Working out can be a hard slog, can’t it? So why not put some fun into your exercises by adding a bit of great music to the occasion?
If you want to be inspired to work out harder and for longer then the following are 5 of the songs that you should put on your playlist the next time you go to the gym or you feel like getting in the mood to start betting on Canada’s sports, why not?!
You Shook Me All Night Long – AC/DC
Do you find that the sound of crashing guitars and driving drums help you to find more energy when you are pushing your body to the limit? If so then this classic from AC/DC is perfect for you.
Turn it up loud and feel how the adrenalin pumps through your body as the Young brothers rock out.
Shut up and Dance – Walk the Moon
The fantastic rhythm of this dance song is enough to get anyone up to dance, but will it get you working out better? The truth is that that this song is the kind of music that you just don’t want to ever stop.
Give it a try if you want to find the motivation deep inside you. You might be surprised to find how quickly this song flies past while you are running, lighting weights or doing whatever other exercises you prefer.
Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
This pop classic has just the right rhythm and feel good factor to get you working out better than ever before. It is one of those songs that you will want to listen to over and over again once you realise that it gives you a huge energy boost.
Just put on your headphones and turn up the volume to see it work its magic.
Katrina & the Waves – Walking on Sunshine
Walking on Sunshine is a song that is traditionally used in movies to show that our hero has finally fallen in love against all the odds. Yet, it is also the sort of happy and uplifting song that will give your arms and legs that extra boost of energy that you need.
One of the great things about listening to music at the gym is that it gives you the chance to enjoy classic songs like this that you might not have heard in years. Why not make the effort to find other terrific old songs like this that inspire you to work out like never before.
Kelly Clarkson – Since U Been Gone
Whether or not you can relate to the break up lyrics, there is no denying that Kelly’s finest moment is just perfect for getting physical with. If you are on the treadmill or exercise bike then expect to find your body to speed up to match the rhythm of Since U Been Gone.
You might even find that you put it on again as soon as it finishes, to keep your workout as intense.
It’s My Life – Bon Jovi
From back in 2000, this inspiring song from Bon Jovi could be exactly what you need to get your blood pumping and your muscles working. Jon is in fine form and the powerful lyrics about taking control of your life could be the extra motivation that you need.
Even if you’ve never really liked this rock band before you might find that they are ideal for working out to.
Of course, it is also great fun to look for other songs you love to work out to. What great music would you recommend to friends at the gym?