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?

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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Eye of the Tiger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Workout Songs
Eye of the Tiger Survivor

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Lose Yourself Eminem

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Enter Sandman Metallica

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Seven Nation Army The White Stripes

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Beat It Michael Jackson

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I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor

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Rebel Yell Billy Idol

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Jump Van Halen

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Get Low Lil Jon, The East Side Boyz

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We're Not Gonna Take It Twisted Sister

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The Best Foods to Eat After a Workout

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Paradise City Guns N' Roses

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Fighter Christina Aguilera

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SexyBack Timbaland, Justin Timberlake

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Emanuel CauĂȘ added In the End Linkin Park

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Stayin' Alive The Bee Gees

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Centuries is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Workout Songs
BreathofLife added Centuries Fall Out Boy

The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

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Walk This Way Aerosmith

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Jump Around is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Workout Songs
BreathofLife added Jump Around House of Pain

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Stronger Kanye West

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Smooth Criminal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Workout Songs
BreathofLife added Smooth Criminal Alien Ant Farm

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Bring Me to Life Evanescence

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Moves Like Jagger Maroon 5, Christina Aguilera, Mac Miller

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Sail is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Workout Songs
BreathofLife added Sail AWOLNATION

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BreathofLife added Bodies Drowning Pool

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Gonna Make You Sweat C+C Music Factory

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Dragula Rob Zombie

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Epic Faith No More

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Hail to the King Avenged Sevenfold

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Titanium David Guetta, Sia

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BreathofLife added 'Till I Collapse Eminem, Miktek, Nate Dogg

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NvG Nick added The Distance Cake

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Intergalactic is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Workout Songs
BreathofLife added Intergalactic Beastie Boys

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BreathofLife added Turn Down For What DJ Snake & Lil Jon

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The Trooper Iron Maiden

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Workout Memes All Gym-Goers Will Totally Get

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BreathofLife added I'm Shipping Up to Boston Dropkick Murphys

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Stricken Disturbed

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Walk Pantera

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Can't Hold Us Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, Ray Dalton

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Since U Been Gone Kelly Clarkson