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Reader Favorites: Music to Pump Up Your Cardio

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Need some motivation to get on that treadmill? Are your workout sessions on the elliptical getting boring? Download these songs to make your cardio routine fun.

A great song can push you to run that extra mile or speed up the pace of your workout. Here, the songs that FitnessMagazine.com readers rely on for a great cardio workout.

"What You Waiting For?" - Gwen Stefani
Reader cassandra.greer relies on this song to keep her going when she wants to quit.

Gwen Stefani - Love, Angel, Music, Baby - What You Waiting For?

"Bad Girl" - Danity Kane
"This song takes me from feeling completely maxed out to feeling like I have three more miles in me," says reader evalaviva.

Danity Kane - Welcome to the Dollhouse - Bad Girl

 

"Footloose" - Kenny Loggins
This song makes reader akline8 run forever. "It is so upbeat and it makes you wanna dance!"

Kenny Loggins - Footloose (15th Anniversary Collectors' Edition) - Footloose

"Bodies" - Drowning Pool
"A really good song to put on when you feel like slowing down in your workout," says reader m.0613.

Drowning Pool - Sinner - Bodies

 

"Heaven on Earth" - Britney Spears
Reader nadjawa listens to this song when she's on the treadmill. "I speed up with the chorus and it keeps me pumped!"

Britney Spears - Blackout (Bonus Track Version) - Heaven On Earth

"Saving Grace" - Tom Petty
This song has a great beat for the elliptical, says reader blairmail.

Tom Petty - Highway Companion - Saving Grace

"One Wild Night" - Bon Jovi
"It's great for power walking!" says reader mrsfecura.

Bon Jovi - Crush - One Wild Night

 

Reader lauriesouzalmt mixes up her workout with these songs:
"Knights of Cydonia" - Muse

Muse - Black Holes and Revelations - Knights of Cydonia

"American Boy" - Estelle

Estelle - Shine - American Boy (feat. Kanye West)

"Je Veux Te Voir" - Yelle

Yelle - Pop Up (Bonus Track Version) - Je veux te voir

"Readymade" - Red Hot Chili Peppers
This song pushes reader AmberlyA. to the very end of her workout.

Red Hot Chili Peppers - Stadium Arcadium - Readymade

 

 

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AnnieHellmich wrote:

most of the songs are not accessible when you click on their links. that makes this article less than helpful

4/25/2011 10:10:46 PM Report Abuse

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