Mix up your gym session with different genres and tempos for each phase

By Chris Lawhorn
September 03, 2013
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One of the benefits of a circuit workout is that the mix of strength training and aerobic exercises offer an endless number of combinations. To emphasize the switch between each activity, this playlist alternates between pop songs around 130 BPM (for slower, strength-building exercises) and rock songs around 150 BPM (for faster, aerobic ones). By bouncing back and forth between artists like Jennifer Lopez and Kings of Leon, the tempo shifts will indicate when it's time to change exercises and the genre changes should keep you from getting bored.

Here's the full list:

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.