The Best Playlists For Working Out

The Best Playlists For Working Out

When it comes to working out, setting the right mood is essential. From playlists for yogis and runners, to selections designed to give you an energy boost if you’re flagging, here are 16 Spotify playlists to download now.

BEST FOR: Early-Morning Routines

The ideal soundtrack to your morning yoga session, from sun salutations to daily stretches.

BEST FOR: Lifting Weights

This playlist has 7.5m followers for a reason. From Nicki Minaj to David Guetta and Sia, Beast Mode will help you power through.

BEST FOR: Feeling Upbeat

Whitney Simmons dedicates her time to helping others take care of their bodies. Here she shares her favourite chart-friendly tracks for an upbeat and positive workout.

BEST FOR: An Endorphin Boost

This playlist aims to help you train hard with a motivating mix that includes cuts from Radiohead, Tame Impala and The White Stripes.

BEST FOR: When You Need An Extra Push

This beat-focused hip-hop selection is all about getting you to the next level of fitness. Features tracks from Gucci Mane and Big Narstie.

BEST FOR: A Chilled-Out Yoga Session

This is new-age music for balancing mind and body. With more than ten hours of music, just hit shuffle each time you need to create a relaxing atmosphere.

BEST FOR: A Gentle Jog

This 80-strong mix features soft electronic music for running to – ideal for a destressing workout at the end of the day.

BEST FOR: Outdoor Running

This pop and electronica-driven running mix starts out at 170bpm, climbing up towards 175bpm for the final songs and a strong finish.

BEST FOR: A Bout Of Nostalgia

OutKast, Destiny’s Child, Missy Elliott… This high-energy mix features some of the biggest and best hits of the 2000s.

BEST FOR: Hitting The Gym

Turn up the volume on this synth-focused selection, which will power up your gym session via the likes of LCD Soundsystem, M83 and Todd Terje.

BEST FOR: The Fun Factor

This 80s selection harks back to the songs and soundtracks we all know and love – think Prince, Whitney Houston and Chaka Khan. Leg warmers and spandex not required.

BEST FOR: Those Who Aren’t Into Club Bangers

If pulsing club classics aren’t your thing when it comes to exercising, allow these indie hits to soundtrack your run instead. Features songs from Foals, The Strokes and Haim.

BEST FOR: A Fun Twist on HIIT

High-intensity tracks for an alternative workout from the likes of Chvrches, Tame Impala and Crystal Castles.

BEST FOR: When You Need A Steady Pace

This sub two-hour playlist – which focuses on artists such as The Chainsmokers, Jabberwocky and Ed Sheeran – offers fresh slices of tropical house and pop vibes at around 190/195bpm.

BEST FOR: Pilates Fans

Allow these chill house tracks to power up your Pilates session.

BEST FOR: Cooling Down

Soft, relaxing music designed for workout recovery.

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