Scientific studies have shown that music is a good support for training. Our partner Fitbit has joined forces with its trainers and athletes to put together various playlists that we would naturally like to share with you. For different kinds of training they have found six songs that are particularly suitable. Of course, everyone has different tastes when it comes to music but check out these songs and let us know what you think of them.

Playlist for the gym

Fitbit ambassador and fitness trainer Harley Pasternak has collected songs that are ideal to work out to long and hard at the gym. Here are his recommendations:

  • Real Friends” by Kanye West
  • “Hotline Bling” by Drak
  • “Antidote” by Travic Scott
  • “Jumpman” by Drake and Future
  • “U Don’t Have To Call” by Erykah Badu
  • “Back to the Future (Part II)” by D’Angelo and The Vanguard

Playlist for cardio training

During cardio training it is ideal to listen to music with a beat that matches your workout. For this reason, Fitbit has asked for the help of actress and dancer Julianne Hough and she has come up with the following songs:

  • “7/11 (Dirty Pop Club Remix)” by Beyoncé
  • “Thinking About You (Extended Edit)” by Calvin Harris, featuring Ayah Marar
  • “What Now (Firebeatz Remix)” by Rihanna
  • “I Got My Eye on You” by Cristian Marchi, featuring Luciana
  • “Fire Under My Feet (Dzeko & Torres Remix)” by Leona Lewis
  • “GDFR (Liam Summers Remix)” by Flo Rida, featuring Sage the Gemini

Playlist for long runs

As the title suggests, here we have looked for songs to lighten up long runs – on the one hand they make your training easier and, on the other hand, they make it easier for you to pass the minutes and the hours. The Ultra marathon runner Dean Karnazes recommends these:

  • “California Nights” by Best Coast
  • “Golden Brown” by The Stranglers
  • “Ceremony” by New Order
  • “Gimme Shelter” by The Rolling Stones
  • “You Gotta Move” by Mississippi Fred McDowell
  • “Zorba the Greek” by David Hughes and John Murphy

These are three playlists for three different kinds of training. Do you have any favourite workout songs? Go on, tell us about them :-)

Source: Fitbit