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AboutChris Lawhorn is the Resident DJ at Marie Claire magazine.
Each month, he reviews 300-400 new singles to find the best new music for a workout. His picks are organized here, according to their beats per minute.
To vote on upcoming tracks, hear this month's contenders, and find more resources for matching songs to the pace of your exercise routine, you can visit his Workout Music site.
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This month's top 10 songs is packed to the brim with surprises. With the exception of Rihanna--none of the usual suspects (GaGa, Pitbull, Katy Perry, etc.) make appearances. In their places, you'll find an aggressive synth track by Nero, a comeback single from Matchbox Twenty, a crossover hit from Juan Magan, the sophomore effort from One Direction, a mash-up from the Rock of Ages soundtrack, and more.
Here's the full list, according to votes placed at Run Hundred--the web's most popular site for workout music.
Wiz Khalifa - Work Hard, Play Hard - 70 BPM
Waka Flocka Flame, Nicki Minaj, Tyga & Flo Rida - Get Low - 125 BPM
Nero - Promises - 144 BPM
The Pretty Black Chains - Ambulance - 153 BPM
Matchbox Twenty - She's So Mean - 120 BPM
Juan Magan - Bailando Por Ahi - 131 BPM
Russell Brand & Catherine Zeta-Jones - We Built This City / We're Not
Gonna Take It - 143 BPM
One Direction - One Thing - 127 BPM
Rihanna - Where Have You Been - 128 BPM
Justin Bieber & Ludacris - All Around the World - 130 BPM
To find more workout songs - and hear next month's contenders - folks can check out Run Hundred's free database of workout music.
Visitors can browse the song selections there by genre, tempo, and era - to find the music that best fits with their particular workout routine.
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