Best Workout Songs


The Top Ten

1 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!

Yeah, this song's really classic. - LeRoiDesSapins

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2 Beat It - Michael Jackson

Best ot the best!

What, this isn't a very good workout song.

I love the beat for this

My mom played this for home aerobics in the 80s! MJ is a legend, but relevant for any workout these days. It’s actually funny it’s on the list!

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3 Lose Yourself - Eminem

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

Not only is the beat awesome and the rhythm builds up to a tremendous crescendo, but the lyrics give your workout a sense of urgency and desperation. Just great! I can never listen to this with complacency. You get worked up whenever you listen to this song, which, if you think about it, makes this the best workout song ever!

This is the only song (Besides 'Till I Collapse) that will get me off the couch to pump some iron. EPIC SONG!

No doubt

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4 Remember the Name - Fort Minor

Heart pumpin' and keeps going'. Always comes in any top workout song lists.

Best workout song ever! Must listen

Yeah. This is totally the best. I listen to it all the time - Aiia152

HELL YEAH! Every time this song plays, I work out like a pure badass

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5 Smooth Criminal - Michael Jackson

It should be on the top of this list

That's a great song in workout.

Great for cardio... Running to see if Annie is okay

6 Master of Puppets - Metallica

Hey a song I coudl actually work out to - imabigpotato

I workout w Metallica songs all the time

7 'Till I Collapse - Eminem

Whenever you hear hear song, you just want to fight. It gets you blood pumping and makes you want to work harder. An awesome song, I would say it's better than lose yourself.

Seriously how could you not vote for this song?

So Much Motivation... picks you up when your down

Hear it... you gonna tear it

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8 Enter Sandman - Metallica

There's no close second.

Exit light, enter night.

yes - dankmaul

Best workout song ever. Followed by Iron Maiden: Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner and Judas Priest: You’ve Got Another Thing Coming, both excellent songs.

9 Gonna Fly Now - 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!

Any Rocky soundtrack!

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10 We Will Rock You - Queen


I love "we will rock you"
We will we will rock you...

The Newcomers

? Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
? Dreams - Van Halen

The Contenders

11 Girlfriend - Avril Lavigne

Hey Hey you you I'll help you work out


I f - ing love this song


12 Work Bitch - Britney Spears

The beat is so fast and fun it just makes you wanna work! - ThatkidwiththeContacts

I listen to this when working out and dancing

It's amazing how motavated I get to work out when I listen to this song.

Best wokout song ever

13 Walk - Pantera

Listen to the song I don't understand how it's not on this list like honestly search it up

14 Du 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.

Du hast, du hast nicht

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15 Stronger - Kanye West

This in not only good song in workout, this is overall one of the greatest songs of 21st century!

Kanye west is not that great but still this song is amazing!

This song makes me work harder, better, faster, STRONGER - Mcgillacuddy

While hearing stronger stronger, run faster faster.

16 The Final Countdown - Europe
17 A Warrior's Call - Volbeat
18 Scream - Usher
19 Shake It Off - Taylor Swift

My favorite singer

20 Far from Over - Frank Stallone

Yes it's cheesy. Yes, it might even be a bad song if I'm being honest. But still, this is a great workout song. Also, I just wanted Frank Stallone on the list, OK? - truckturner

21 Jump - Van Halen


22 Groundhog Day - Eminem

So great staff.It's a new great song than you must to listen.

23 Thunderstruck - AC/DC
24 Maniac - Michael Sembello
25 Song 2 - Blur
26 Run This Town - Jay-Z
27 In the End - Linkin Park
28 Stronger - Britney Spears
29 I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
30 I'm So Excited - Pointer Sisters
31 Silent Jealousy - X Japan
32 Counting Stars - OneRepublic
33 Welcome Home (Sanitarium) - Metallica
34 Radioactive - Imagine Dragons

Lol yess! This song makes me feel more awake and aware, and it's also by Imagine Dragons, and you can't go wrong with them - gabgriffinfcs

Justin Bieber

35 Bodies - Drowning Pool

Are you mad bro?

36 Riot - Three Days Grace
37 We are the Champions - Queen
38 Bound for Glory - Angry Anderson
39 Hall of Fame - The Script

Simply the best one

40 Animals - Nickelback

It deserves the number one place. It's 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!

This song is about sex

41 Sweet Victory - David Eisley & Bob Kulick

Such a fun song to listen to, and it does feel like it should be a rockin' workout tune. - ethany

42 Back In Black - AC/DC
43 T.N.T. - AC/DC

This song is just awesome...

44 One Step Closer - Linkin Park
45 You're the Best Around - Joe Esposito
46 Chop Suey! - System of a Down

This is one of the craziest song I've ever heard! This is why I love it!

47 Killing in the Name - Rage Against the Machine
48 Surfacing - Slipknot
49 The Phoenix - Fall Out Boy

No, just no - imabigpotato

I will change you like a remix
then I will rise you like a PHOENIX

50 Pull 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

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Top Remixes (16)

1. Far from Over - Frank Stallone
2. Maniac - Michael Sembello
3. I'm So Excited - Pointer Sisters
1. Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
2. Remember the Name - Fort Minor
3. 'Till I Collapse - Eminem
1. We Will Rock You - Queen
2. Groundhog Day - Eminem
3. Shake It Off - Taylor Swift

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