Best Christian Songs for Walking

by | Jun 18, 2019 | Weight Loss

*List just updated!* Does the thought of an intense aerobics class or run around the block intimidate you? I have good news for you–walking is exercise too!

Now, hear me when I say that it takes more than the walk from the couch to fridge to count as daily exercise. But, if the thought of “working out” sound daunting, know that just adding a twenty minute walk to your routine, five times a week can be a great start to a healthier lifestyle.

My goal at Compared to Who? is to encourage you to not just focus on getting your body healthy, but to turn your heart and mind towards our Savior.

I sincerely believe that whatever weight loss or health goals you have will be aided by a discipline that prioritizes time spent reading the Bible, praying, and focusing on just how much God loves you.

For this reason, we should view our workout time as a worship time.

Let’s get real, most of us don’t have hours and hours of free time, each day, that we get to spend alone. So, if you can find twenty to thirty minutes to take a brisk walk alone, you might as well make the most of it! Since I’ve turned forty, I’ve found that walking is the healthiest, easiest, and best way for me to clear my mind and exercise. Too much cardio was killing me. After decades in the gym and even teaching Spinning and kickboxing, walking is the only thing that’s good for my body right now!

Here are some of my favorite Christian songs with a great tempo for brisk walking. If you are able and want a little bit more of a challenge (or if you are doing a “Couch to 5K” type program), consider adding little bits of jogging or running during the chorus of each song. This type of interval training is great for weight loss and a good way to build up endurance if you aren’t used to running.

(Looking for a higher intensity workout music mix? Check out this Best Christian Workout Songs post!)

This whole Christian walking songs playlist is about 45 minutes long.

Here are the best Christian songs for walking:

Survivor by Zach Williams

Beckah Shae: Incorruptible

Grace Wins by Matthew West

Thrive by Casting Crowns

For King and Country: Joy

Flawless by Mercy Me

Burn Baby Burn by Mercy Me

Mandisa: Overcomer

Jonathan Thuilin: Compass

Soul on Fire by Third Day

Capital Kings: I Feel So Alive

Hillsong Young & Free: This is Living (Featuring Lecrae)

Newsboys: I Am Free

Colton Dixon: Love Has Come for Me (fabmusic remix)

For King & Country: Fix My Eyes

Shane Harper: Hold You Up

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7 Comments

  1. Natalie

    This is great! I listen to a “Christian workout music” channel on Pandora that is usually pretty good. I really like the “run during the chorus” suggestion!

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    • Heather Creekmore

      Thanks, Natalie! Yes, when I first made this list no one could use their streaming devices away from Wifi! How awesome is it that we can do that now? But, sometimes I find it nice to have some downloaded just in case signal is low! (T-mobile is hit or miss!) 🙂

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  2. Sabrina Berkshire

    I was just thinking I needed more Christian songs as I am doing the c25k program. I have some but about 15 minutes shy of the whole workout so thank you. Toby Mac is a really good one he has a few of upbeat songs also. Mandisa, and Danny Gokey.

    Reply
  3. Halee

    This is very helpful! Thanks!

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  4. Melanie Redd

    Hey Heather,

    I found your site via the Inspire Me Mondays link up. Glad to find you!

    What a great list of songs to exercise. I’m always looking for more inspirational Christian music while I’m working out!

    I’m going to add some of these!

    Hope you have a great day today. I pinned your blog to my Pinterest site.
    Blessings,
    Melanie

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    • Heather Creekmore

      Thanks so much, Melanie! It’s great to connect with you! Glad you found some inspiration! Thanks for the comment! 🙂

      Reply

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