Chris Lawhorn

Chris Lawhorn runs the workout music database Run Hundred and contributes playlists to SHAPE. He also operates the Case/Martingale record label and holds a BA in English from Ball State University. Before joining SHAPE, Chris was the Resident DJ at Marie Claire.

While working out is generally considered a physical activity, it requires a lot from—and contributes a lot to—your mental state as well. To that end, this playlist focuses on songs that...

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The ‘90s spawned a variety of musical movements, with pop groups and hair bands giving way to gangsta rap and electronica acts. Having said that, no genre had more of an impact on...

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There’s something luxurious about a 60-minute workout. Unlike the 30-minute ones you might squeeze in between tasks, it gives you a chance to stretch your legs, test your limits, and...

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Working out is generally considered a physical activity, but plenty of it is mental. It takes initiative to start a routine and tenacity to stick with it. To support you on both fronts,...

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While January is the month when most folks make their fitness resolutions, July might be the best time to act on them. The sun comes up earlier and a stays out...

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The virtue of having remixes in your workout playlist is that they offer the best of both worlds: songs you already love and music that sounds brand new. With their help, you can feel...

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With the crossover success of singers like Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood, there's been increasing amount of overlap between pop and country on the radio. One benefit of this trend?...

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For bands and fans alike, summer is the prime time for music. As acts new and old pile into their tour buses and jets, the criss-crossing itineraries offer a variety of ways to see your...

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Familiarity and freshness are key ingredients in a workout playlist. While songs from the former category provide reliable inspiration, those in the latter...

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By operating under a variety of aliases—like Roman Zolanski, Nicki Teresa, and Point Dexter—Nicki Minaj has been able to squeeze a remarkable number of different styles into her three...

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