Summer is just around the corner, and we all know that it’ll be bathing suit season before you know it! For many of us, we’ll be trying to work off a few extra pounds we may have gained during this year. Here are a few songs that are sure to motivate you during your next workout! For added inspiration, check out “Freshman 15” blogs by HC TCNJ’s Allie and Cammie.
1. Please Don't Stop the Music by Rihanna
“The song is fast and upbeat and keeps me going and energized. “ –Amanda Porraspita, sophomore marketing major
2. United States of Pop (Blame It On the Pop) by DJ Earworm
“This is a mix of 25 songs, so you never get bored! It’s about 5 minutes long… [and] has a consistent beat in the background for a warm up/cool down pace.” –Lindsey Hardifer, junior graphic design major
3. Lights and Sounds by Yellowcard
“The upbeat tempo with the electric guitars always makes me run faster when I am on the treadmill or going for a jog around my neighborhood.” –Hilarey Wojtowicz, sophomore journalism/professional writing major
4. Fumbles O'Brian by Attack Attack!
“I absolutely love the pseudo ‘gangsta’ feeling it has with the opening…. It just gets me pumped!” –Gabby Castelan, junior journalism/professional writing major
5. Take Over Control by Afrojack ft. Eva Simons
“When you're running you need a good beat and something that makes you push yourself to the next level and get a really good work out.” –Christina Rosano
6. Wannabe by Spice Girls
“I have to jump around when I hear it… It has a great beat that makes you want to move your tush! Plus, nothing's better to get you motivated than a great song from your childhood!” –Stefanie Vitale, junior journalism/professional writing major
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