Whether you're running, cycling, or walking, find the most inspiring soundtracks here.

By Chris Lawhorn
April 23, 2009

The Best Playlist for RUNNING

Why We Love It

When Eminem cues up, we hit high gear.

Created by Matthew Reyes,

an iamplify.com Trainer in Brentwood, California


The Best Playlist for STRENGTH TRAINING

Why We Love It

Our favorite songs of the year are here, and the strong beats help time our reps.

Created by Jeanine Detz,

SHAPE's Senior Fitness Editor

The Best Playlist for WALKING

Why We Love It

When you're starting to fade, C+C Music Factory brings you back to life.

Created by Leslie Sansone,

Walking Expert and the Author of Eat Smart, Walk Strong (Center Street)

The Best Playlist for CARDIO MACHINES

Why We Love It

It's personal. We asked Shape staffers to ID their favorite songs for hitting the treadmill, elliptical, bike, stair master, and rowing machine. The result: one perfect, high-energy mix.