Your best workout ever

Create the perfect music playlist

You're coming up on the last mile of your run, and you're starting to hit that all-too-familiar slump. What do you do to shake off the fatigue and kick it into high gear? Tune in to your favourite workout playlist to pump you back up!

Science has proven that music helps to distract our brains and override signals of tiredness, so you can push through the pain. The best workout songs are those that have a regular rhythm and tempo, particularly at 120 to 140 beats per minute (bpm).

Now that you know how much of an impact music has on your workout success, it's time to create the ultimate workout playlist. To get you started, check out some of the songs we recommend for each stage of your workout.

The Warm Up

"Good For You"

Artist: Selena Gomez

BPM: 89

"Can't Feel My Face"

Artist: The Weeknd

BPM: 108

The Pump Up

"Shake It Off"

Artist: Taylor Swift

BPM: 160


Artist: Muse

BPM: 128

The Cool Down

"Lego House"

Artist: Ed Sheeran

BPM: 79


Artist: Christina Perri

BPM: 72

Need a way to take these tunes with you to the gym? Check out the NWZ-A Series High-Resolution Walkman®, which allows you to play High-Resolution Audio songs for up to 30 hours and bring them with you wherever you go.

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