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The Top 10 Workout Songs For August

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 08.10.2014 | 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 07.12.2014 | 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. ...

The Top 10 Workout Songs For January

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 03.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Kicking off the new year is an eclectic bunch of workout jams. Pharrell Williams turns up with a jaunty number for which he filmed a 24-hour long music video. The band American Authors continues a climb up the charts with a song you might know best from a Lowe's commercial.

The Top 10 Workout Songs Of 2013

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

The end of the year is a great time to survey workout music for two reasons. First, it provides a chance to look back at the year that's winding down and reminisce. Second, the new year is when folks make resolutions -- often to get into better shape -- and the recap includes a few songs that might help with that.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For December

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 02.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Remixes abound in this month's top 10 list. Half the songs below are chart favorites that have been given a makeover.

A Hot, Hot Playlist For Cold-Weather Workouts

Sarah Klein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

It's tempting to settle into living room DVD hibernation mode, no matter how much I remind myself about the benefits of exercising outside.

The Perfect Abs Workout Playlist

Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living

By Chris Lawhorn for Shape.com Most workout playlists are designed to push you through routines that involve a lot of quick, repetitive movements -...

November's 10 Best Workout Songs

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 list pulls evenly from the worlds of rock and pop. On the former front, you've got bands like Bastille, Imagine Dragons, and NONONO. On the latter, you've got dancefloor divas like Lady GaGa, Rihanna, and Katy Perry.

7 Reasons You Should Listen To Music When You Work Out

Posted 11.01.2013 | Healthy Living

Listening to music when you hit the gym to improve your workout isn't exactly a new concept. But understanding how your favorite tunes enhance your ex...

Run Your Stress Away With This Workout Playlist

Rachael Grannell | Posted 12.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachael Grannell

Sometimes I run to be healthy, and sometimes I run because I'm training for a race. But I've found that my most successful runs happen when I'm not worried about my distance, time or how many calories I think I've burned.

Is This The Least Motivating Playlist Ever?

Sarah Klein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

While these are some of my favorite songs in quiet moments, they are also the ones I quickly skip while running. But today's run was meant to be an easy one -- I have a 10K race in a couple of days and just wanted to move a bit without overdoing it.

The Top 10 Workout Songs for October 2013

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 12.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

Rounding out this month's top 10 are new singles from Eminem, Ellie Goulding, and Britney Spears along with additional remixes from Rihanna and Bruno Mars.

The Best Beyoncé Songs To Work Out To

Sarah Klein | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Sarah Klein

Some days it's easier than others to channel my inner diva into a badass workout. But all workouts feel a little bit better with the right (read: Beyoncé-filled) playlist.

The Top 10 Workout Songs For September

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 11.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 is dominated by duos. There are two songs by M83 and Imagine Dragons that have been out awhile but are just now getting their due from gym-goers.

HuffPost Workouts: 4-Time Olympic Champion Sanya Richards-Ross' Favorite Songs

Sanya Richards-Ross | Posted 10.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Sanya Richards-Ross

Nicki Minaj and Rihanna's song "Fly" is all about winning and flying, exactly what I want to do when I get on the track. Wale's "Ambition" keeps me setting my goals higher and higher, and Beyonce is my absolute favorite.