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I was just wondering what everyone's favorite songs are to listen to while working out. I'll make a list in this post, and update it every time someone suggest more songs.

EDIT: There are some cool down songs at the bottom. Thanks to everyone that's contributed!


Exercising Songs:

"Animals" - Nickelback

"Vertigo" - U2

"Stronger" - Kanye West

"Pump It" - Black Eyed Peas

"Temperature" - Sean Paul

"Kiss Kiss" - Chris Brown Ft. T-Pain

"Butterfly" - Crazy Town

"Hit Me Up" - Gia Farrell

"Shut Up And Drive" - Rihanna

"Icky Thump" - The White Stripes

"U + UR Hand" - Pink

"Snake Devil" - Scary Kids Scaring Kids

"One Step Closer" - Linkin Park (Actually, almost any Linkin Park song is good)

Anything by Britney Spears

The Independents, Ramones, Misfits (or any classic punk)

Salt n pepa

Black Sabbath (It isn't fast but it makes me walk a little harder)

Summertime by Kenny Chesney (It gets me excited about summer and seems to motivate me)

Ladies and Gentlemen by Saliva

FERGIE and the Black Eyed Peas

Maple Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin

Sexy Back by Justin Timberlake

California by TuPak



Any Clubland Extreme Hardcore (for Cardio)

Slipknot or In Flames (for weight lifting and Boxercise)

Disney Soundtracks (Like Hercules, Mulan, Tarzan, Aladdin, and A Goofy Movie)

Foo Fighters, White Stripes, Rage Against the Machine, Wolfmother etc.

Let It Go- Keyshia Cole

Calabria- Enur feat. Natasja

Float On- Modest Mouse

Blood Red Summer- Coheed and Cambria

Like A Boy- Ciara

Paralyzer- Finger Eleven

Kidnap the Sandy Claws- Danny Elfman [from Nightmare Before Christmas]

Mr. Brightside- the Killers

Kiss- Prince


Cool Down Songs:

Bubbly - Colbie Calliat

Over You - Daughtry

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I have a very eclectic list of songs that I listen to everyday and it keeps things interesting.  Here are a few of my favorite pump songs or groups.


1.  Anything by Britney Spears (I can't belive I just said that)
2.  The Independents, Ramones, Misfits or any classic punk
3.  Salt n pepa (I love Short Dick Man and Shoop)
4.  Black Sabbath (It isn't fast but it makes me walk a little harder)
5.  Summertime by Kenny Chesney  (It gets me excited about summer and seems to motivate me)
6.  Ladies and Gentlemen by Saliva
7.  FERGIE and the Black Eyed Peas
8.  Maple Leaf Rag by Scott Joplin (I told you it was eclectic)
9.  Sexy Back by Justin Timberlake    and finally ....
10.  California by TuPak

That is probably my 10 faves to walk to


QUEEN'S LIFE AID ALBUMN/LIVE = that's all I need to get me going!  Diane - Nevada.

Or if not:  Bob Segar's NINE TONIGHT - do both, and you'll be sore the next day!  Smile - Diane - Nevada

Any Clubland Extreme Hardcore for Cardio - the faster the BPM the faster it makes me work out.

Slipknot or In Flames for weight lifting and Boxercise - nothing like a bit of rage for lifting heavier or punching harder!

I actually love Disney Soundtracks. Like Hercules, Mulan, Tarzan, Aladdin, and A Goofy Movie.

People think I'm weird, but I just get so pumped when I hear "Go the Distance" or "Make a Man out of You."

Foo Fighters, Linkin Park, White Stripes, Rage Against the Machine, Wolfmother etc.

I like to listen to stuff I can sing along with when I'm on my bike at home. It doesn't go over so well at the gym though. But I find I get even more of a workout If I'm trying to belt out some Dave Grohl screams while I'm pedalling away. LOL.

hahaha funny you ask i just redid my running play list

 1. Let It Go- Keyshia Cole

2. Calabria- Enur feat. Natasja

3. Float On- Modest Mouse

4. Blood Red Summer- Coheed and Cambria

5. Like A Boy- Ciara

6. Paralyzer- Finger Eleven

7. Kidnap the Sandy Claws- Danny Elfman [from Nightmare Before Christmas]

8. Mr. Brightside- the Killers

9. Kiss- Prince Laughing

10. Bubbly- Colbie Calliat

11. Over You- Daughtry


The italicized songs are my cool down songs :)

I am a big fan of the new emoish/punkish/ pop music when I work out.

Like: Fall Out Boy, The Killers, Boys Like Girls, Panic! at the Disco, etc. It is relatively fast-paced and bouncy. Hip hop is decent for that too, Missy Elliot, Justin Tiberlake, etc.

i love the Romantics "What I like about you"
I love listening to The Faint while working out cause there songs start kind of slower and end rather fast.
As dorky as it sounds, I LOVE listening to the Newsies soundtrack when I'm getting ready to do anything. =]
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Black Tide-Shockwave

Icon of Coil-Fiction

Grand Funk Railroad-Footstompin' music

Pat Travers Band-Snortin' whiskey (live)

Saga-On the Loose

RIOT-Swords & Tequilla

Symphony X- Domination

Dick Dale-Nitro

Alice Cooper- Elected (tis the season)

Indigenous-Shame, Shame



Twice - Mission of Burma (also good as entrance music)
Threshold Apprehension - Frank Black (of Pixies fame)
Freak Scene - Dinosaur Jr.
Graveyard Shift - Uncle Tupelo
Smallpox Champion - Fugazi
16 Days - Whiskeytown
Pavement Saw - Big Black
We've Got Your Money - Big Boys
Rehab - Amy Whinehouse (out of place on the list, but still good)

Oh, and...

Daft Punk is Playing in my House Tonight - LCD Sound System
I don't have a full list but Christina Aguilera's Fighter song definetly gets me pumped!
Anything metal gets my juices flowing!  I hate getting in the fitness room to find somebody else there first watching Dr. Phil or Maury.  How the hell do you get pumped up watching that crap?

i totally agree with the faint. pretty much all of their stuff is perfect for a light workout. on sweaty days i grab and album by Static-X. their latest is perfect. heck, all their stuff is perfect. Noisex is good too if i want no lyrics.

I guess I am "old school" mp3 player starts out with a few Prince songs.. mostly from Diamonds a Peal cd.....PUSH is a good one.....then I like Bee Gee's...Jive Talkin, Tragedy, Stayin Alive......I mix in some others like Lady Marmelaid, Survivor, The Bongo Song.....for a cool down I like James Taylor, Steamroller and Mellow Yellow.....


This works for me anyway

Definitely some remixed techno songs of newish pop songs if im getting ready for a real aerobic workout, but here's some other songs I love to work out to:

Voodoo Child, We're Coming Home, Don't You Wanna Feel and I Never Liked You all by Rogue Traders (with Natalie Bassingthwaighte)/This Heart Attack by Faker/Burning For You by B.O.C/All Around Me and Cassie by Flyleaf/ Boston by Augustana/Wheel in the Sky by Journey/Rag Doll by Aerosmith/Scars by Papa Roach/Long Time by Boston.

Kind of an eclectic mix but they're all awesome to work out to, especially Papa Roach.


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Okay I'm 14 and I do a LOT of training for rowing, and some songs I find myself being pumped up to are (Bearing in mind there are way more but these are just off the top of my head) :


Uprising - Muse

Remember The Name - Fort Minor

Pump It - Black Eyed Peas

Feeling Filthy - Unknown

Silly Boy - Eva Simons

Show Me The Money - Petey Pablo

Anything By The Prodigy, but some faves - Take me to the Hospital, Spitfire, Hotride, Voodoo People

RATM (Anything, but again some faves) - How I Could Just Kill A Man, Killing In the Name, Fistful of Steel

Love Game - Lady Gaga

See You Again - Miley Cyrus

Move Along - AAR


And that's only what I can think of right now =]


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anything ACDC or theres this pretty good song called Wolf Like Me by Tv on the Radio

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