Even a highly motivated person can sometimes feel uninspired to hit the gym or their own personal workout equipment and dig in for a few hours. When that’s the case, the best solution you can utilize is music. For many, music is a motivational tool to not just get them out of bed in the morning, but also to put on their running shoes and go for a morning jog. For others, it could be that one specific song that helps them push themselves just a little harder. Whatever the role music plays in your life if you’re feeling unmotivated or uninspired to start working out, consider adding some of these songs to your fitness playlist.
1. Work – Iggy Azalea
This song is beat-heavy and the lyrics are motivational to make you jump out of bed and hit the equipment. Whether you choose to fall into the rhythm or use its lyrics to grit through some weight lifting, this song is a must-have on your playlist.
2. Run The World – Beyonce
She’s a Queen for a reason. For the lady out there, this song is more of an anthem than anything else. It’s sure to give you the energy boost you need to tear up the treadmill or race up against that hill. Run the world and run your exercise.
3. Harder Better Faster Stronger – Daft Punk
Oldies are goodies, and this one from Daft Punk is a perfect song to push yourself with some strength training. High-paced with a rhythm that helps you dig in, you can be sure to push through your weight lifts until your arms are shaking.
4. The Monster – Eminem, Rihanna
For those who are looking to make themselves monster-tough, then they can do no wrong with this song on their playlist. With the spitting lyrics of Eminem and the slower rhythms of Rihanna, this song gives a push when you need it and moments to relax and cool down between.
5. Shoot To Thrill – AC/DC
Popularly used in Iron Man 2, you too can prepare for your own personal iron man by adding this song to your playlist. With guitar riffs to send you flying through your routine and lyrics to keep you focused on your goal, it’s a must-have.
6. Safe With Me – Sam Smith
If your preferred method of workout is some yoga and meditation, then try the calmer and smooth tones of Sam Smith. This song encourages safety and comfort, and you can utilize those feelings to perfect your form. It can also work as a cool down song after your workout.