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Music - Jan 15, 2018

Ten treadmill playlists to get you moving

Music might just be the motivating factor to keep you on track and in shape this year

Winter is the toughest time of year to hit the gym. Weight rooms are packed with New Year’s resolution crowds, lineups are long and the wind is howling outside – making the couch seem ever-more appealing. Luckily, Spotify has high-octane playlists to help you get back on your workout regime. Here’s some motivational music to make your gym trip a little less painful.

1. Throwback Workout

Relive the 2000s with this nostalgic playlist of 50-plus hip-hop hits. From Usher’s club anthem “Yeah!” to 50 Cent’s monster “In Da Club,” this soundtrack is as invigorating as they come.

2. Nike Running Tempo Mix

The runners among us won’t want to miss this über-inspiring road soundtrack. From Tegan and Sara to Franz Ferdinand, NikeWomen’s multi-genre collection of 600-plus songs will get you pounding the pavement.

3. Latin Dance Cardio

If cardio is your jam, you’re going to want to put this Zumba-inspired list into heavy rotation. Addictive hits like J Balvin and Willy William’s “Mi Gente” are sure to fuel marathon sweat sessions.

4. Workout

Pop fans will flock to this collection of 50 radio-friendly tracks from the likes of Taylor Swift, Rita Ora and Justin Bieber. Get your groove on.

5. Indie Workout

Indie Rock-minded gym rats have hit the jackpot with this playlist, which is packed with more than 250 swinging songs from The Strokes, The Killers, Spoon and others.

6. Fantastic K-Pop Workout

Nothing gets the blood pumping better than K-Pop. This playlist of South Korean-inspired, high-energy dance tracks is ideal for letting loose in the gym.

7. Riddim Reps

Having trouble breaking a sweat? Never fear, house music is here. With these electronic music tunes, from the likes of Andrea Oliva and Mario Ochoa, you’re sure to get into the zone.

8. The Rock Workout

Make your workout an epic one with this rock-inspired playlist. With head-banging hits like AC/DC’s “Back in Black” and insanely catchy tunes like “Seven Nation Army” from The White Stripes, these hard-driving songs are sure to put a spring in your step.

9. Cool Down

No workout would be complete with a good cool down. Stretch out with this chilled-out playlist of 50-plus songs from the likes of Enzo and Soul Secret.

10. Post Workout

You did it! Now you get to bask in the glow of all the endorphins with this hip-hop-infused collection of slow jams from Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Eminem.