My whole life, I have been a big believer in the premise that a song can change everything…a mood, a setting, a memory, a life. Seriously, I should have been born in a musical as I always find songs to fit most occasions in life.  My iPhone is like a musical diary, where I create playlists nearly every month. I have playlists for sleep, relaxation, and yes I ever made a playlist back when my son was colickly designed specifically so I didn’t pull my hair out when he would scream bloody murder.

My workout is no exception and I find that I workout better and longer if I’m listening to music. I walk into the gym, put my Beats wireless headphones, turn the volume way up and escape to a whole new world. The base often times with my steps on the elliptical making me keep a pace, the songs encourage me to keep going. I can’t even imagine my workout without music.

I usually listen to music from my iPhone playlist.  I mix up my playlist with motivational songs (songs where I just love the message) and purely musical songs (the songs where I don’t care what they are singing about, I just love the beat).

Recently, I have discovered an App called FitRadio which for $2.99 a month you can listen to workout music from Top 40 songs to Pop. I have recently tried the Elliptical play list which I thought was fantastic and I haven’t been disappointed yet with the selections.I normally put on the Top 40 playlist and workout. The playlist is long, so you can definitely get your workout in easily.  Definitely worth a couple dollars a month especially if you need some new music for your Workout.

I also recently purchased NOW! That’s What I Call Music Workout 2017 Edition.  This is a great album to get you going on a workout with remixes of popular songs.

But overall, I go to my own Workout Playlist when I work out. I have been working on this playlist for awhile, and so far I’ve got it the way I want. Sure there are times that I want something new, but that’s what I use FitRadio for.

So without further adieu – here is the Recovering Carbie Kick-Ass Workout Playlist. I listen to this on shuffle, so order does not matter.

Word Up! – Little Mix

Can’t Touch It – Ricki-Lee

Confident – Demi Lavato

Whistle (While you work it) – Katy Tiz

Dancing Nancies – Dave Matthews Band

Let’s Go – Trick Daddy

Shut up and Dance – Walk the Moon

Fireball – Pitbull

All I do is Win – DJ Khaled

Walk this Way – Run DMC

On Top of the World – Imagine Dragons

Can’t Stop the Feeling – Justin Timberlake

Me Too – Meghan Trainor

Pompeii – Bastille

Bang Dem Sticks – Meghan Trainor

Shake it Off – Taylor Swift

Applause – Lady Gaga

Thunderstruck – AC/DC

Back in Black – AC/DC

Problem – Ariana Grande

Swagger Jagger – Cher Lloyd

Bust a Move – Young MC

Born this Way – Lady Gaga

Stronger – Kelly Clarkson

Express Yourself – Madonna

Survivor – Destiny’s Child

The Climb – Miley Cyrus

U Got the Look – Prince

Wind it Up – Gwen Stefani

Just a Girl – No Doubt

Ur + Ur Hand – Pink

So What – Pink

That’s Not my Name – The Ting Tings

Waka Waka – Shakira

It’s Tricky – Run DMC

3 – Britney Spears

Bo$$ – Fifth Harmony

Eye of the Tiger – Survivor

Hey Mama – David Guetta

Work Bitch – Britney Spears

One, Two Step – Ciara

Let’s Get it Started – Black Eyed Peas

Just Dance – Lady Gaga

Lose Yourself – Eminem

Starships – Nicki Minaj

Cake by the Ocean – DNCE

Work it – Missy Elliott

Radioactive – Imagine Dragons

Fighter – Christina Aguilera

Roar – Katy Perry

S&M – Rihanna

Fergalicious – Fergie

Don’t Cha – The Pussycat Dolls

When I Grow Up – The Pussycat Dolls

It Takes Two – Rob Base

Get Back up Again – Trolls Soundtrack

Music – Madonna

24K Magic – Bruno Mars

Faith – George Michael

My Prerogative – Britney Spears

Send me on My Way – Rusted Root

HandClap – Fitz & the Tantrums

Emergency – Icona Pop

Wings – Little Mix

Come out and Play – The Offspring

Bad Man  – Pitbull

Fight Song (Dave Aude Remix Edit)  – Rachel Platten

The Edge of Glory – Lady Gaga

How You Like me Now – Tony Lucca

There you go, some songs to add to your Workout Tune arsenal!

So what are you listening to during your workouts? What are your go-to songs?

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