Monday, June 22, 2015

The Best Workout Playlists by Music Type

Music is one of the best motivators for athletes and bodybuilders. The right song can take you over the final minutes of a workout to push through with strong intensity. Losing yourself in music often allows you to drive past the sweat during your training regimen, and all you have to do is pump up the volume. We’ve compiled some of our favorite tunes to turn your workout into a motivational dance party!

Is today your HIIT session? Our Hip Hop playlist is ideal for your faster training intervals.

  • Hood Go Crazy – Tech N9ne
  • GDFR – Flo Rida
  • I Don’t Get Tired – Kevin Gates
  • Power – Kanye West
  • Pop That – French Montana

If you’re weight training and need something with powerful riffs and a more aggressive feel, our Rock/Alternative playlist is for you!

  • Giants – Bear Hands
  • Howlin’ For You – The Black Keys
  • Work This Body – Walk the Moon
  • I’m Good – The Mowgli’s
  • Juicebox – The Strokes

Going for a long-distance run? The Pop playlist will energize you over a longer period of time with high vocals and lively melodies.

  • Break Free – Ariana Grande
  • In For The Kill – La Roux
  • Heartbeat Song – Kelly Clarkson
  • Emergency – Icona Pop
  • You Make Me Feel – Cobra Starship

Sprinting or doing some competitive sports playing? Blast our EDM workout playlist for a stimulus boost.

  • Turn Up Da Bass – Goldfish
  • Where Are U Now – Jack U
  • Bangarang – Skrillex
  • Hey Mama – David Guetta
  • Delirious – Steve Aoki

Have a favorite musical genre or song to work on your gains? We’d love to hear about it – share it with us in the comments below!

1 comment:

  1. Eminem is where it's at for lifting! For running I actually like things like podcasts and audio books - they make me think and keep my mind off the pain of running.

    Sarah @ Mass Gain Source