05 July 2012

The top 10 workout songs for July

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 workout music blog.

Wiz Khalifa - Work Hard, Play Hard - 70 BPM

Waka Flocka Flame, Nicki Minaj, Tyga & Flo Rida - Get Low - 125 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

Justin Bieber & Ludacris - All Around the World - 130 BPM

Rihanna - Where Have You Been - 128 BPM

Nero - Promises - 144 BPM

To find more workout songs, folks can check out the free database at RunHundred.com. Visitors can browse the song selections there by genre, tempo, and era—to find the music that best fits with their particular workout routine.

Posted by Chris Lawhorn from RunHundred.com.  

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