Though the idea of listening to music while working out has been around for a while, it has now been proven that it can actually boost your weight loss efforts. The thing about music is that it gives you positive energy as you work out and you don’t feel the actual strain of the effort you are putting in. This keeps you going and you can actually end up working out more than you planned to without even realizing that you did. This is especially true of songs which can get your adrenaline pumping. Just imagine: a song that gets your heart racing will help you complete your workout session without hassle.
To make things easier for you, here’s a look at 5 timeless songs that will get your adrenaline pumping and help you lose weight:
Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
If it’s good enough for Rocky Balboa, it should work for you as well. As you would know, Eye of the Tiger is the main theme from Rocky III. The Oscar-nominated song features in the movie against a montage of Rocky working out and preparing for his next fight. The images are motivating and you will want to get going as well. The lyrics are also apt and will encourage you to achieve your goals.
International Love – Pitbull ft. Chris Brown
Pitbull is one of the most successful music artists of this decade and most of his songs are known for their groovy beats. International Love is no exception to this. Featuring Chris Brown, the song has a nice tempo to get you moving. Even if you are going through an intense workout, this song will keep your adrenaline high and you should be able to complete it without much trouble.
Born to Run – Bruce Springsteen
This song by the Boss is considered the unofficial runners’ anthem. If your workout of choice is running, this is the song you should be listening to on repeat. The hook of the song features the line ‘Baby We Were Born to Run’, which is exactly the kind of words you need to hear when you are running to lose weight.
Another One Bites the Dust – Queen
The song with the killer bass line is considered the ideal song to hum when performing CPR, but its groovy beat and moderate tempo will also get your adrenaline pumping. Not to mention, who doesn’t love hearing Freddie sing his heart out!
Good Life – OneRepublic
The boy band might not be recognized much for its music but Good Life is one great workout song. The lyrics are inspiring and the tune has that motivational quality to it that will get your adrenaline pumping and you will be able to lose weight.