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30-Minute Elliptical Workout With Playlist

A Short and Sweet Sweat-Inducing Elliptical Workout

Burn calories and build up a serious sweat in just over 30 minutes with this elliptical workout. The accompanying playlist will only help to motivate as you switch up the speed, resistance, and direction.

If you're still new to a cardio routine, stay at the low end of the SPM (strides per minute) spectrum, and if you're looking to push yourself with something more advanced, stick around the higher number on the SPM range. Subscribe to the Spotify playlist so you have it ready to go at the gym, and then check out the full workout below.

Song Resistance *SPM Notes
"Call It What You Want" — Foster the People 4 120-130 Warmup
"Burn" — Ellie Goulding 6 140-160
"Falling Out" — Body Language 8 110-120 Pedal Backwards
"I Look to You" — Miami Horror, Kimbra 6 160-170 Sprint
"Lose Yourself to Dance" — Daft Punk, Pharrell Williams 10 100-120 Pedal Backwards
"Drunk in Love" — Beyoncé, Jay Z 8 140-150
"Overflow" — Little Majorette 5 120-130 Cooldown

*SPM = strides per minute
Incline = 20 percent

If this mix isn't your style, then check out all our workout playlists here to find something that suits your needs and taste.


Remember: you will need to download the free Spotify software or the app to listen to our playlists.

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