Once in a while you'll find a song so strong you can build a whole workout playlist around it—and want to belt it out loud as you run on the treadmill. The list below presents one such case. We took Christina Aguilera’s explosive, chart-topping number “Let There Be Love” and surrounded it with rousing anthems from her sisters in pop. In the mix, you'll find a glittering number from Nicki Minaj, an homage to the '90s from Katy Perry, a dynamic duet from Shakira and Rihanna, and seven more songs to get your heart racing.
If you've got any love at all for the sound of a brassy lady with great pipes, there's something here that will inspire you to move.
Nicki Minaj - Va Va Voom - 128 BPM
Katy Perry - Walking on Air - 128 BPM
Lady GaGa - Applause - 140 BPM
Selena Gomez - Slow Down - 128 BPM
Christina Aguilera - Let There Be Love - 128 BPM
Beyoncé - Why Don't You Love Me - 137 BPM
Kesha - C'mon - 125 BPM
Kylie Minogue - Timebomb - 128 BPM
Shakira & Rihanna - Can't Remember to Forget You - 139 BPM
Britney Spears - Work Bitch - 127 BPM
To find more workout songs, check out the free database at Run Hundred. You can browse by genre, tempo, and era to find the best songs to rock your workout.