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The ultimate summer workout playlist to lift your mood

Switching up your playlist is one of the easiest ways to make your workout feel fresh again. That’s why we’ve created a new summer workout playlist designed to boost your mood during your next cardio session.

Whether you’re hitting your goals in the air conditioning of the gym or taking your workout outdoors, this is the ideal soundtrack to a summer of wellness.

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We asked David Lloyd Clubs members and staff for their favourite summer-inflected tracks. Not all of these tunes are literally about summer – it’s more about creating feel-good vibes while you’re getting your sweat on.

Woman running beside the sea

While it’s a great standalone summer playlist, you can, of course, use it for inspiration and cherry-pick tracks to build your own bespoke sunny-day soundtrack.

Even though we’ve created this playlist with workouts in mind, we’re also confident that it would go down nicely at your next summer barbecue!

Get ready to discover your new favourite summer sounds…

The ultimate summer workout soundtrack

Enjoy the ultimate summer workout soundtrack
  • Solid Gold – Disciples, bshp
  • Summer Jam – The Underdog Project
  • Learn to Fly – Foo Fighters
  • It’s A Killa – FISHER, Shermanology
  • Jubel – Klingande
  • Summer Son – Texas
  • All I Do Is Win – DJ Khaled
  • Walking on Sunshine – Katrina & The Waves
  • Mi Rey – Dario G
  • Music For a Sushi Restaurant – Harry Styles
  • Make Your Move – Anton Powers, Redondo
  • Do Your Thing – Basement Jaxx
  • Body – Loud Luxury, Brando
  • Mr Brightside – The Killers
  • About You Now – Sugababes
  • Bad Guy – Billie Eilish
  • Zitti e Buoni – Maneskin
  • Dance Apocalyptic – Janelle Monae
  • Hey Ya – Outkast
  • Summertime Sadness – Lana Del Rey, Cedric Gervais
  • Levitating – Dua Lipa
  • Sunroof – Nicky Youre, dazy
  • Rainfall (Praise You) – Tom Santa
  • BREAK MY SOUL – Beyonce
  • 21 Reasons – Nathan Dawe, Ella Henderson
  • FloriDada – Animal Collective
  • All Alone – Gorillaz, Roots Manuva
  • Feel Good Time – P!nk, William Orbit
  • Summer – Calvin Harris
  • Firework – Katy Perry
  • Lush Life – Zara Larsson
  • Don’t Wait Up (Riton mix) – Shakira
  • Pon de Replay – Ed Marquis, Emie
  • There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back – Shawn Mendes
  • Can’t Get You out of My Head – Kylie Minogue

We’ve also created a new summer playlist for our Clubs – come on down to your local club and check it out! From pool parties and outdoor spas to fitness classes, there’s plenty to enjoy this summer at David Lloyd Clubs.

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