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Some chart hits made the Top 10 in their original forms, while others got beat out by their own remixes.

TOP 10 WORKOUT TRACKS OF 2013

Rock Your Body at a Steady 130 BPM and Put Your Hands Up in the Air—Preferably With a
15-Pound Weight in Each One
The list below reflects more than 70k votes placed last year on RunHundred.com, whose Chris Lawhorn kindly supplies us with the site’s monthly Top 10s. According to the poll, the most popular acts in the gym last year were David Guetta and Pitbull, each of whom appears twice, albeit in tandem with ringers Christina Aguilera, Ke$ha, Rihanna, Akon and Ne-Yo.

Chart hits from Flo Rida and Jason Derulo made the Top 10 in their original forms, while those from Avicii and Gaga got beat out by their own remixes. Some of the biggest records of 2013 didn't make the cut—including Katy Perry's "Roar," Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines," Imagine Dragons’ "Radioactive" and Lorde’s "Royals." Conversely, several tracks below got more love in the gym than on the radio—like Fergie, Q-Tip and GoonRock's contribution to The Great Gatsby.

On the whole, Chris offers, there are probably a few songs here you loved, a few you missed and a few that have been given a makeover since you last heard them. Click on any of the track names below to refresh your memory and/or download it from iTunes or Amazon MP3.

Pitbull & Christina Aguilera, "Feel This Moment" 137 BPM
Selena Gomez, "Come & Get It" (Dave Aude Club Remix) 130 BPM
Fergie, Q-Tip & GoonRock, "A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got)" 130 BPM
Flo Rida, "How I Feel" 128 BPM
Lady Gaga, "Applause" (DJ White Shadow Trap Remix) 141 BPM
Jason Derulo, "The Other Side" 128 BPM
Avicii, "Wake Me Up" (Avicii Speed Remix) 126 BPM
David Guetta, Ne-Yo & Akon, "Play Hard" 130 BPM
Rihanna & David Guetta, "Right Now" (Justin Prime Radio Edit) 131 BPM
Pitbull & Kesha, "Timber" 130 BPM

Now, we’ve worked out to some of these tracks during group sessions at the local fitness club, including a ton of "Blurred Lines," "Roar" and "Radioactive." But our Top 10 of 2013, had it been compiled, would look somewhat different. Capital Cities' "Safe and Sound," HAIM’s "The Wire" and Daft Punk’s "Get Lucky" would definitely be on it, and we regularly spun (spinned?) to several other tracks from both Days Gone By and Random Access Memories. Atlas GeniusWhen It Was Now and Kings of Leon’s Mechanical Bull yielded three or four gym faves apiece, and Tegan and Sara’s "Closer" still gets played with some frequency more than a year after it first appeared. Jagwar Ma’s "Come Save Me" and Broken Bells’ "Holding On for Life" are among the recent contenders. But that’s just us. Now, get back to the weight room—and don’t forget to hydrate.
 

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