Top 10 Best Music Genres for Working Out

A typical work out would be boring without music blasting in the background. Sometimes the best source of motivation comes from music, which can lift you up through even the most rigorous workouts. You decide what genre is best for you.
The Top Ten
1 Hardstyle

Hardstyle is your best pick if you want to get pumped up as fast as possible. With beats reaching over 150 BPM combined with powerful kicks, coupled with harmonic melodies and atmospheric breaks it's almost as if this genre was designed for the gym.

2 Trance
3 Rap
4 Rock Rock music is a music genre that was created in the 1940s. The genre was popular during the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and 2000s. Rock bands generally consists of a guitar player, a drummer, bass player and singer. There are many rock subgenres such as heavy metal, alternative, hard rock, grunge and more.

Hard rock is the best if you're doing intense exercises. Suggestions: Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger, Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now, The Rolling Stones - Start Me Up, Three Days Grace - Animal I Have Become, Queen - We Will Rock You, Clocks - Coldplay, Foo Fighters - Something For Nothing, Killing Me Slowly - Bad Wolves

5 Metal Heavy Metal music is a sub-genre of rock music that originated in the late 1960s-70s, featuring more distorted and heavier instrumental work and darker lyrical themes. Heavy Metal broke into mainstream success with bands such as Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Metallica. ...read more.

Plenty metal songs obviously have a decent combination of fast, aggressive beats along with distortion which makes it very suitable for workout sessions. Suggestions: AC/DC - Thunderstruck, Linkin Park - One Step Closer, Metallica - For Whom The Bell Tolls, Enter Sandman, Fight Fire With Fire, Master Of Puppets, Ballbreaker, Black Sabbath - War Pigs, System of a Down - Toxicity, Judas Priest - Painkiller

6 Electronic Dance Music
7 Punk Punk rock is a subgenre of rock music. It usually has rebellious lyrics and down stroked power chords played on guitars. Bad Religion, Sex Pistols, and Green Day (actually pop-punk, which is still punk in a way) are a few punk rock bands. The subgenre influenced thrash metal because of it's down stroked ...read more.
8 Industrial
9 Pop

Pop is one of those genres you may also expect on the gym. Unfortunately coming from a person who isn't much fond of mainstream pop I can only provide a few good artists such as Imagine Dragons, Rhianna, The Chainsmokers, and Britney Spears.

10 Indie

I mostly wouldn't really think of this as good for working out but I could see about Sleigh Bells.

Personally I haven't listened much to this genre but Sleigh Bells sounds pretty good

The Contenders
11 Reggaeton
12 Jazz Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime. Jazz is seen by many as "America's classical music".

I always work out to some super hard and epic jazz!

BAdd New Item