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Music and Exercise

The Top 10 Workout Songs For January

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 03.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Typically, the beginning of a new year is when folks resolve to get into better shape. This month's mix features a lively bundle of songs to help you kick things off with a bang.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For December

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 02.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Closing out the year is an eclectic bunch of tracks, which ought to help you polish off December in style.

The Top 10 Songs For November

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 01.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 list could double as a preview of the most-anticipated albums coming out this winter. Bruno Mars, Kelly Clarkson, One Direction and Ke$ha each have new releases in the works (and new singles below).

The Top 10 Workout Songs For October

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 list should have a little something for everybody. It's got a song you hear everywhere (from PSY), a comeback single (from Christina Aguilera), and a wildcard country track (from Dierks Bentley). Here's the full list, according to a poll on Run Hundred.

HuffPost Workouts: Brik Fitness's Empowerment Playlist

Brian Nguyen | Posted 11.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Brian Nguyen

Here at Brik Fitness, one of our core values is to inspire... through fun! One of the most effective tools? Great music! A great playlist truly allows our clients to unfold, get into a rhythm and just flow with exercise!

The Top 10 Workout Songs for September

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 draws heavily from the Top 40. Accordingly, it's heavy on pop tunes--albeit from a variety of genres. Here's the full list, according to a poll on Run Hundred -- the web's most popular workout music blog.

The Top 10 Workout Songs Of 2012... So Far

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 10.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

It's usually December when folks take a look back at the year that's passed. But, since we're midway through the summer -- and there are plenty of opportunities to get back outdoors -- it seems like a great time to recap the best workout tracks from January through June.

Workout CD Giveaway: Run Hundred's New Album Can Be Yours

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 08.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

To mix things up a little, I worked with a dozen indie bands and DJs from a variety of genres to make a different sort of workout compilation.

Make the Best Jogging Playlist Ever: Here's How

Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D. | Posted 06.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Joseph Cardillo, Ph.D.

Are you one of those joggers who can't even think of stepping onto the road (or track) without your iPod? Well, science says there is a good reason.

How Music Boosts Your Workout

Jill S. Brown | Posted 03.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

If you think you get a better workout, or feel motivated to do a harder workout when you're listening to your favorite tunes, it's not your imagination. Recent research actually shows that people exert more effort and don't mind doing so when they're pumping to the jams.