Fitness with Finesse: 10 Songs to Motivate You During Your Workout

We all know that triumphant feeling when you finally get yourself to go to the gym. You’ve got your favorite workout leggings on and brand new Nike shoes laced up, but once you get started on the treadmill it can be hard to get yourself to actually work hard. Next time you’re struggling to keep yourself motivated, put these 10 songs on your playlist and get ready to get your workout on!

1. “Let’s Get It Started” by The Black Eyed PeasGet your workout started with some classic Black Eyed Peas.

2. “Jumpin’, Jumpin’” by Destiny’s ChildGet your workout jumpin’ with this throwback that’s sure to get you working hard.

3. “Live Your Life” by T.I. feat. RihannaWith T.I. coming to Gainesville for Gator Growl, be sure to add this to your workout playlist and sweat it off to his beats.

4. “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” by Kelly ClarksonThis song will get through the mid-workout slump when you’re feeling tired and weak, but what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger!

5. “Lip Gloss” by Lil MamaEven if your lip gloss isn’t poppin’, your workout will be after this song comes on.

6. “Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick LamarA little Taylor Swift will always put you in a better mood, and this song is perfect for working out.

7. “Crazy In Love” by Beyoncé feat. Jay-ZThis duo will keep you going as you push your way to your workout goals!

8. “Girl on Fire” by Alicia KeysNear the end of your workout you might be feeling like you’re so hot that you’re actually on fire. But Alicia will remind you you’re really on fire because of how hard you’re working.

9. “Here It Goes Again” by OK GoThis upbeat tune will keep you going as the treadmill just goes around again and again.

10. “Roar” by Katy PerryFinish your workout strong, and roar! (Okay, maybe not out loud, but in your head will suffice.)

Use this playlist to get yourself to the gym and get yourself moving! Get ready to be pumped up next time you head to Southwest Recreation Center or hit the paths of Gainesville for a run. Keep yourself moving and sing along to these new workout songs.