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30 Workout-Worthy Christmas Songs

By , SparkPeople Blogger
Many exercisers agree that uplifting music helps increase energy and motivation while working out. This is especially important during the holiday season, when ''to-do'' lists are long and the temptation to skip workouts is high.
Making fitness a priority is a key to holiday weight-loss success. Use these festive songs of the season to help you create a perfect holiday workout playlist that will keep you moving and in the holiday spirit at the same time!

  1.  Up On The House Top by The Jackson 5

  1.   Father Christmas by The Kinks

  1.   Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree by Mary J. Blige

  1.    Shake Up Christmas by Train

  1.   Mele Kalikimaka by Jimmy Buffett

  1.   Christmas Wrapping by The Waitresses

  1.   Jingle Bell Rock by Rascal Flatts

  1.    Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) by U2

  1.   12 Days of Christmas by Reliant K

  1.   What Christmas Means To Me by Stevie Wonder

  1.   Last Christmas by Wham!

  1.   Jingle Bells by Diana Krall

  1.   Wizards In Winter by Trans-Siberian Orchestra

  1.   All I Want For Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey

  1.  Joy to the World by Mannheim Steamroller

  1.    Sleigh Ride by The Ronettes

  1.  Step Into Christmas by Elton John

  1.    I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus by Twisted Sister

  1.   Cool Yule by Brian Setzer

  1.   Feliz Navidad by Jose’ Feliciano

  1.   Rock And Roll Christmas by George Thorogood &  The Destroyers
  1.    Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! By Ella Fitzgerald

  1.   Everybody Loves Christmas by Eddie Money

  1.   We Need A Little Christmas by The Cast of Glee

  1.   Run Rudolph Run by CeeLo Green

  1.   Christmas All Over Again by Tom Petty

  1.   Christmas This Year (Feat. Leigh Nash) by Toby Mac

  1.   Santa’s Got A Brand New Bag by Shedaisy

  1.   Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer by Straight No Chaser

  1.   Handel’s Messiah by Relient K

Celebrating Hanukkah? Be sure to check out these songs to inspire your Hanukkah workouts.
For a twist on the traditional Christmas songs, check out this Make It Pop!: Christmas Beat playlist from our friends at Yes! Fitness Music. If features (count 'em) 20 full-length remixed Christmas party hits!
Make It Pop!: Christmas Beat (20 Full-Length Xmas Party Hits - Remixed & Reloaded) - Yes Fitness Music

Do you ever work out to holiday music? Did you discover any new favorite holiday tunes thanks to this list?