Listening to upbeat songs while exercising can help you feel motivated and energised to reach your end goal. Here are five tracks that are sure to keep you moving and training harder.
#Survivor - Destiny’s Child “I*’m a survivor, I’m not gon’ give up, I’m not gon’ stop, oh, I’m gon’ work harder*."
This golden oldie will surely motivate you to keep going until the end when you’re exercising. The lyrics offer a mental boost while the beat will make your workout session fun and full of energy.
Level Up - Ciara
“Oh, you can talk all you want, see me, I see greater, nothing I’m afraid of, and I can have it all.”
When you need to do your best, what’s better than Ciara asking you to level up? The chorus will have you feeling motivated while the beat will keep your body moving.
Good As Hell - Lizzo
“Baby how you feelin’? Feeling good as hell, feeling good as hell, baby how you feelin’? Feeling good as hell.”
This song is perfect if you need a song to lift your mood- it’ll get you feeling good and in the right mental space to start and finish your workout session without a doubt!
Don’t Start Now - Dua Lipa
“Don’t show up, don’t come out, don’t start caring about me now. Walk away, you know how, don’t start caring about me now.”
Yes, this song is about heartbreak, but it does have an ‘I can do’ attitude to it. You’ll definitely feel a sense of determination and self-sufficiency when listening to it. This track will motivate you to feel like you can do this, and that you don’t need anybody but yourself to keep going.
Giant - Calvin Harris feat. Rag’n’Bone Man
“I am a giant, stand up on my shoulders, tell me what you see, cause I’m a giant, we’ll be breaking boulders, underneath our feet.”
This is the perfect song to listen to towards the end of your workout, especially if you’re feeling like you want to give up. It’ll keep you going by reminding you that you’re a giant, while the strong beat will keep you on your feet.
Your workout playlist should be full of songs that instantly make you feel motivated and energised. Music has the power to influence us and allow us to dig deep within ourselves and release our inner strength. What’s your ultimate fitness track? Share it with us on our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Happy exercising!