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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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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Emanuel CauĂȘ added In the End Linkin Park

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Beat It Michael Jackson

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

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Walk This Way Aerosmith

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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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I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor

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Fighter Christina Aguilera

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Paradise City Guns N' Roses

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Rebel Yell Billy Idol

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BreathofLife added Bodies Drowning Pool

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Jump Around is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Jump Van Halen

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Stayin' Alive The Bee Gees

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SexyBack Timbaland, Justin Timberlake

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BreathofLife added Turn Down For What DJ Snake & Lil Jon

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

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

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Moves Like Jagger Maroon 5, Christina Aguilera, Mac Miller

The Best Workout Songs Of 2018

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Titanium David Guetta, Sia

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BreathofLife added Down With the Sickness Disturbed

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Bring Me to Life Evanescence

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Sail is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Workout Songs
BreathofLife added Sail AWOLNATION

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Smooth Criminal is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Workout Songs
BreathofLife added Smooth Criminal Alien Ant Farm

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Stricken Disturbed

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

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Gonna Make You Sweat C+C Music Factory

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Hail to the King Avenged Sevenfold

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Dragula Rob Zombie

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NvG Nick added The Distance Cake

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BreathofLife added I'm Shipping Up to Boston Dropkick Murphys

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Epic Faith No More

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Since U Been Gone Kelly Clarkson

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Master of Puppets Metallica

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BreathofLife added Stupify Disturbed

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Indestructible Disturbed

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Land of Confusion Disturbed