There’s a lot to be said for fussing over a playlist–pruning old tracks, trying out new ones, and so on. For the truly dedicated, there’s more you can do by considering tempos, building intervals into a mix, and the like. However, there are also times, when you just want to get out and go. This is the playlist for those times.
The mix below kicks off with Ariana Grande’s aptly-titled “Break Free” and builds steadily toward the climactic medley from Pitch Perfect 2. Along the way, you’ll be treated to 60 minutes of tracks–each of which earned a recent spot in our monthly top 10 polls. Club acts like Yellow Claw turn up alongside veteran rockers The Offspring while pop stars like Demi Lovato throw down beside college radio favorites Tegan & Sara. In short, the songs are proven to get you moving and varied enough to keep you interested. When you need to get out the door in a jiffy, you’ll find everything you need below.
Ariana Grande & Zedd – Break Free – 130 BPM
Yellow Claw & Ayden – Till It Hurts – 146 BPM
One Direction – Drag Me Down – 139 BPM
Elle King – Ex’s & Oh’s – 140 BPM
Breathe Carolina & Karmin – Bang It Out – 130 BPM
Demi Lovato – Confident – 130 BPM
The Offspring – Coming for You – 140 BPM
Armin van Buuren & Trevor Guthrie – This is What It Feels Like – 130 BPM
Fall Out Boy – Uma Thurman – 149 BPM
Tegan & Sara – Closer – 138 BPM
Walk the Moon – Work This Body – 135 BPM
Dragonette – Let It Go – 131 BPM
Paramore – Still into You – 137 BPM
Sheppard – Geronimo – 142 BPM
The Barden Bellas – World Championship Finale 2 – 130 BPM
To find more workout songs, folks can check out the free database at Run Hundred. Visitors can browse the song selections there by genre, tempo, and era to find the music that best fits with their particular workout routine.