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In my last post, I suggested making a new playlist to get motivated to get back to working out. Here are a few of my favorite tunes when I need that extra push to get back on track.

For the heavy-lifting gym day:
• Ready for War – 50 cent
• Numb/Encore – Jay-Z & Linkin Park
• Monster (feat. Jay-Z, Bon Iver, Rick Ross, & Nicki Minaj) – Kanye West
• Roman’s Revenge (feat. Eminem) – Nicki Minaj
• Furiously Dangerous (feat. Slaughterhouse and Claret Jai) – Ludacris
• No Hands (feat. Wale & Roscoe Dash) – Waka Flocka Flame
• Welcome to Detroit (feat. Eminem) – Trick Trick
• No Pain No Gain – Scorpions
• Aftershock – Van Halen
• Sleep Now in the Fire – Rage Against the Machine

For the running-to-vent day:
• I Stand Alone – Godsmack
• Monster – Skillet
• Bleed it Out – Linkin Park
• Points of Authority/99 Problems/One Step Closer – Jay-Z & Linkin Park
• Kickstart My Heart – Motley Crue
• Battery – Metallica
• Cowboys from Hell – Pantera
• Eye of the Storm – Killswitch Engage

For the sunny beachside workout:
• Breathing – Jason Derulo
• Mirrors – Natalia Kills
• Pound the Alarm – Nicki Minaj
• Drive By – Train
• Pon de Replay – Rihanna
• Princes of the Universe – Queen
• Finally Found You (feat. Sammy Adams) – Enrique Iglesias
• Written in the Stars feat. Eric Turner) – Tinie Tempah
• Can’t Hold Us (feat. Ray Dalton) – Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
• Titanium (feat. Sia) – David Guetta
• Wild Ones (feat. Sia) – Flo Rida
• Bye Bye Bye – ‘N Sync

For the post-workout stretching:
• Iridescent – Linkin Park
• Hands Held High – Linkin Park
• Youtopia – Armin Van Buuren
• Mirror (feat. Bruno Mars)- Lil Wayne
• When I’m Gone – Eminem
• I Was Here – Beyonce
• Fly (feat. Rihanna) – Nicki Minaj
• Drops of Jupiter – Train
• Wind of Change – Scorpions
• The Zepher Song – Red Hot Chili Peppers

I hope this list helps those of you who are stuck in a rut to get out of it and get back in the pool, on the track, on the court, or in the gym!

If you have your own playlists, share them with us! 🙂

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