New School Meets Old School: Ultimate Summer 2013 Workout Playlist

Stay motivated—yup, even in the heat!—for all your workouts this summer.

Holy moly, it’s a steamer out there today, guys. Which means? Summer is here! I’m getting in the Shore frame of mind (hello, bikini bod) with a whole new playlist of workout-worthy tunes to keep me amped to sweat, even as the temps begin to soar.

And let me just say: The playlist below might be my finest work yet. For those of you who crave the newest jams (David Guetta, Ne-Yo and Akon all on one track!?) laced with bumping electronic beats from Tiesto and Avicii, the first half is for you. For those who can’t help but sing Nelly’s “It’s gettin’ hot in here…” when the thermometer reads 80 degrees, take a listen to the second half of the playlist, full of hip-hop, pop and dance throwbacks from the 90’s and early 2000’s. That’s right, folks: this is a new school-meets-old-school, summertime mashup—and it’s awesome.

Stream all 30 tracks below via Spotify (note: You’ll need to sign up—for free!—first). Or, check out the videos for each track below.


1. People Like Us – Kelly Clarkson

2. Alive (David Guetta Remix) – Empire of the Sun

3. Play Hard– David Guetta ft. Ne-Yo and Akon

4. Fall Down – and Miley Cyrus

5. What Can We Do (A Deeper Love) – Tiesto

6. Gold – Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

7. Rolling Stones T-Shirt – Dada Life

8. Bon Bon – Pitbull

9. Back 2 Life – Sean Kingston ft. T.I

10. Livin’ It Up – Shwayze feat. Snoop Dogg

11. Super Love – Avicii and Lenny Kravitz

12. Watch Out for This (Bumaye) – Major Lazer

13. Livin’ My Love (feat. LMFAO and NERVO) – Steve Aoki

14. Turn Up The Love – Far East Movement

15. The End – Tommy Trash


1. Show Me Love – Robin S (1990)

2. Money Ain’t a Thing (feat. Jay Z) – Jermaine Dupri (1998)

3. Fantasy – Mariah Carey (1995)

4. Butterfly – Crazy Town (2000)

5. Mo Money Mo Problems – Notorious B.I.G (1997)

6. Jumpin’ Jumpin’ – Destiny’s Child (2000)

7. Get the Party Started -P!nk (2001)

8. Hot in Here – Nelly (2002)

9. One More Time – Daft Punk (2000)

10. Work It – Missy Elliot (2002)

11. Miami – Will Smith (1998)

12. Toxic – Britney Spears (2003)

13. California Love – Tupac (1995)

14. Hey Mama – Black Eyed Peas (2003)

15. Jenny From the Block – Jennifer Lopez (2002)

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