10 Motivating Songs You Need On Your Gym Playlist, Immediately

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  • Our present to you for 2014? The ultimate workout playlist. So slip back into those neglected lycra leggings because here are 10 motivating songs that are sure get you moving again.

    1. Wake Me Up – Avicii 

    Guaranteed to break a sweat within minutes AND get you excited for Saturday night all in four-and-a-half minutes. This is our secret gym gem.

    2. Sweet Nothing – Calvin Harris Feat. Florence Welch
    A fail-safe tune to get you well on your way to a fierce cardio session – especially if you’re a fan of running to the beat. When the chorus kicks in, expect your energy levels to explode because you can’t help but fist-pump and hair-whip to this belter.
    3. Sexy And I Know It – LMFAO 
    He’s right. You’re sexy, and if you don’t know it by the end of this song you’ll probably need to listen to it again.
    4. Technologic – Daft Punk
    Not only will this song take you back to your clubbing days, causing you to maintain one unwavering rhythm, but it’ll remind you of how incredibly pert your body was 9 years ago when this dance track was released. You’ll be moving at high speed in no time.

    5. Rockafeller Skank – Fatboy Slim

    He was a fatboy that turned slim (ok, we know that’s not the real reason behind Norman Cook’s DJ name) but we can use this fabricated story to inspire us, right?

    6. Womanizer – Britney Spears

    Feel like the most mesmerising, sassy mover in the room as you grind and wind on the treadmill to Brit’s sexiest ever song. Noone will stare, promise.

    7. Club Can’t Handle Me – Flo Rida Feat. David Guetta

    When you’re beginning to flag and flail, Flo Rida’s club hit will give you the extra push you desperately need when your thighs are BURNING.

    8. Need U (100%) – Duke Dumont feat. A*M*E 

    Besides making you want to clap the entire way through this workout song, Duke Dumont’s summer track won’t fail to turn that gym-induced grimace into something resembling a smile.

    9. We Found Love – Rihanna Feat. Calvin Harris

    A subtle reminder of your sun-drenched holiday last summer, Rihanna’s feel-good beats will get you bikini ready just in time for your 2014 trip. Move over Bey, they’ll be a new peachy booty in town.

    10. Salt-N-Pepa – Push It

    Spend your last five minutes making it the workout of champions by cranking up the level and increasing the hill tilt as Salt-N-Pepa push you to your personal best. If this old classic can’t do it, nothing can.

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