30 Upbeat Songs We're Working Out to Right Now


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Looking for some new workout tunes to refresh your playlist? Look no further! Today I'm sharing the top five songs I can't get enough of this spring—but that's not all. I recently polled my followers on Facebook and Twitter to get their favorite workout songs of the moment, and I'm sharing 25 of their get-moving suggestions, too, which include everything from country to rock to hip hop.
Get your iPod ready—and have your sneakers close by—because you'll be ready to hit the ground running as soon as you hear these upbeat tracks!
(Click on the links below to watch/listen to the song on YouTube.)
My 5 favorite workouts songs right now:
Avicii vs. Journey – "Don't Stop The Levels (Project 46 Mashup)"
The Black Keys – "Tighten Up"
Coldplay – "Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall"
Flo Rida ft. Sia – "Wild Ones"
The Wanted – "Glad You Came"
25 tunes SparkPeople members are rocking working out to right now:
Adele – "Rumor Has It"
Beyonce – "Let's Move (Move Your Body)"
Breathe Carolina – "Blackout"
Bruno Mars – "The Lazy Song"
Bryan Adams – "You've Been A Friend To Me"
David Guetta ft. Akon "Sexy Chick"
Don Omar ft. Lucenzo – "Danza Kuduro"
Chris Brown – "Turn Up The Music"
Gotye ft. Kimbra – "Somebody That I Used To Know"
Kelly Clarkson – "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)"
Lemonade Mouth – "Determinate
LMFAO – "Party Rock Anthem"
Mandisa – "Good Morning"
Morgan Page ft. Nadia Ali – "Carry Me"
My Chemical Romance – "Na Na Na"
Nicki Minaj – "Starships"
Papa Roach – "Be Free"
Pop Evil – "Boss's Daughter"
Reba McEntire – "Turn On The Radio"
Rihanna – "Birthday Cake"
Ryan Bingham – "Bread And Water"
Skrillex – "Bangarang"
Static-X – "Dirthouse"
Toro Y Moi – "New Beat"
Train – "Drive By"
What is your favorite workout song right now?

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  • 22
    I was sorry to see that DICK CLARK died today at age 82. I remember him from when he first was the host of "AMERICAN BANDSTAND" back in 1957. He was the MAN behind music in America. - 4/18/2012   7:32:33 PM
  • 21
    I am real big into anything Skrillex right now especially "Ruffneck Bass(Full Flex)". Its good times. I also like 'Turn me On" by Nicki Minaj - 4/18/2012   7:11:11 PM
  • 20
    I prefer country music and 80 and 90's pop and rock. Right now I'm loving "One hot mama" a country song (sorry I don't pay attention to who sings what). - 4/18/2012   6:35:17 PM
  • LIRK83
    This might seem a little weird, but I love a song that was done on How I Met Your Mother called Nothing Suits me Like A Suit. It's sung by Neil Patrick Harris and is really up beat and kind of silly, but it gets me pumped up and going hard on the elliptical. - 4/18/2012   5:43:49 PM
  • MUMMY1952
    1st song... Start Me Up...The Stones
    - 4/18/2012   5:18:16 PM
  • MUMMY1952
    1st song... Start Me Up...The Stones
    - 4/18/2012   5:18:16 PM
  • 16
    Gotta turn the world into your dance floor
    Determinate, d-determinate
    Push until you can't and then demand more
    Determinate, d-determinate
    You and me together, we can make it better
    Gotta turn the world into your dance floor
    Determinate, d-determinate - 4/18/2012   3:33:05 PM
    "RPM" by sugar ray, "Danger Zone" by Gwen Stefani, and "Hashpipe" by Weezer. :o) - 4/18/2012   3:03:09 PM
  • 14
    I just bought Black Horse And The Cherry Tree (Radio Version) [MP3 Download] $0.99
    From the album Black Horse And The Cherry Tree
    By: KT Tunstall
    Sold By: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
    I added it to my playlist twice! - 4/18/2012   2:28:49 PM
  • 13
    I listen to a variety of music when I work out. Kylar Stern, Disturbed is in my playlist as well as Soil, Soilwork, Godsmack, Mudvayne, Atreyu, Avenged Sevenfold, Bullet for my Valentine, Killswitch Engage, and a lot more. So you are not alone in listening to heavy metal/hard rock music when working out. - 4/18/2012   2:18:58 PM
    Eyes Open By Taylor Swift is oddly getting me into the groove.
    Stronger by Kelly Clarkson
    Fighter by Christina Aguilera and I love the Glee version!
    Call Me Maybe by Carley Rae Jepsen
    Domino by Jessie J
    You and I by Lady GaGa
    Pumped Up Kicks by Foster the People
    We Found Love by Rihanna - 4/18/2012   2:05:33 PM
  • 11
    Like KYLAR_STERN, I'm on the more aggressive side of the musical spectrum... Have recently added:

    No One Gets Left Behind - Five Finger Death Punch
    The Pride - Five Finger Death Punch
    This Means War - Nickelback
    Warrior - Disturbed

    And Lord help me, after seeing the video for it, can't get this one out of my head, so it's on my ipod as well:

    Part of Me - Katy Perry
    - 4/18/2012   1:29:34 PM
  • 10
    I recently added a few to my list based on suggestions from All You magazines latest Health and Fitness edition. I added "Sparks Fly" from Taylor Swift and "Barefoot Bluejean Night" by Jake Owen. My husband and I typically listen to Christian Rock, alternative, and hard rock, so I have lots of that on my playlist, too. - 4/18/2012   1:20:26 PM
  • 9
    Kat DeLuna- Push Push
    Pitbull & Sean Paul- Shake Senora
    Natalia Kills ft. Far East Movement- Lights Out
    Havana Brown- Get It
    Big Time Rush- Halfway There
    Get Cool- Shawty Got Moves
    Jennifer Lopez ft. Pitbull- Dance Again
    Superchick- One More

    just some of my favorites :) - 4/18/2012   12:38:57 PM
  • 8
    Wow, am I out of it when it comes to music, I hardly recognize any of those songs. I will have to check them out, kind of tired of the songs I've been using in my workout playlist. - 4/18/2012   12:33:19 PM
  • 7
    Shakira's "Waka Waka (Estos es Africa)"! - 4/18/2012   11:38:38 AM
    Kyler, I do! I generally use my phone and play the "Hard Rock Strength Training" station on Pandora. It's awesome! - 4/18/2012   11:30:57 AM
  • 5
    Breathe Carolina and My Chemical Romance have great fast songs. I Can't workout without them! - 4/18/2012   11:30:31 AM
    My favorite:
    "Sexy and I know it" by LMFAO
    "Welcome to the Jungle" by Guns n Roses
    "Once bitten twice shy" Great White
    "TNT" by AC/DC

    - 4/18/2012   11:30:26 AM
  • 3
    Love Sexy and I know it by LMFAO and Stronger by Kelly. Clarkson - 4/18/2012   10:58:44 AM
  • 2
    Does anyone else listen to heavy metal/hard rock when working out? That's what gets me pumped. 5 favorites now have to be:
    back for more- Five Finger Death Punch
    Do What You Do- Mudvayne
    Nightmare- Avenged Sevenfold
    Perfect Insanity- Disturbed
    Come Whatever May- Stone Sour
    (And for when I'm going up a horrible hill on a run) 100 Ways to Hate (remix)- 5FDP

    Anyone have any suggestions along those lines? Looking for heavy metal without the screaming - 4/18/2012   10:46:21 AM
  • 1
    Right now I'm loving Cobra Starship's "Hot Mess." Always makes me want to bust a move. =) - 4/18/2012   10:17:32 AM

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