Fitness 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
290 133
Eye of the Tiger is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Workout Songs
Survivor

3
203 87
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4
148 82
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Metallica

5
150 87
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100 51
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BreathofLife added Eminem, Miktek, Nate Dogg

7
129 86
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The White Stripes

8
92 63
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Emanuel CauĂȘ added Linkin Park

9
83 56
Centuries is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Workout Songs
BreathofLife added Fall Out Boy

10
72 47
Jump Around is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Workout Songs
BreathofLife added House of Pain

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86 63
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Billy Idol

12
80 60
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Aerosmith

13
80 60
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The Bee Gees

14
93 73
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Guns N' Roses

15
70 51
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BreathofLife added DJ Snake & Lil Jon

16
79 60
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Twisted Sister

17
88 71
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Kanye West

18
99 83
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Michael Jackson

19
83 68
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Van Halen

20
112 98
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21
78 66
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Gloria Gaynor

22
51 38
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BreathofLife added Disturbed

23
62 51
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Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, Ray Dalton

24
57 46
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BreathofLife added Drowning Pool

25
88 79
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Lil Jon, The East Side Boyz