Let’s get something out of the way: motivation is flaky. Just like all your promises about getting abs New Year after New Year. But hey, whatever it takes to at least get your arse up and running or blow through that last rep, right?
That explains why wireless headphones are all the rage and Spotify is your number one #fitfam. Given music’s ability to empower, it would be remiss for the top music streaming app not to crunch the data and find out what the most streamed, most motivational workout hit is.
According to the results, ‘Till I Collapse’ by Eminem and Nate Dogg is the most popular motivator among the guys in Singapore. The track starts off self-reflexively about the idea of motivation – digging deep and not giving up when the pursuit of your goals wear you down. The words get controversial in trademark Eminem fashion as the intro punches into the verse, and then the chorus about how he will not stop rapping ”Til the roof comes off, ’til the lights go out’.
‘Till I Collapse’ was first released in Eminem’s fourth studio album, The Eminem Show, back in 2002. It has since garnered 361 million views on YouTube. If it can stand the test of time (and the dearth of hip-hop on airwaves) to still be a fitting tribute to your lifeless body post-workout, making this your HIIT hit could very well have the same lasting effect on your vaguely inspiring fitness rezzos.
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