Turn up the tempo—and your temperature—with quick hits from Zedd, Sara Bareilles, and more

By Chris Lawhorn
November 26, 2015

If you've ever exercised outdoors in winter, you've likely experienced your body's extraordinary ability to heat itself. You'll often start a workout under a variety of layers, only to find yourself removing them once you've gotten up to speed. In this playlist, we're highlighting some brisk, recent singles that'll help you shorten this intermediate period--so that you can warm up faster.

To provide consistency along with speed, we'll be focusing on material over 140 beats per minute (BPM). In the mix, you'll find new material from familiar faces--like The Prodigy and Mumford & Sons. There are also breakthrough hits from up and coming acts--like Shawn Mendes and Sheppard. Lastly, there are wildcards--in the form of an under-the-radar collaboration featuring Beyoncé and a duet by Sara Bareilles and Mason Mraz from the musical Waitress.

The cold outdoors is no place for testing out questionable tunes. With a mix of radio hits, popular artists, and quick paces, the playlist below will give you an instant and sustained boost, so that you can get into the sweet spot of your winter workouts in no time. When you're ready to brave the elements, you'll find portable heat below...

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.

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