May 17 2018
The "10K a day" rule first emerged as a goal distance for walking groups in Japan during the 1960s.
Spring might be the easiest month for exercising—as it removes so many of the seasonal barriers that may have kept you indoors during the winter. In addition to providing warmer weather, this spring also brings a mix of workout tracks that help you that extra sunshine to use. In the playlist below, we′ll touch on the highlights from the Top 40 charts and beyond.
Starting with the hits, you′ve got comeback tracks from Lorde and Iggy Azalea. Remixes abound as well—with Katy Perry, Maroon 5, and Ed Sheeran each seeing their most recent hits reworked. Beyond the charts, you′ll find a club anthem from Yellow Claw and a college radio favorite from Gorillaz. Given the range of tunes on display, you should find something below to freshen up your running mix. When you′re ready to make tracks, here are the top 10 tunes of the month—according a poll from workout music site Run Hundred.
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.