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The Top 10 Workout Songs For July 2015

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 07.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

In short, you've got nice weather, new tunes, and no excuse to stay indoors. So, get up, get out, and get your share of the fresh air.

The Top 10 Workout Songs for June 2015

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 06.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Familiarity and freshness are key ingredients in a workout playlist. While songs from the former category provide reliable inspiration, those in the latter bring the dynamism. Thankfully, June's top workout tracks feature a healthy balance of both.

This Month's Top 10 Workout Songs

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 05.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Just as a remix can breathe new life into a familiar favorite, a few new songs can liven up an entire playlist. So, take a listen to some this month's highlights, see what moves you, and put the winners to work.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For March

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 05.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

If you're looking for a few new songs to spruce up your existing mix, you're in luck. Alternatively, if you need a clean break, you can swap in this entire list -- since it blends a variety of speeds and sounds that will get you moving and keep you guessing.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For February

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 04.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Exactly half of the songs voted into the top 10 appear in re-worked versions. As always, this is a blessing for folks in search of musical inspiration, since these uptempo updates take existing gym favorites and accentuate their beats and momentum.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For January

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 03.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

The highlight of this month's workout music round-up is the balance it strikes between perennial favorites and relative newcomers. By veering between the two, the mix manages to send both familiar and fresh at the same time.

Yoga-tta Acclimate to Be Bendy

Melissa Nordin | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

YBeBendy tackles the question: Is it safe to practice yoga after exposure to extreme cold? When I began research on this topic, I was struck silent...

10 Workout Songs So Good, We're Bringing Them Into 2015

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 03.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

With few exceptions, workout songs can be distinguished by two main attributes: popularity and speed. If a song has cracked the Top 40 chart and has a tempo above 125 beats per minute (BPM), there's a good chance you'll hear it in the gym.

9 Bootylicious Workout Songs To Commemorate The Year Of The Butt

Sarah Klein | Posted 02.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

If 2014 was the year of the butt, 2015 promises to be the year we work on ours. And what more inspiring way to both commemorate the bootylicious year we've had and kick our rears into gear in the next 12 months than with the best workout songs about, you guessed it, butts.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For December

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

What's striking about this month's top 10 list is the quantity of pop songs it contains by folks who aren't archetypal pop stars.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For November

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 01.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

In terms of working out, 128 BPM's dominance in pop music means that if you can find an exercise routine that approximates this pace, you'll never be short of new workout music. If you've already got fixed a routine, you can swap in any of the songs from that range and see how they fit.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For October

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 12.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

On the whole, Top 40 tracks dominate this month's list. But, there should also be enough alternate versions -- plus some crossover hits from upstarts like Kongos and Echosmith -- to keep things interesting.

The Best Workout Songs For September

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 11.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Summer might be winding down, but you'd never guess it from this set of sunny songs. The top 10 list below kicks off with a remix of Calvin Harris' ode to the warmest season and continues to heat up from there.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For August

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

On the whole, this playlist compiles a healthy mix of new tunes, fresh takes on recent favorites, and a few curve balls. So, there should be plenty of songs here to keep you moving and a few to keep you guessing.

July's Best Workout Songs

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 09.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

No matter where your interests lie on the musical spectrum, there should be something for you. So, if you're looking for a few new tunes to liven up your summer workouts, this month's playlist will give you 10 great places to start.

Celebrate The Start Of Summer With This Upbeat Workout Playlist

Chace Beech | Posted 08.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Chace Beech

Running inside on the treadmill all winter really had me revving to go for a glorious run in the great outdoors.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For June

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 list provides a succinct argument for the dominance of electronic music on the pop charts.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For May

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 07.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 list contains a healthy mix of perennial favorites and relative upstarts. Chart regulars like Shakira and OneRepublic both clock in with their most recent singles.

10 Songs About Running To Motivate Your Next, Well, Run!

Sarah Klein | Posted 06.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

It doesn't matter if you're looking for fast beats, thumping base or inspiring lyrics, motivational tunes can be found in just about any musical genre. But sometimes, we just might find ourselves looking for a more literal uplift.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For April

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 06.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Winter's over, and this month's top 10 list is full of tracks that'll propel you into the great outdoors.

The Ultimate Iron-Pumping Playlist

Arman Walia | Posted 06.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Arman Walia

When I slid underneath the bench press, ready to conquer my PR, I turned the music on, and boom. Killed my personal record by four reps. I was in awe. Was it the music? Was it the Dri-FIT? It was the music.

Your Favorite Workout Songs Of The Month

Posted 03.29.2014 | Healthy Living

Considering the right playlist can not only motivate you to work out but can even encourage you to up your effort, music is not to be underestimated. ...

The Top 10 Workout Songs For March

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 05.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's playlist is dominated by club tracks. Fitz & The Tantrums appeared in last month's Top 10 and return this month with the only rock song to make the cut.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For February

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 list is as eclectic as they come. From the Top 40, you'll find a trio of collaborations featuring Enrique Iglesias, Macklemore, and Shakira.

If This Playlist Can Help The Seahawks Win A Super Bowl, It Will Surely Get You Through 30 Minutes On The Treadmill

Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living

This weekend's Super Bowl blowout may be testament to a fitness fact we've long known to be true: Working out is better with the right soundtrack. ...