Motivating Music

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Workout music compilation CDs and dance mixes are other great sources for workout music that will get you going on those low-motivation days. Take some time to put together your own playlist so that it's easier to get through even the most challenging workout and look forward to working out again! Why not use music as a reward for meeting your goals? Once you reach a fitness milestone, download a new album or buy a new iPod. Talk about motivation!

From oldies and classics to hip-hop and contemporary rock, here are some ideas for your workout playlist:

Oldies Music Ideas for Workout Motivation

Born to Be Wild -- Steppenwolf
Dancing in the Streets -- Martha Reeves and The Vandellas
It's My Party -- Lesley Gore
Jailhouse Rock -- Elvis Presley
Brown-Eyed Girl -- Van Morrison
Louie, Louie -- Kingsmen
Respect -- Aretha Franklin
Rockin' Robin -- Bobby Day (or Jackson 5)
Wake Up Little Susie -- Everly Brothers
Summer in the City -- Lovin' Spoonful

Contemporary Music Ideas for Workout Motivation

Stronger --Kanye West
Shake It -- Metro Station
I Don't Feel Like Dancing -- Scissor Sisters
Fergalicious -- Fergie
Pump It -- The Black Eyed Peas
Hollaback Girl -- Gwen Stefani
American Idiot -- Green Day
The Beautiful People -- Marilyn Manson
Single Ladies --" Beyonce
Float On -- Modest Mouse
Party in the USA - Miley Cyrus