We’ve all been there, deciding to start a good workout regimen as a New Year’s resolution…and then not sticking to it. But one thing that can help with that is trying to make the experience fun, and a surefire way to do that is to make sure you have a playlist full of high-energy bops that won’t fail to get you hyped.
Here are 11 iconic K-Pop songs that belong in your workout playlist, from fun dance hits to get you energized, to badass tracks whose boss vibes will help keep you motivated.
1. “Dope” by BTS
There’s nothing like BTS to get you up and moving, which is why this song is perfect to get you hyped up for your workout!
2. “Kick It” by NCT 127
With its martial arts-themed video and powerful sound, this song will make you feel ready to take on the world.
3. “Mafia In The Morning” by ITZY
The smooth vibes of this song make us all want to be ITZY. Keep it in your playlist to help motivate you to reach your goals!
4. “FIRST” by EVERGLOW
EVERGLOW bring the energy with this song, making it a must for your workout routine. The powerful sound is sure to help you get in the mood.
5. “HALA HALA” by ATEEZ
If there is one group that should never be missing from your workout playlist, it’s ATEEZ. And nothing says energy like “HALA HALA.” This song will keep you going like nothing else.
6. “DDU-DU DDU-DU” by BLACKPINK
BLACKPINK’s songs never fail to give boss vibes, which means they are essential to a good workout playlist.
7. “Cold Blooded” by Jessi
This song is practically designed to make you feel confident, meaning that it’s perfect for motivating you in your workouts.
8. “Hard Carry” by GOT7
With its fast pace and dynamic beat, simply dancing to this classic will give you a good workout!
9. “SHA LA LA” by PENTAGON
If the high-energy vibes of this song don’t inspire you to get moving, then perhaps the sharp moves of the choreography will.
10.”You Problem” by MONSTA X
This song from MONSTA X’s latest English album, The Dreaming, has an infectious melody and irresistible positive vibes. Play it during your workout when you feel like you need a pick-me-up, or when you simply need a mood booster to get you up!
11. “Power” by EXO
It’s all right there in the name of the song. “Power” should be a mainstay in any workout playlist. With its fast tempo and energetic concept, this song exudes positivity, which is exactly what we need!