6 Best Workout Songs of 2016 (So Far!)

2016 workout songsCan you believe 2016 is halfway behind us? While this year has been tearing along like a freight train, the music world has been treating us to really incredible tunes that are energizing and motivating. Here are our favorite 2016 workout songs,  so far …

2016 Workout Songs That Rock

1. Justin Timberlake, Can’t Stop the Feeling: J.T. is finally back to his old-school, “dance your pants off” music and the world is most grateful for that. See if you can resist a smile watching his video!

2. Meghan Trainer, No: All of those naysayers who claimed Meghan Trainer was an All About That Bass one-hit wonder are choking on their words now! The singer-songwriter keeps putting out hits like this catchy number that will make you want to push yourself harder through your workout.

3. Beyoncé, Don’t Hurt Yourself: Bey once again dropped a wicked amazing album when none of us were looking, and this song in particular is a butt-kicking wonder featuring blistering guitar from none other than Jack White. You want to bring the fierceness to your next Tabata drills? Crank this one up to 11 and get ready for an awesome sweat session. (Unavailable on Spotify.)

4. Pink, Just like Fire: Yaass, Pink is back! This infectious tune is from the Alice Through the Looking Glass soundtrack and has her trademark “dig deep and take it to the next level” lyrics that will give your motivation a case of the feels.

5. Rihanna (featuring Drake), Work: Can you believe Rhianna has 14 No. 1 singles? Of course you can — because she is the greatest! If you need a little extra incentive to take it up a notch, try listening to this as you work those muscles into a higher gear.

6. The Strumbellas, Spirits: The Strumbellas are a Canadian band that describes its sound as “folk pop-grass,” and this song in particular has been gaining in popularity all year because of its infectious chorus and joyful beat. It’s the perfect cool-down song after an invigorating workout.

What are your favorite workout tunes from 2016 so far? Where do you like to find new music? —Margo

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  1. Michelle says:

    I am adding all of these to my workout playlist!

    Some of my favorites right now are: GDFR and I Took a Pill in Ibiza. Nothing like a good workout jam.


  2. Very cool , motivational music . Definitely we will try to play it while we will do some hard workouts with our group in Poland

    team Tanie Odżywki

  3. Nice! As per studies, 53% people using a music player would motivate them to work out more frequently that helpful to increase the stamina, higher intensity, better concentration level and faster pace. I would love to add them in my play-list. Thanx for sharing. 🙂

  4. Except “Pink, Just like Fire” they are already in my workout playlist. I guess we have the same taste in music 🙂

  5. Corey says:

    I’d take David Guetta tracks and Michigan – Hold Up – definite heart pump right there! Never have been a fan of the heavy but bring the club life tot he gym and I’m there!

  6. Its a great playlist for hard workout but in my workout playlist I do have Rocky motivational songs. 🙂

  7. Swanson says:

    Pink’s music is very powerful and motivating!