10 Songs That Will Get You Pumped Up for Your Next Workout

We asked trainers, instructors, and fitness enthusiasts for their top picks.

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You know what's the worst? Forgetting your headphones. You know what's the worst of the worst? Forgetting your headphones when you're going to the gym. Who wants to hear the clink-clanking of dumbbells and the hoo-aaahing of dudebros when they're trying to get their sweat on? Not us!

Besides, we don't know about you, but we always have a better workout when we've got a playlist to match our moves. So the next time you head to the gym, two things: 1. Don't forget your headphones. 2. Don't forget to listen to a playlist full of trainer- and fitness enthusiast-approved tracks. Not sure about the second part? We've got just the list to get you started. (Listen to the full playlist on Spotify or at the bottom of this page!)

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'Intoxicated' by Martin Solveig and GTA

"[My favorite workout song is] definitely 'Intoxicated' by Martin Solveig," says Lauren Chiarello, New York City-based barre and Pilates teacher and founder of ChiChiLifeNYC.com. "It has a strong, driving beat that makes me want to move! Music lights up my soul."

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'The Buzz' by Hermitude feat. Mataya & Young Tapz

"This is a tough one because I consider myself an extremely musical person, therefore it changes frequently. But currently 'The Buzz' by Hermitude is my jam," says Chelsea Foss, instructor at BarMethod.

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'Sugar' by Robin Schulz feat. Francesco Yates

"I love 'Sugar' by Robin Schulz. It works for so many workouts in my FlyBarre class! It's just a great tune," says Tara Palsha Moats, instructor at FlyBarre.

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'Panda' by Desiigner

"My favorite song that gives me that extra boost during a workout is 'Panda' by Desiigner," says Naimah Jackman, instructor at 305 Fitness. "One time the song came on in a store while I was shopping with friends and I started busting out some dance moves. Seriously!"

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'Titanium' by David Guetta feat. Sia

"I love electronic music with a strong beat when I'm working out. It gets me focused and in the zone," says Denise Lee, founder and CEO of Alala. "One of my favorite songs to run or spin to is 'Titanium' by David Guetta featuring Sia. It's my girl power song!"

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'Viva La Vida' by Coldplay

"'Viva La Vida' by Coldplay. Enough said," says Kristin McGee, celebrity yoga and Pilates instructor in New York City.

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'Hands in the Air' by Timbaland feat. Ne-Yo

"I love hip-hop music and dance, so my go-to song is 'Hands in the Air' by Timbaland featuring Ne-Yo," says Lana Herzig, New York City-based personal trainer and instructor.

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'Vroom Vroom' by Charli XCX

"I have a few playlists full of my favorite songs that are sure to get me pumped up for my various sessions that day. Currently, my go-to song is 'Vroom Vroom' by Charli XCX," says Anna Kaiser, founder of AKT InMotion and celebrity fitness expert.

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'Ring the Alarm' by Beyoncé

"I always love playing 'Ring the Alarm' by Beyoncé," says Jason Tran, instructor at SWERVE Fitness.

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'Work This Body' by Walk the Moon

"It changes all the time, but I've been on a 'Work This Body' by Walk the Moon kick recently," says Amanda Russell, founder of Fit, Strong, and Sexy.

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