We know that nothing gets you through your workout like music—a good melody to distract from the pain, a steady rhythm to keep the pace or a jolt of extra emotion to get you closer to the finish line.
And though your local gym might think that a mix of throbbing pop music works for everyone, we’ve compiled some of our favorite workout songs into 10 unique playlists ranging from classic rock to hip hop to, well, throbbing pop music. This playlist features 10 knock-out tracks for your boxing workout.
If you’re ever going to be an Electric Warrior, you’ve got to listen to some T. Rex.
Andrew W.K. says anything can be a party, even hitting that heavy bag.
Nothing says “Let’s get ready for a bar brawl” like Flogging Molly.
This tune goes straight past your ears and into your bones.
The count-off alone is faster than the most ruthless instructor.
The London-based band’s first album just came out this month, and “Hit Me” is both energetic and activity-appropriate.
Instant spring in your step.
The pace starts a little slower, but the thumping guitars never let up.
Punch Brothers. Too obvious?
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