Get jiggy in the gym with these blasts from the past.

By Chris Lawhorn and Megan Soll
Updated September 23, 2019
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The 1990s: It was the age that birthed many a millennial, and also the root of some seriously great one-hit-wonders, pop icons, and hip hop and R&B legends. This is a blessing for your workout playlist, because creating a '90s mix allows for a diverse tracklist. You'll be running, biking, or hitting the weight bench with all the best throwback songs to pump you up. (Related: How to Craft the Ultimate Dance Party–Inspired Running Playlist)

This '90s workout music playlist features some chilled-out Counting Crows and Fatboy Slim (remember them?), plus the Beastie Boys' "Intergalactic." Hit your pop circuit with Backstreet Boys, Spice Girls, and Britney Spears, then rock out with Green Day, Sugar Ray, and Eve 6. Savage Garden will hit your guilty pleasure desires right on the nose. And since C+C Music Factory are famous for wanting two things—to make you sweat and to make everybody dance now—we couldn't resist adding them to the '90s workout music mix, too. Wind down with Ginuwine's "Pony" and a reminder from TLC to accept "No Scrubs." (Related: Get Jacked with The Rock's Weightlifting Playlist)

'90s Workout Music Playlist

  • Will Smith - Gettin' Jiggy With It
  • Britney Spears - ...Baby One More Time
  • Counting Crows - Hanginaround
  • C+C Music Factory - Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)
  • Dr. Dre & Eminem - Forgot About Dre
  • Notorious B.I.G., Mase & Puff Daddy - Mo Money Mo Problems
  • Backstreet Boys - Larger Than Life
  • Savage Garden - I Want You
  • Foo Fighters - Everlong
  • Jennifer Lopez - Waiting For Tonight
  • Green Day - When I Come Around
  • DJ Kool, Biz Markie & Doug E. Fresh - Let Me Clear My Throat (Old School Reunion Remix '96)
  • Lenny Kravitz - Are You Gonna Go My Way
  • Tag Team - Whoomp! (There It Is)
  • Fatboy Slim - Praise You (Radio Edit)
  • Usher - You Make Me Wanna
  • Sugar Ray - Falls Apart
  • Spice Girls - Wannabe
  • Third Eye Blind - Never Let You Go (2008 Version)
  • Janet Jackson - If
  • *NSYNC - I Want You Back
  • Madonna - Ray of Light
  • Ginuwine - Pony
  • Alanis Morissette - You Oughta Know
  • Beastie Boys - Intergalactic (Remastered)
  • Eve 6 - Inside Out
  • TLC - No Scrubs
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