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49. “I Don’t Care,” Ed Sheeran feat. Justin Bieber
But sometimes, all you need is the right song to give you the push you need to keep at it — whether running, biking or weight lifting. TIME is here to help with an essential workout playlist: a mix of songs that are tried-and-tested crowd favorites and some deeper cuts worth your attention from recent years and beyond. We sorted through hundreds of tunes to select the critical picks that help us get our hearts pumping at fitness classes or while working out solo. The end result: a list of 50 of the songs that are best used for motivating you while working out — whatever the activity, from running to weight-lifting to getting in your crunches.
YouTube is a great resource for music, and you can even use it to find playlists that music enthusiasts, DJs, and gym junkies have put together. These 10 YouTube workout playlists are perfect for running, lifting, spinning, and more. This minute playlist is packed with remixes featuring hit artists from If rap, hip hop, and rock are more your thing, check out this playlist of 71 powerful workout songs. This playlist is full of strong vocals and powerful rhythms. This is a truly versatile playlist meant to get you moving.