The Best Workout Music You're Not Listening To
Tired of all the same songs on the Top 40? Freshen up your next sweat sesh with these 10 under-the-radar tracks
If an uptempo song is getting lots of love on the radio, there's a good chance it will be in heavy rotation at the gym as well. And while Top 40 chart toppers are obvious choices when it's time to break a sweat, they lose their charm pretty fast when you hear them everywhere you go. To extend the lives of your favorite hits and mix things up a little, this workout playlist focuses on tracks that have been getting attention primarily from blogs, college radio stations, and record stores, including a surprising collaboration between Capital Cities and André 3000, the latest from Lauryn Hill, and a late-night epic from M83. Here's the full list:
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