While you may be thinking that Christmas jams aren’t fast paced or motivating enough to add to your fitness song list, you’d be surprised at the wide variety of songs that will not only enhance your workout but keep you in the holiday spirit.
Take a look at our favorite tunes to add in order to mix your playlist up and to keep it seasonal.
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays by N’Sync
This is a great throwback, and it’s also fast paced and would make for a great song to work out to.
Marshmallow World by Francesca Battistelli
Most widely recognized from the Target holiday commercials that aired the past couple years, this peppy and friendly beat is bound to put some pep in your step.
Run Rudolph Run by Chuck Berry
Especially if you’re on the treadmill, this song will get your blood pumping and will motivate you to get moving.
All I Want for Christmas is You by Mariah Carey
This is undoubtedly one of the catchiest holiday songs in history, and it’s fast-paced nature will make you want to move and dance.
Sleigh Ride by FUN
For a modern twist on a classic Christmas tune, this is definitely something FUN and exciting that will motivate you to keep up the good work during your workout.
Last Christmas by Cascada
This is more fast-paced version that the original, and it pairs perfectly with an intense cardio workout.
Up on the Housetop by Jackson Five
This is a nostalgic favorite that will bring you back to great holiday memories, distracting you from your workout and making the time fly by during your fitness routine.
Shake Up Christmas by Train
This is another fast-paced song by a favorite artist that is extremely catchy. The beat is ideal for working out to.
Jingle Bell Rock by Rascal Flatts
For something with some twang, try this twist on a holiday classic. It’s bound to get you moving and grooving along with the beat!
We Need A Little Christmas by The Cast of Glee
The cast of Glee is bound to lift your spirits and have you bopping your head to the beat and singing along as you push through your workout.
All I Want for Christmas is a Real Good Tan by Kenny Chesney
This is another classic country holiday classic, and this serves as the perfect motivation to keep in shape if you’re planning a vacation during or soon after the holiday season.
While you may have thought it wasn’t possible for holiday hits and classics to be motivating during an intense and rigorous workout, there are actually so many songs to choose from.
Whether you mix in holiday music with your regular playlist or make one dedicated to Christmas tunes, it’s bound to make your workouts more fun and festive.