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  • Our Favorite Workout Songs

  • Refresh your workout playlist with these fun summer tunes.
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  • Are your workouts starting to feel a little...stale? Refresh your sweat sessions with a thumpin' new playlist. These fun summer tunes—which range from classic rock to Indie dance to hip-hop—will breathe some new life into your workouts. "Fancy"—Iggy Azalea feat. Charlie XCX Undoubtedly the unofficial song of the summer, this catchy hit from Australian hip-hop queen Iggy Azalea has topped the charts since June. This contagious, upbeat song will motivate you to go the extra mile or crank out that extra rep. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/133433134" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Reflections"—Misterwives Add some fun to your run with this catchy, contagious track from up-and-coming indie group Misterwives. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/127763690" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Shower"—Becky G This sugary summer hit is perfect for rocking out during a workout—or cruising around town with the top down. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/157923231" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "I'm Ready"—AJR Blending barbershop harmonies with electro-pop influences, this pop-infused debut from brother trio AJR will be stuck in your head all day long. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/110090629" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "One Minute More"—Capital Cities The "Safe and Sound" indie pop duo is back at it with yet another summer hit. Whether you're pounding pavement or pumping iron, this fun dance-pop tune will power you through the course. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/139902381" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Bring Em Home (Gold Jacket Remix)"—D.VELOPED A fun, whimsical mash-up of T.I.'s "Bring Em Out" and Edward Sharpe's "Home" that's full of little surprises (Lady Gaga, anyone?). [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/12505369" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Take You Higher (Radio Edit)"—Goodwill Hook & Sling This hidden gem of a song is so good, you'll want to hit "repeat" over and over again. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/26932768" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Can't Stop"—Red Hot Chili Peppers Twelve years later, this oldie-but-goodie still gets us. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/77850500" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "This is How We Do"—Katy Perry Amp up your sweat sesh with this sassy summer anthem from pop songstress Katy Perry. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/115689080" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Wasted"—Tiesto Dutch DJ Tiesto is known for churning out EDM hits, and "Wasted" doesn't disappoint. It's a poptastic, lighthearted tune that will make you want to drop your dumbbells and start dancing in the gym. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/145190806" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Love is All I Got"—Feed Me & Crystal Fighters  With infectious beats and smooth indie vocals, this little-known tune from Aussie electronic group Crystal Feeders makes the perfect anthem to any summer workout. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/117783623" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Summer"—Calvin Harris Calvin Harris's electro-influenced ballad will help you go the extra mile. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/143553285" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "We Found Love"—Rihanna (Feat. Calvin Harris) Filled with pulsating dance floor rhythms, "We Found Love" will never get old. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/23907786" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Changes"—Waul feat. WadAd Add this catchy dance hit to your workout playlist. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/111295140" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Sky Full of Stars"—Coldplay Ditching its alt-rock sound in favor of EDM influences, Coldplay's new dance track, "Sky Full of Stars," co-produced by Avicii, makes the perfect addition to your workout playlist. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/147543594" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Billie Jean vs. Get Lucky"—Michael Jackson vs. Daft Punk The timeless Micheal Jackson hit gets a decidedly unexpected, modern twist when blended with the electro-pop sounds of Daft Punk. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/88682812" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Million Dollar Bills"—Lorde Awash in dubstep anthems and bubbly vocals, we love this catchy hit from songstress Lorde. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/68269182" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Rather Be"—Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne Featuring dreamy vocals and experimental violin chords, this  upbeat, airy dance hit is sure to become a new favorite. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/123173738" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]  "Yonce"—Beyonce  This short-but-sweet number from Queen B's 2014 eponymous album is a sensual, bass-thumping song that will help you kick some serious butt in the gym (because we all want Beyonce's butt, right?). [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/140904918" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "La La La"—Naughty Boy (feat. Sam Smith) British singer-songwriter Sam Smith croons beautifully against a fast dance background in this relentlessly catchy summer ballad. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/83936495" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Pumpin Blood"—NONONO "Cause it's your heart, it's alive, it's pumping blood," Swedish duo NONONO sings in their ultra-catchy dance hit "Pumpin Blood"—a fitting accompaniment to a heart-pumping, blood-rushing workout. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/86830295" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Stolen Dance"—Milky Chance This quirky, hypnotic track from German pop band Milky Chance is infectiously fun. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/149805326" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]  "Bad Girls"—M.I.A. Feel like a total boss while jamming out to M.I.A.'s bad girl anthem. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/34548438" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /]  "Cant Hold Us" (Feat. Ray Dalton)—Macklemore x Ryan Lewis Hit play. Repeat. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/21199445" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Gimme Shelter"—Rolling Stones  More than 50 years later, we're still loving this timeless rock 'n roll track. Steal those moves like Jagger and add this 1969 classic to your workout playlist. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/1701378" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "Fever"—Black Keys   Rock out to this riotous, blues-infused indie rock song while running down a long and winding road. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/36126940" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] "All Night"—Icona Pop A fist-pumping, carefree dance track that's perfect for hitting the gym or hitting the town. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/102117957" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] This article originally appeared as on Spry Living

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