Best 90’s Workout Songs

What are the best workout songs from the 90’s?

If you are looking for the best 90s workout and exercise songs, we have provided them here. The 90s was a great decade of multiple top songs to use for your workout. These are the exercise songs that give you that needed boost to keep you going during a workout. The fast and delightful tempos of the 90s blend well with your exercise plan.

Chosing the right tempo of music can be very important as your body will naturally move itself to that tempo. Choose a tempo that is too slow or too fast, and you may spoil your workout. For that reason, an approximate beat per minute (BPM) has been listed beside each song.

Here is a basic guideline of which tempos are good for different workouts:

  • Under 100 BPM: Slower paced workouts and during warm ups and cool downs
  • 100 to 130 BPM: Walking and portions of your workout that are a little faster paced
  • Over 130 BPM: Higher impact exercise and cardio
  • 135 to 140 BPM: Power walking
  • 135 to 155 BPM: Jogging
  • 150 to 175 BPM: Running
  • Over 175 BPM: Fast running and sprinting

Pick music that will gradually increase your tempo until you reach your optimum speed and then gradually decrease your tempo at the end of the workout. This will ensure that you are warming up and cooling down properly. Below you will find different a variety of 90s music that is good for exercising. For your convenience, we have compiled the songs in a playlist, making it easy for you to listen to a sample or purchase a song. Additional commentary about each song is provided below the playlist.

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Best 90’s Workout Songs

  1. “All Star” by Smash Mouth Est. BPM: 104
  2. “All That She Wants” by Ace of Base Est. BPM: 100
  3. “Cradle of Love”by Billy Idol Est. BPM: 145
  4. “Fight the Power” by Public Enemy Est. BPM: 130
  5. “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” performed C+C Music Factory Est. BPM: 116
  6. “Good Vibrations” by Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch Est. BPM: 124
  7. “Jump” by Kris Kross Est. BPM: 132
  8. “Jump Around” by House Of Pain Est. BPM: 108
  9. “Jumpin’ Jumpin'” by Destiny’s Child Est. BPM: 131
  10. “Life’s a Dance” by John Michael Montgomery Est. BPM: 136
  11. “Lose My Breath” by Destiny’s Child Est. BPM: 119
  12. “Run-Around” by Blues Traveler Est. BPM: 150-155
  13. “Tennessee” by Arrested Development Est. BPM: 100
  14. “The Distance” by Cake Est. BPM: 90
  15. “The Power” by Snap / Power Jam Est. BPM: 112
  16. “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba Est. BPM: 104
  17. “U Can’t Touch This” by MC Hammer Est. BPM: 136
  18. “Walking On The Sun” by Smash Mouth Est. BPM: 125

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