11 Scary-Good Halloween Workouts to Get You Sweating All Spooky Season Long

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While it's true that we love a good HIIT workout or strength session all year long, there's something about October that makes us want Halloween-themed everything, and that includes our fitness routines. Sometimes that means blasting our favorite Halloween cardio playlist, other times we'll swap our dumbbells for a precarved pumpkin. (Leave the pumpkin guts in if you want a heavier weight!) But if you've never tried a Halloween-themed workout video — complete with the music, the moves, and yes, the costumes — now is the perfect time to try. We've rounded up our current faves ahead, so throw on some spooky workout gear, set aside the candy for now (post-workout snack, anyone?), and get ready to sweat!

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15-Minute Halloween Dance Workout

You can't help but love this high-energy workout from Jamie Kinkeade, founder of and instructor at The Studio by Jamie Kinkeade. It starts with "Ghostbusters," goes into "Thriller," and hits a bunch more Halloween-themed hits while incorporating squats, high knees, and dance moves for a full cardio workout.

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Billie Eilish "Bad Guy" Dance Workout

We love the creepy-cool vibe of this Billie Eilish dance workout, created by choreographer Mylee Dance, and it's the perfect routine to pull up when you want to challenge yourself with more advanced moves.

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Hocus Pocus Cardio Dance Workout

If you love DCOM classic Hocus Pocus, this workout is about to put a spell on you. Choreographer and dance and fitness instructor Joseph Corella leads the upbeat choreography, which is set to "I Put a Spell on You" and features simple bodyweight moves and spot-on costumes.

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30-Minute Halloween Dance Cardio Workout

For a longer workout, look no further than this dance cardio burner from Gina B of Up to the BEat Fit. It's a good one for all levels and features hit after Halloween hit, including "Monster Mash" and "Time Warp."

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25-Minute Pumpkin Workout

Put your extra pumpkin to use with this 25-minute workout from BCRPA-certified trainer Kelsey Ellis! You'll complete three sets of 12 reps for each of the exercises (which include compound moves like sumo squat with bicep curl and single-leg deadlift with row), with one to two minutes of rest between sets. (If you don't have a pumpkin, grab a pair of dumbbells!)

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"Exercise The Demons" Zombie Workout Video

From the makeup to the lighting to the costume, this 30-minute dance workout is perfect for getting you in the Halloween spirit! It's led by HyperBody®, a multimedia artist and AFAA-certified group-fitness instructor, who takes you through simple but effective choreography to get your whole body moving.

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"Thriller" Dance Workout

Only have time for a quick workout? Look no further than this five-minute cardio routine set to "Thriller," which gets you moving and sweating with hip thrusts, punches, arm holds, and more.

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Low-Impact, Catwoman-Inspired Total Body Workout

Cassey Ho, Pilates instructor and founder of Pop Pilates, created this bodyweight workout that targets your arms, abs, and butt for a sleek, low-impact, Catwoman-inspired routine. Throw on your black leggings (slicked-back hair and lipstick optional), and join in!

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FitDance "Thriller" Dance Workout

Yes, there is already a "Thriller" workout in this playlist, but it's Halloween and we deserve more than one. This choreography is a little trickier, but we love the intense feel of the video and the way bodyweight exercises like squats are weaved into the dance moves.

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30-Minute Halloween Dance HIIT Workout

This balanced, full-body workout starts fast and never slows down. Led by group fitness instructor Jennifer Lewis, you'll fly through upbeat versions of classic Halloween songs until the sweat is dripping!

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Lady Gaga "Monster" Dance Workout From the Fitness Marshall

If "Monster" isn't already considered a Halloween classic, we think this creepy, powerful Halloween dance workout can change that. Get ready for monster claws, punches, and plenty of sweat.