Looking for power walking music recommendations? If you can walk a mile
in 16 minutes or less, you can consider yourself a power walker! At this
pace, you’ll need songs that are 137 beats per minute or faster.
Songs at this tempo will keep your energy level high and help
you to maintain your pace. Below you'll find some recommended songs so you can create a great playlist. You
can download them at your favorite music downloading site.
If you use iTunes, you can download an entire album
designed for power walking. They've taken hit songs and remastered them
to fit within the 137 plus beats per minute range.
This playlist has everything from Dire Straits to Taylor Swift. It's a great mix of music genres and artists. Each song is at least 137 beats per minute which will help keep you on track to complete a 16-minute mile.
There are also many songs that you can download that have been remastered to match a 137+ beats per minute tempo. So if some of your favorite tunes aren't fast enough, you can always get the remastered version. Here are some ideas.
Listening to your favorite songs while walking will give you a boost
of energy. It will also make the time go by quicker. That’s because
listening to music you enjoy is fun!
To make your own
customized playlist, do a search for songs that are 137 beats per minute
or faster. I found one website that does this work for you and provides
thousands of songs at different walking paces.
and take a look at their library of songs for 137 beats per minute or faster. You can even download the songs from the website.
navigation is a bit annoying. You'll need to type in the answer to a
math problem at the top of each page before you can move on to another
But I think it's well worth the extra work to find a list of songs that you'll enjoy walking to.
Now that you have your favorite songs, you’re ready to add some fun to your walking!