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December 23, 2009

Music Playlist: Fast Songs for Cycling

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Photo Credit: Corbis Photography/Veer.com

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Cycling and spinning both offer a chance to break out some songs that are too fast for most other exercises. To that end, I've put together a list of songs all clocking in at 160 BPM...to not only get you moving briskly, but help keep you at this pace for as long as you're pedaling.

1. Kaiser Chiefs - Every Day I Love You Less and Less Kaiser Chiefs -
Employment - Everyday I Love You Less and Less

2. Shooter Jennings - Walk of Life Shooter Jennings
- The Wolf - Walk of Life

3. T.I. & Rihanna - Live Your Life T.I. - Paper
Trail (Deluxe Version) - Live Your Life (feat. Rihanna)

4. John Travolta - Greased Lightnin' John Travolta -
Grease (Deluxe Edition) [Soundtrack from the Motion Picture] - Greased

5. Mims - Move (If You Wanna) Mims - Guilt -
Move (If You Wanna)

6. Fleetwood Mac - Temporary One (Live) Fleetwood Mac -
The Dance - Temporary One

7. Bloc Party - This Modern Love Bloc Party -
Silent Alarm - This Modern Love

8. Le Tigre - Deceptacon Le Tigre - Le
Tigre - Deceptacon

9. Bruce Springsteen - Viva Las Vegas Bruce Springsteen
- Elvis: Viva Las Vegas (Original Soundtrack) - Viva Las Vegas

10. Shania Twain - Honey, I'm Home Shania Twain -
Shania Twain: Greatest Hits - Honey, I'm Home

MC's resident DJ Chris Lawhorn weeds through each week's releases to find the best, new music for a workout. The highlights are presented here, organized by their beats per minute.

More songs — and resources for matching them to the pace of your routine — can be found on RunHundred.com.

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