Kicking off the New Year with a new workout regime? If you haven’t already checked out Pandora’s selection of Workout genre stations, you might find the motivation you need to stick to your New Year’s resolution!
Workout and Fitness
Classic Rock Power Workout plays the biggest tracks from the iconic classic rock bands of the 60s, 70s and 80s featuring classic guitar riffs and legendary anthems from AC/DC, Aerosmith, Queen, Led Zeppelin and more.
Our brand new Bollywood Workout station is where you can power your workout with the biggest hits from iconic Bollywood films that feature energetic tempos, strong Indian percussion and smashing dance beats from Sonu Nigam, A.R. Rahman and Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.
Pop Fitness will keep you motivated while you exercise with a mix of the hottest hits from the biggest pop artists of the 90s, 2000s and today from artists like Train, Katy Perry, Maroon 5 and Third Eye Blind.
On Country Fitness you’ll hear a stream of upbeat country music perfect for walking, light jogging, warming up or cooling down. The station includes some of the biggest country hits from the past two decades from country stars, like Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Toby Keith and Jason Aldean.
With bands like Disturbed, Five Finger Death Punch, Linkin Park and Three Days Grace, Hard Rock Strength Training the real deal. You’ll hear nothing but today’s hardest rockin’ bands with some essential classic metal to keep you pumped for any intense physical activity.
80s exercise is symbolized by step classes, aerobics videos and flashdance. On 80s Cardio you’ll hear a mix of fast paced pop, modern rock and R&B hits from the 80s for the cardio workout of your choice. Artists include Madonna, Hall & Oates, Michael Jackson and Journey.
Electronic Cardio turns the biggest electronic hits from the club into your personal cardio-specific playlist. Daft Punk, Diplo, Bassnectar and Fatboy Slim are some the artist that will raise your heart rate.
You’ll hear today’s most popular artists remixed by the biggest names in dance on Dance Cardio. Artists like Deadmau5, Swedish House Mafia, Tiesto and David Guetta will power your cardio routine with four on the floor dance music as well as epic build ups and breakdowns.
Alternative Endurance Training plays a steady pace of alternative and indie rock songs from the hottest bands including Red Hot Chili Peppers, Muse, Neon Trees and The Black Keys. We highly recommend this station for running, cycling and any endurance workout.
Yoga and Cool Down
On Yoga we’ll play a variety of music infused with Indian, new age, soundscapes and ambient electronic sounds that will help focus your mind, body and spirit while you increase flexibility. Artists include Ravi Shankar, Deepak Chopra, Deep Forest and Brian Eno.
Fun Facts about Pandora Workout Stations
Pandora’s music analysts create our Workout genre stations by filtering songs in the Music Genome Project by tempo and intensity to maintain the optimum BPM (beats per minute) range for a variety of workouts. Here is a quick guide at how we find the perfect music for any physical activity:
- Cardio Stations, BPM Range: 105-150
- Endurance Stations, BPM Range: 110-140
- Fitness Stations, BPM Range: 90-130
- Strength Training, BPM Range 75-115
- Workout Stations, BPM Range 120 – 140
- Yoga and Relaxation, BPM Range 60-100
We hope these will help you find a workout station that suits your personal needs and please let us know what you think!
–Ron (Curation Team)