30 Songs to Add to Your Summer Workout Playlist

Beats to get you off the couch and in the mood to workout!

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A workout playlist is a highly personal soundtrack that helps you get through your workout, even when working out is the last thing you want to do.

However, what gets you pumped up, might make someone else fall asleep.  Some people like to list to punk rock and heavy metal while they lift weights, while others (myself included) prefer high intensity pop music to get their blood pumping during a run.  Beyond that, some people might prefer some mellow indie or soulful country music for a long walk, job, or bike. If I’m in a more mellow mood, I definitely prefer to listen to nostalgic music- music that takes me to a different time or place (ie. favourite songs from high school or the 90’s) so that my mind can be transported elsewhere.

We’ve put together some of our favourite songs that have upbeat tempos that are great for getting your heart rate up during your workout.  Being that playlists are highly personal, this might not be the ideal playlist for you, but we hope that you are able to take away at least a few new workout songs!

Note: These songs can also double as party songs and beach songs and house cleaning songs.  Basically, they can be used whenever energy is needed.

1) Hey Brother- Avicii

2) Some Nights- Fun.

3) Can’t Hold Us- Macklemore feat. Ryan Lewis

4) Don’t You Worry Child- Swedish House Mafia

5) Levels- Avicii

6) Eye of the Tiger- Survivor

7) I Need Your Love- Calvin Harris & Ellie Goulding

8) Sail- Awolnation

9) Charli XCX- You (Ha Ha Ha)

10) Burn- Ellie Goulding

11) Run the World (Girls)- Beyonce

12) Bastille- Pompeii

13) Roar- Katy Perry

14) Royals- Lorde

15) The Mother We Share- Chvrches

16) Paradise- Coldplay

17) We Found Love- Rhianna

18) Good Feeling- Flo Rida

19) Just Give Me a Reason- P!nk

20) Radioactive- Imagine Dragons

21) Get Lucky- Daft Punk

22) Everybody Talks- Neon Trees

23) Timber- Ke$ha feat. Pit Bull

24) Vampire Weekend- Diane Young

25) HAIM- The Wire

26) A Sky full of Stars- Coldplay feat. Avicii

27) Stronger- Kanye West

28) HOLYCHILD- Happy With Me

29) Icona Pop- I Love It 

30) NEEDTOBREATHE- The Heart

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