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Chris 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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Run Hundred: Workout Music & Running Songs
by Chris Lawhorn, DJ, Workout Music Expert

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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). There's also a crossover hit ("Only the Horses") and a song popularized by a Kia commercial ("In My Mind"). Lastly, there's Dragonette with the month's number one track. The group isn't a household name, and the song is not from the Top 40—which means it had to top the chart the old-fashioned way: through sheer awesomeness.

Here's the full list, according to votes placed at Run Hundred--the web's most popular site for workout music.

Dragonette - Let It Go - 131 BPM

Christina Aguilera - Your Body - 104 BPM

OneRepublic - Feel Again - 70 BPM

Dierks Bentley - 5-1-5-0 - 118 BPM

PSY - Gangnam Style - 134 BPM

Scissor Sisters - Only The Horses - 127 BPM

Flo Rida - Whistle (Disfunktion Remix) - 128 BPM

Ivan Gough, Feenixpawl & Georgi Kay - In My Mind (Axwell Remix) - 127 BPM

Enrique Iglesias & Sammy Adams - Finally Found You - 128 BPM

Maroon 5 - One More Night - 93 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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