

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List Rules Upvote the songs that you love to jam to while you're working out.

It can be hard to get yourself motivated to work out. But for many people, a great playlist can help keep them going and get them inspired to head to the gym, go for that run, or breakout the Pilates mat. What are the greatest workout songs to keep you amped up, burning those calories? If you're looking for new songs, help make our 2018 workout music playlist!

A great workout song has a good beat, inspiring lyrics, and helps make those sets fly by. Whether you like pop, country, hip hop, or rock, these genres all have some powerful tracks that will improve your workouts. From Guns n' Roses to Taylor Swift, and Michael Jackson to Imagine Dragons, the songs on this list are popular favorites both in the gym and on your iPod.

Vote up the songs you love to work out to. Don't see your favorite workout tracks below? Feel free to add them to give others even more workout song ideas.

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Eminem

2
257 119
Eye of the Tiger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Workout Songs
Survivor

3
175 81
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136 75
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Metallica

5
134 79
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120 75
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The White Stripes

7
80 44
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BreathofLife added Eminem, Miktek, Nate Dogg

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62 39
Jump Around is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Workout Songs
BreathofLife added House of Pain

9
72 49
Centuries is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Workout Songs
BreathofLife added Fall Out Boy

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81 58
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Emanuel CauĂȘ added Linkin Park

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89 68
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Guns N' Roses

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95 74
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Michael Jackson

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72 53
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The Bee Gees

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74 55
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Aerosmith

15
76 57
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Billy Idol

16
61 44
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BreathofLife added DJ Snake & Lil Jon

17
107 91
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78 64
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Van Halen

19
71 57
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Twisted Sister

20
57 44
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Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, Ray Dalton

21
49 37
Sail is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Workout Songs
BreathofLife added AWOLNATION

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84 73
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Lil Jon, The East Side Boyz

23
75 64
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Kanye West

24
53 42
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BreathofLife added Drowning Pool

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71 62
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Gloria Gaynor

26
37 27
Intergalactic is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Workout Songs
BreathofLife added Beastie Boys

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65 57
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65 57
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David Guetta, Sia

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44 35
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BreathofLife added Disturbed

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39 31
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Evanescence

31
74 69
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Christina Aguilera

32
86 82
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Timbaland, Justin Timberlake

33
25 16
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Metallica

34
28 20
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Rob Zombie

35
38 31
Smooth Criminal is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Workout Songs
BreathofLife added Alien Ant Farm

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27 19
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42 36
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C+C Music Factory

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63 61
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Maroon 5, Christina Aguilera, Mac Miller

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28 22
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BreathofLife added Dropkick Murphys

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39 36
Hall of Fame - The Script (fea... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Workout Songs

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41 39
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40 39
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22 19
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Faith No More

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24 22
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Disturbed

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39 41
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48 52
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22 21
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Disturbed

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25 25
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BreathofLife added Disturbed

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33 35
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The Romantics