Your Spring 2013 Workout Playlist

The first day of spring has finally arrived! It's time to update the ol' iPod with a surefire, get-you-hyped playlist.

I’m not sure if you guys have heard yet, but, uh, the first day of spring is today. And if you’re anything like me (God help you), you’re probably thinking, “Huh … um … but … didn’t we just celebrate Christmas?” Believe me, I know.

The good news is, spring is probably the very best season for running, cycling and other outdoor workouts. So if you’re itching to get outdoors (but need an extra nudge of motivation), I’ve got you covered: Here, the most awesome, bad-ass springtime workout playlist, complete with high energy beats and some of my favorite bass lines to get your adrenaline pumping.

Some of these techno bangers may not be for everyone (hi, Dad!), but my hope is that, regardless of who you are, this playlist will give you the motivation to navigate streets, hills and—wait, is that a new Justin Timberlake song? Why, yes. Yes, it is.

Check out the full lineup below, and click here to stream the playlist top to bottom. You’ll need to register (it’s free) with Spotify to listen to the playlist, but I swear it’s worth it! Or, scroll below to listen to all 20 picks via YouTube.

1. I Love It – feat. Charli XCX [Cobra Starship Remix] – Icona Pop

2. Clarity feat. Foxes (Tiësto Remix) – Zedd

3. Don’t Hold the Wall – Justin Timberlake

4. Roc Me Out – Rihanna

5. I’m In Love (Vocal Club Mix) – Alex Gaudino

6. Sweet Nothing (Diplo + Grandtheft Remix) – Calvin Harris, Florence Welch

7. I Could Be The One [Avicii vs Nicky Romero] – Avicii, Nicky Romero

8. Tonight I’m Getting Over You – Carly Rae Jepsen

9. Beam Me Up (Kill Mode) (Radio Edit) – CAZZETTE

10. Her World Goes on (The 8th Note & Weekend Heroes Radio Edit) – Justin Michael

11. Let It Go – Dragonette

12. Body Work – Morgan Page, Tegan and Sara

13. Do Or Die – Flux Pavillion, Childish Gambino

14. Back to Love – DJ Pauly D, Jay Sean

15. Strong (Dannic Remix) – Kid Massive, Alex Sayz, Miella

16. Don’t You Worry Child (Promise Land Remix) – Swedish House Mafia

17. Gold (Wideboys Remix) – Britt Nicole

18. ‘Till I Collapse (Clean) – Eminem, Nate Dogg

19. Chasing The Sun (Hardwell Remix) – The Wanted

20. I Need Your Love – Calvin Harris, Ellie Goulding

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