Show Tunes Playlist: The Best Workout Songs from Broadway and Beyond
Power up your playlist with a set of highlights from Rock of Ages, Glee, Chicago and more
Following the Oscar win for Frozen's "Let It Go" and Idina Menzel's triumphant performance on the broadcast, we can't help but focus on the fact that Broadway music goes so well with the gym. The playlist below comprises a few highlights from the world of musicals, including a breakout hit from Wicked, the climactic cut from Pitch Perfect, and one of the signature songs from Rent. If you're looking for something to liven up your next trek to the gym, consider the 40 years' worth of sing-a-long favorites. We suggest the order below, with Hairspray's "We Can't Stop the Beat" at the apex of your workout. Sprints anyone?
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.