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Why Some Songs Just Make You Want to Move

Truth: If you play “Too Legit to Quit” during a workout, two things will happen:

1) I will do this with zero embarrassment (the hand gesture, not the dancing*):


And …

2) I will take my intensity to another level.


Turns out, this isn’t just because I’m a child of the early 90s and have a big ol’ soft spot for MC Hammer. It’s because SCIENCE!

Jazzercise.com put out this cool infographic with what makes up a really great workout song, and it’s pretty fascinating!

Anatomy of a Great Workout Song

What workout song pumps you up every time? Second on my list? “Another One Bites the Dust” by Queen. When Freddie does all those “heys,” oh man, it’s awesome. Jenn

*I wish I could dance like that though.

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