Summer has come to a close, but that's no reason to shelf the tracks that have kept you going through the hottest months of the year. Take this playlist well into the winter to melt those winter woes and keep you on your grind.
Here are The 25 Best Workout Songs of Summer 2012.
No. 25 - Pop That
Artist: French Montana feat. Rick Ross, Drake, & Lil Wayne
Perfect For: Starting your cardio routine off right.
Makes You Feel: Like you are Weezy on a skateboard / Ricky Rozay in Miami.
No. 24 - Anything Could Happen
Artist: Ellie Goulding
Perfect For: Any workout that requires a change of pace.
Makes You Feel: Like you are headed to the finish line.
No. 23 - Work Hard, Play Hard
Artist: Wiz Khalifa
Perfect For: Inspiring you to get out of bed in the first place.
Makes You Feel: Like all of that training will pay off, so why not take an extra lap?
No. 22 - Pyramids
Artist: Frank Ocean
Perfect For: Running on an incline.
Makes You Feel: Like you'll get there and after you do some serious chillin' is in order.
No. 21 - Cashin' Out
Artist: Cash Out
Perfect For: The row machine. The rhythmic beat is constant to keep you consistent and steady.
Makes You Feel: Like going faster to make putting the time at the gym fly by.
No. 20 - My Life
Artist: Slaughterhouse feat. Cee-Lo Green
Perfect For: Your final stretch of cardio.
Makes You Feel: No matter how many miles behind you, it's an accomplishment. Way to take charge and sweat it out.
No. 19 - Mercy
Artist: Kanye West, Big Sean, Pusha T, 2 Chainz (G.O.O.D. Music)
Perfect For: Weightlifting.
Makes You Feel: Like you're doin' G.O.O.D. and taking your time doing it right.
No. 18 - Settle Down (Major Lazer Remix)
Artist: No Doubt
Perfect For: Any danced-based workout.
Makes You Feel: Like heading to the club.
No. 17 - Same Dame Time (Remix)
Artist: Future feat. Diddy & Ludacris
Perfect For: Crunches, Diddy-style.
Makes You Feel: First of all, it's motivating enough to get you on the floor, and from there you're set. Just keep those reps high.
No. 16 - I Don't Like (G.O.O.D. Music Remix)
Artist: Chief Keef feat. Kanye West, Pusha T, Jadakiss, & Big Sean
Perfect For: Handling the butterfly weight machine.
Makes You Feel: Like someone's gonna start a riot in the weight room.
No. 15 - Burn
Artist: Meek Mill feat. Big Sean
Perfect For: Um, P90X, duh.
Makes You Feel: This track makes you ready to feel the pain.
No. 14 - Cold
Artist: Kanye West
Perfect For: Some high intensity jump ropping.
Makes You Feel: This track has the energy to start you off strong, though it's tough to find a followup song to such an intense beat.
No. 13 - I Got This
Artist: Big K.R.I.T.
Perfect For: Pull-ups.
Makes You Feel: Like hitting up your local block party post-sweat sesh.
No. 12 - 1991
Artist: Azealia Banks
Perfect For: Squats.
Makes You Feel: This song has the perfect constant flow to keep you sinking low without realizing how hard you're working.
No. 11 - New God Flow
Artist: Pusha T feat. Kanye West
Perfect For: Pushups. No pun intended.
Makes You Feel: Like the fit, sophisticated athlete you are. Pusha T adds polish to anything he touches.
No. 10 - Straight Up
Perfect For: The cool down.
Makes You Feel: This jubilant tune is best for stretching to make sure every muscles is ready to go next time.
No. 9 - Muthafucka Up
Artist: Tyga feat. Nicki Minaj
Perfect For: Cardio of any kind.
Makes You Feel: Like bumping up the intensity for maximum results.
No. 8 - Higher Ground
Perfect For: Spinning class.
Makes You Feel: Like you are at an Avichii concert rather than a dim room full of sweaty bikes.
No. 7 - Birthday Song
Artist: 2 Chainz feat. Kanye West
Perfect For: Any workout that starts out on an easy note and increases intensity for a side splitter at the end.
Makes You Feel: That this is the best possible moment to go over to that cute chick that's been eyeing you from the treadmill.
No. 6 - The Don
Perfect For: This song is best for endurance runs. The lyrical entertainment will keep your mind engaged.
Makes You Feel: Like your are running the town you are running through, whether it's NYC or Mayberry.
No. 5 - Butane (Champion's Anthem)
Artist: Killer Mike feat. El-P
Perfect For: Crossfit
Makes You Feel: Like you can do more reps, faster. Just make sure to keep count.
No. 4 - Five Seconds
Artist: Twin Shadow
Perfect For: Warmups.
Makes You Feel: Relaxed with enough energy to power through your routine.
No. 3 - New York 2017
Artist: Party Supplies
Perfect For: Outdoor activities on sunny days.
Makes You Feel: Upbeat and relaxed, this one will take you right back to the glory days of summer.
No. 2 - Hold Me Back
Artist: Rick Ross
Perfect For: Boxing or any other cardio workout that needs that extra punch.
Makes You Feel: Once you get going, nothing can stop you.
No. 1 - Bands Make Her Dance
Artist: Juicy J feat. 2 Chainz & Lil Wayne
Perfect For: Hitting the weight room when you are the smallest guy there. Also a great track to play in the middle of a endurance run when you just need something smooth with a motivating beat.
Makes You Feel: Like you are in a strip club. A good thing as the best thing to think about at the gym is NOT being at the gym.