Best Workout Songs


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The Top Ten

Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
One of the best song I ever heard, really fantastic, running and parkour song. It must be in top of the list. I always listen this great song whenever I walk, run, gym and even breakfast time.
Always feel like Rocky Balboa when listening!
[Newest]This song was in one of the rocky movies


2Beat It - Michael Jackson
Best ot the best!
I love this song!
This is my 2nd favorite Michael Jackson song and a great workout song.


Best Workout song I ever heard. I recomonded this.

3Remember the Name - Fort Minor
Heart pumpin' and keeps going'. Always comes in any top workout song lists.
Greatest thung mike has done sense reanimation

4Gonna Fly Now (Theme from Rocky) - Bill Conti
Truly gigantic song and great motivator. It gives great energy boost and makes one pump harder.
If you don't think this deserves at least #2 of 3, go watch Rocky and listen for this song, and then say it doesn't motivate you.
Come on people, it's Rocky!
[Newest]This theme send energy to blood and body

5Stronger - Kanye West
Kanye west is not that great but still this song is amazing!
This in not only good song in workout, this is overall one of the greatest songs of 21st century!

6Work Bitch - Britney Spears
The beat is so fast and fun it just makes you wanna work!


7'Till I Collapse - Eminem
Seriously how could you not vote for this song?
Il meglio per iniziare una bella corsa la sera, soprattutto se poco motivati alla partenza!

8Smooth Criminal - Michael Jackson
That's a great song in workout.

9Girlfriend - Avril Lavigne

10Lose Yourself - Eminem
You can't help but "lose yourself in the music the moment". Lose yourself definitely deserves to be in top 3.


This is the best work-out song ever!

I work-out with insanity and this song fits perfectly for the exercises, love it!


The Contenders

11Du hast - Rammstein
Great beat and fantastic lyrics as well. Makes you move and gets your blood pumping faster with this song. The English version is good, but the German version is the best.
LOVE this song. Definitely a good pump up song. This song makes me want to go crazy!
Yay Rammstein! Du Hast and Ich Will are both great songs to work out to.

12Mama Said Knock You Out - LL Cool J

13Silent Jealousy - X Japan

14Enter Sandman - Metallica

15Animals - Nickelback
It deserves the number one place. Its the best song for running and workout! When the pitch becomes higher and when the voice rises you will get energy boost! It really works for hardcore running with full energy. I always hear it three to five times in my warm up running session, my blood starts boiling!

16Have a Nice Day - Bon Jovi
The bet song ever it is got the best guiter and you cannot ignore the beat which is amazing.


17Pull Harder On the Strings of Your Martyr - Trivium
You are not supposed to work out while listening to rap music... or listen to rap I general for that matter.
Really makes you wanna headbang, Listen to it

18Ding Dong Song - Gunther & The Sunshine Girls

19Golddiggers - Gunther & The Sunshine Girls

20Snow (Hey Oh) - Red Hot Chili Peppers

21Bodies - Drowning Pool

22Jam - Michael Jackson

23Surfacing - Slipknot


25Figure.09 - Linkin Park

26Won't Back Down - Eminem

27In Da Club - 50 Cent

28B.O.B - Outkast

29Song 2 - Blur

30Chop Suey! - System of a Down

31The Moment of Truth - Survivor

32Physical - Olivia Newton John
Seriously? This was voted one of the saddest songs of all time!

33Fight Music - D12

34Feed the Machine - Red
This song is amazing. Gets me pumped up like no other. This band is so underrated. Michael Barnes is amazing at vocals.

35You're the Best - Joe Esposito

36Tommy the Cat - Primus

37Like Fire Tonight - Gunther & The Sunshine Girls
Like fire tonight, you light up the sky!

38Phantom of the Opera - Iron Maiden
Classic track, tempo is perfect

39Killing In the Name - Rage Against the Machine

40Shogun - Trivium
I am confident that if every body heard this song before they vote shogun will be number 1


41Sweet Victory - David Eisley & Bob Kulick
Such a fun song to listen to, and it does feel like it should be a rockin' workout tune.


42Run This Town - Jay-Z

43Soldier - Eminem
The emotion in this song gets me pumped every time I'm running or working out in any way. Surprised it's not already on here

44True Believer - E-Type

45Seek & Destroy - Metallica
My workout play list is Kill Em All on repeat!

46The Final Countdown - Europe

47Cherish the Day - Sade

48Movin On - Novecento

49Jump - Van Halen

50The Crusher - The Ramones

51Hot N Cold - Katy Perry

52Love Sosa - Chief Keef

53Nothing In This World - Paris Hilton

54Paralyzer - Finger Eleven
Hell yeah! This will motivate us for sure!

55TuttiFrutti Summerlove - Gunther & The Sunshine Girls

56Patiently Waiting - 50 Cent

57Epic - Faith No More

58Calm Like a Bomb - Rage Against the Machine
Every workout list should have one of two things in it, RATM

59Intergalactic (Daft Punk Mix) - Beastie Boys
Worth tracking down this remix, really kicks in after 1.00

60The Sound of Truth - As I Lay Dying

61Am I Evil - Diamond Head

62Hysteria - Muse

63One Step Closer - Linkin Park

64Tears Don't Fall - Bullet for My Valentine

65Do You Call My Name - Ra

66Everywhere I Go - Hollywood Undead

67The Red - Chevelle

68Can You Feel It - The Jacksons

69Wonderful Life - Black

70Joy and Pain - Rob Base

71Girl On Fire - Alicia Keys

72Feeling This - Blink-182

73This Calling - All That Remains
Best workout song there is. Why the hell is Michael Jackson at the top of this list?

74Shadows - Lindsey Stirling
Every time I work out this is on sometime

75Love Kills - The Ramones

76Commando - The Ramones

77All I Need Is a Miracle - Mike + The Mechanics

78Cruel Summer - Bananarama

79Idioteque - Radiohead

80Last Resort - Papa Roach

81Riot - Three Days Grace

82Control - Big Sean

83I Am Abomination - Exodus
Need to get up for a max set? Look no further. This is the old standby I find myself going back to each time.

84Ich Will - Rammstein

85Get Up - 50 Cent

86Call On Me - Eric Prydz

87Burning Heart - Survivor
All the Rocky songs...

88Red Flag - Billy Talent

89We Are the Champions - Queen

90Roar - Katy Perry

91So What - Pink

92About Us - Brooke Hogan

93Bar Bar Bar - Crayon Pop

94Mortal Combat Theme Song - DJ Tee

95Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through - Meat Loaf

96Rhythm Nation - Janet Jackson

97Can't Be Touched - Roy Jones Jr.
Definitely one of the best workout songs, if not the best

981234 - Laidback Luke

99Locked Out of Heaven - Bruno Mars

100Ride Wit Me - Nelly

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