How To Make A Workout Playlist

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How To Make A Workout Playlist

Music and sports just seem to go together. There’s nothing like a great song to give you the extra burst of energy you need to push through a rough workout. We’ve got a sure fire way to make sure you always have a great playlist every time you slip on your running shoes. All you need is the right placement of songs and you’ll be good to go!

How To Make A Workout Playlist:

  1. Warm Up Songs. Every good workout playlist needs a track or two that will ease you into your workout. Think upbeat but not too fast, this is the kind of song you need to be able to warm up your muscles to.
  2. Get Going Songs. Fill your playlist with songs that motivate you to move. These songs should get you going and help keep you at a steady pace.
  3. Push Harder Songs. Add songs that get you to push yourself harder. Think of these songs as your interval motivators. These are best to add in between your “get going” songs.
  4. Recover Songs. Add these songs to help ease out of a “push harder” song and when you’re coming to the end of your workout to gradually lower your heart rate.
  5. Cool Down Song. Add a song or two at the end of your playlist for stretching after you’ve finished your workout. Pick something your find relaxing to help you back down to your resting heart rate.

For example, your playlist could look something like this:

  • Warm Up
  • Get Going
  • Push Harder
  • Recover
  • Get Going
  • Push Harder
  • Recover
  • Get Going
  • Push Harder
  • Recover
  • Cool Down

Don’t be afraid to fill your playlist with a lot of “get going” and “push harder” tracks, those are the songs that are going to get you to sweat and help you burn calories just remember to add some “recover” songs to give your body a little break every now and then. Need earbuds to help keep you moving? yurbuds is giving away five awesome prize packs for burning calories!

What are your favorite song to break a sweat to? Let us know!

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