The perfect workout music for your playlist

By Josh Wolmer and Zach Kraft1851 Staff

Speaker blasting music in the weight room.
Photo by Josh Wolmer

If listening to a specific playlist helps you feel inspired, this miniature workout playlist is for you. These 10 songs each have a different sound, but all work together to get your blood pumping and your mind focused on the goal.

  1. WWE: Undisputed (The Undisputed Era) – CFO$

This song is the perfect way to get you going, as the song has perfect timing between beats to help you feel motivated throughout your workout.  Hearing the bass of the music encourages you to work hard and push yourself to your limits.

  1. More (RedOne Jimmy Joker Remix) – Usher

This remix is fast paced and upbeat, making it the perfect song to create a workout rhythm to. The song works well with lifting. Every beat can be another rep on the bench, squat, or deadlift.   

  1. When Legends Rise – Godsmack

The lyrics inspire you to be the best that you can be. You will feel as if you are the legend that is coming.  This is a hard rock song that keeps your spirits high and is the perfect get-going track at the beginning of the workout.  

  1. Judas – Fozzy

This is a fast-paced and heavy song that gets you in the zone instantly.  The lyrics are very catchy, so try not get distracted.  

  1. Enter Sandman – Metallica 

This classic is a must-have for any workout playlist.  The song is fast-paced and has a heavy beat to push you toward your goal.  

  1. Alright – Kendrick Lamar

This song is about the contentment with the grind of life. It has a very upbeat rhythm and is inspiring when you are exercising.

  1. Quittin you – The Band Perry

This is a country song about letting go of a guy. If you don’t relate to the lyrics, you can use this song as a metaphor for quitting bad habits and remind you why you’re working out in the first place. 

  1. Talk you out of it – Florida Georgia line

This country song is a personal favorite. It has a slower rhythm than the others, but it’s a feel-good song with a great beat. Listening to your favorite song can help to get you up and moving. 

  1. Critical acclaim – Avenged Sevenfold

This is a heavy metal song. It has a long interlude, and when the beat kicks in, it hits hard. It’s a great song to get fired up.

  1. We Belong – Pat Benatar

This is an 80’s song about belonging to nature and belonging together. It’ll definitely put you in a positive mindset.

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