Music has the power to affect our emotions in powerful ways and this is why it has long been known that working out to the right songs can give you the edge and help push you further in your workout. Lyrics can act as powerful affirmations and words of inspiration that can reaffirm your belief in your abilities and achieving your goals. Here are 30 of the best songs that will inspire, motivate and give you the power to go on:
“Went the distance, now I’m back on my feet, just a man and his will to survive.”
This speaks for itself; turn it up loud and stand tall!
“Don’t you know that there ain’t no mountain high enough, ain’t no valley low enough, ain’t no river wide enough…”
Don’t let any obstacles that get in your way hold you back.
“Go ahead and jump! Might as well jump!”
“I ain’t gonna be just a face in the crowd. I just wanna live life while I’m alive.”
Define who you are by how you live.
This song’s great opening line “you can’t catch me boy” is perfect for stomping out the miles on the treadmill.
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going.”
This song is a classic for a great workout. Can you tough it out?
Start your session as you mean to go on with this thumper of an anthem.
“‘Cause baby, you’re a firework. Come on, show ‘em what you’re worth. Make ‘em go, oh, oh, oh. As you shoot across the sky.”
“Cause tramps like us, baby we were born to run.”
This is the runners’ anthem.
A song to truly inspire you to achieve your goals.
“Oh this has gotta be the good life. This has gotta be the good life. This could really be a good life, good life.”
Inspiring lyrics and an uplifting tune will keep you going.
“Hey, alright now, and don’t it feel good?! Hey yeah, oh yeah, and don’t it feel good?!”
More great lyrics with a uplifting tune to finish a session on.
The intensity of this epic rock song will make you feel invincible.
The powerful build-up and crashing guitar sounds will fire you up and get your adrenaline pumping through your body. There’ll be no stopping you with this awesome track playing.
“Well I’m gonna die believin’ each step that I take. Ain’t worth the ground that I walk on if we don’t walk it our way.”
“Get up, stand up: don’t give up the fight!”
It’s not over yet. This is a perfect number for that midway point in your workout session.
“Nobody’s gonna slow me down, oh no, I got to keep on movin’.”
“But it’s been no bed of roses, no pleasure cruise. I consider it a challenge before the whole human race. And I ain’t gonna lose!”
This song is an inspirational anthem to help you believe in yourself and your ability.
Here’s a heavy metal classic with a title that defines you as weight training giant!
“We gotta hold on ready or not, you live for the fight when its all that you’ve got.”
These are good lines to hear when you’re finding the going difficult.
“Trying hard now, it’s so hard now, trying hard now. Getting strong now, won’t be long now, getting strong now, Gonna fly now.”
If it’s good enough for Rocky…
“What have you done today to make you feel proud?”
Be proud of yourself and what you are achieving.
“I want to run. I want to hide. I want to tear down the walls that hold me inside.”
“With a little perseverance you can get things down. Without the blind adherence that has conquered some.”
“You can do what you want, just seize the day.”
“I feel good.”
A great song to finish a workout session!
As your final rep is completed, this song will inspire you to go for one more.
The best self-motivating mantra of them all!
“You only get one shot, do not miss your chance. This opportunity comes once in a lifetime.”
Listen to this and you can do anything you set your mind to.
This song makes you feel that any day can be a good one after a good workout.
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