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The Top 10 Workout Songs For November

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 11.01.2014 | 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.

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Running A Marathon

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 11.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Most marathon runners will tell you that despite the rules of mathematics, 13.1 miles x 2 does not equal 26.2 miles. So, before signing up to run a marathon, consider the following questions. Your answers will determine if you are truly ready.

Binge Eating In Veterans

Robin M. Masheb | Posted 11.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Robin M. Masheb

While many of the health effects of binge eating on veterans are similar to what has been found in civilian populations, it is clear that the disorder doesn't affect them exactly the same.

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.

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.

Why You Should Work For Stronger -- Not Slimmer -- Legs

Rebecca Mahoney | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mahoney

Let's talk about legs. Since the muscle groups are so large, it means they burn the most calories. They also provide the most energy based on their size, so stronger legs will increase endurance. Increased endurance means less fatigue. Less fatigue means more partying!

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.

How Napping Can Make Your Life Easier

Sylvie Barthelemy | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Sylvie Barthelemy

As a long-time napper myself, I can tell you it hasn't kept me from getting stuff done, growing and expanding. In fact for me napping in the middle of the day is a must if I want to remain productive and sane.

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.

How Current Arthritis Treatment Fails Patients

Kevin R. Stone, M.D. | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Kevin R. Stone, M.D.

Why is it that are we still in the outdated "wait, rest, drugs, joint replacement" era? Here is the shocking data.

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.

CrossFit, Back Pain, and Severed Spine Injury

Max Jacobson-Fried | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Max Jacobson-Fried

The point of course is not to avoid increases in risk at the detriment of our development; but rather, to understand the real risks that exist and try our best to mitigate them. There's not a lot we can do to avoid a freak accident, that's why it's called a "freak accident" and not "terrible thing you should have expected."

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.

How To Eat Healthy For Under $6 A Day

BuiltLean | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
BuiltLean

A number of recent studies have demonstrated the increasing cost of fresh, nutritious food. Conventional wisdom suggests that this cost can keep you from eating as healthfully as you might like. But is eating healthy really as expensive as everyone claims?

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.

Why CrossFitting During Pregnancy Is Selfish

Keri Lynn Ford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Keri Lynn Ford

To me, it's not worth risking my baby just so I can be the mom that is still doing ring kips and burpees at eight months pregnant. I plan to use common sense, do what feels right to me and listen to my doctor at all times. Don't be selfish at the risk of your future child.

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 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.

The Top 10 Workout Songs for August 2013

Chris Lawhorn | Posted 10.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Lawhorn

This month's top 10 is dominated by pop music -- albeit from a variety of sources. Mickey Mouse Club veterans Britney and Justin Timberlake turn up alongside American Idol alumni Phillip Phillips and Kelly Clarkson.