I have to admit, I was hoping the first of May would usher in slightly warmer temps than the ones we had today. While we might not be able to rely on Mother Nature to heat up our workouts, the below tunes might just do the trick!
Fort Wayne, IN – May 1, 2014 – 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. At the same time, Ed Sheeran and Christina Perri are making their first appearances in the top 10—him with some uncredited assistance from Pharrell Williams and her by way of a Passion Pit remix.
Whether you're looking for the comfort of something familiar or a boost from something new, there should be a song or two below that will pop you into a pair of sneakers.
Here's the full list, according to votes placed at Run Hundred--the web's most popular workout music blog.
Skrillex - Recess - 105 BPM
Ellie Goulding - Beating Heart - 128 BPM
Christina Perri - Human (Passion Pit Remix) - 119 BPM
Naughty Boy & Sam Smith - La La La - 125 BPM
Ed Sheeran - Sing - 121 BPM
Shakira - Empire - 80 BPM
Mystery Skulls - Ghost (Solidisco Remix) - 124 BPM
Calvin Harris - Summer - 128 BPM
OneRepublic - Love Runs Out - 121 BPM
Childish Gambino - Sweatpants - 80 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.