What Songs Fuel Your Workout?


Some of us need music to power even the mildest of walks around New York City; others prefer complete silence while they sprint.

Among the Go Healthy New York contributors who prefer to be plugged into their iPods during a workout (in this case, running), here were some popular song choices.

What songs do you like to listen to during a workout? Let us know in Comments below.


  • "Four Sea Interludes" from Benjamin Britten's opera "Peter Grimes"
  • "New York State of Mind," by Bill Joel
  • "Lose Yourself," by Eminem
  • "Two Step," by the Dave Matthews Band

Christopher B.:

  • "Welcome to the Jungle," by Guns n Roses
  • "Unchained," by Van Halen

Alison F.:

  • "Summer Rain," by Slinkee Minx
  • "Disturbia," by Rihanna
  • "Womanizer," by Britney Spears
  • "Hot N Cold," by Katy Perry
  • "Major Tom," by Shiny Toy Guns
  • "So Much Better," from Legally Blonde The Musical
  • "A Brand New Day," from The Wiz (I'm a Broadway nerd!)
  • "Coming Home," by Diddy

Megan K.:

  • "Dancing on my Own," by Robyn
  • "Lose Yourself," by Eminem

Melissa D.:

  • "Ready to Start," by Arcade Fire
  • "Stronger," by Kanye West
  • "Best of Me," by Morning Wood
  • "Till I 'Collapse," by Eminem
  • "Cat and Mouse," by Nikki and Rich
  • "Rolling in the Deep," by Adele

Melissa E.:

  • "In the Dark," by Tiesto (elliptical)
  • "Sandstorm," by Darude
  • "Timebomb," by Laidback Luke

Dori M.:

  • "Learning to Fly," by Tom Petty
  • "Black & Gold," by Sam Sparro
  • "Beggin'," by Madcon
  • "Home," by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
  • "Sunlight," by Harlem Shakes
  • "Paper Planes," by M.I.A.
  • "All the Girls," by Bag Raiders
  • " When the Day Met the Night," by Panic! At The Disco
  • "Trees," by Marty Casey & The Lovehammers
  • "I Wish That I Could See You Soon," by Herman Dune
  • "Animal," by Neon Trees
  • "Sweet Disposition," by The Temper Trap
  • "Shooting Stars," by Bag Raiders
  • "Say Hey (I Love You)," by Michael Franti & Spearhead
  • "Hard to Concentrate," by Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • "United State of Pop 2009," by DJ Earworm
  • "Remind Me," by Royskopp
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