Workout Playlist

This past year, I’ve really been getting into exercising and staying healthy. I really started becoming serious back in July after I gained like 8 pounds after three weeks at governor’s school. I wanted to lose that weight and also just be more healthy. I have to listen to some form of music or podcast or something while I work out. I cannot work out in complete silence. Silence is not motivating or fun.

workout playlist

Over the summer, I got into listening to music. It was a nice, mindless thing to listen to. I was working out outside so I just needed something to keep me motivated. Since being at school, music just wasn’t cutting it. I was getting bored with the same 30 or so songs, and wanted to do something more with my time. I mean working out on an elliptical for like an hour is super boring. Instead of music, I have started listening to podcasts. I know, I’m like an 80-year-old woman. I listen to podcasts, crochet, love cats, go to bed early, and get up early.

Here is my list of music and podcasts that I’ve been loving to workout to!


I’ve been loving NPR’s TED Radio Hour. I feel like when I listen to NPR, I’m also learning things! My favorite podcasts so far are Screen Time (both 1 and 2), Why We Collaborate, Peering Into Space, and Shifting Time.


Honey I’m Good by Andy Grammer
Shut Up and Dance by Walk the Moon
Who Am I by Vance Joy
Riptide by Vance Joy
Mess Is Mine by Vance Joy
Secrets by OneRepublic
Counting Stars by OneRepublic
On Top of the World by Imagine Dragons
It’s Time by Imagine Dragons
Radioactive by Imagine Dragons
Honestly by Hot Chelle Rae
I’m Ready by AJR
Both of Us by B.o.B ft. Taylor Swift
Can’t Hold Us by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
Gives You Hell by All-American Rejects
Here’s to the Zeros by Marianas Trench
Pop 101 by Marianas Trench
Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars
Same Love by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
Teenagers by My Chemical Romance
AfterHours by AJR
Woody Allen by AJR
Back Home by Andy Grammar
Forever Until Tomorrow by MKTO
Goodbye Song by MKTO
Boomerang by The Summer Set
Last Night by The Vamps

What are your favorite things to listen to while you workout? I love hearing from you!

-Abigail T.

  • I love all the Vance Joy choices!

    • Vance Joy is one of my favorite artists at the moment!

  • Grace

    One of my favorite running songs is Stolen Dance by Milky Chance! Check them out!! 🙂 this is a great playlist! 😀