23 '80s Workout Songs

Whether they were busting out power ballads about whipping it good, finding their rhythm, or proclaiming their love with extended cardio—500 miles to be exact—one thing's for sure: music from the '80s was awesome!

1 Michael Jackson, "Beat It"

2 Bon Jovi, "Livin’ On a Prayer"

3 Europe, "The Final Countdown"

4 Phil Collins, "In The Air Tonight"

5 Dead Or Alive, "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)"

6 Devo, "Whip It"

7 Billy Idol, "Dancing With Myself"

8 Dexys Midnight Runners, "Come On Eileen"

9 Cyndi Lauper, "Girls Just Want to Have Fun"

10 Whitney Houston, "I Wanna Dance with Somebody"

11 Janet Jackson, "Rhythm Nation"

12 Blondie, "Call Me"

13 a-ha, "Take On Me"

14 Madonna, "Material Girl"

15 David Bowie, "Let’s Dance"

16 Pat Benatar, "Love Is A Battlefield"

17 Eurythmics, "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)"

18 Wham!, "Wake Me up Before You Go-Go"

19 The Proclaimers, "I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)"

20 RUN-DMC, "Walk This Way"

21 Soft Cell, "Tainted Love"

22 Prince, "When Doves Cry"

23 Toto, "Africa"