Big names, like Avicii, and fresh faces, like Jessie J, team up to send you racing into the new year with this high-energy exercise playlist

By Chris Lawhorn
January 14, 2015

The best part of this month's workout music round-up is the balance it strikes between old favorites and chart-rising newcomers. By veering between the two, this mix manages to sound both familiar and fresh at the same time. (Rather listen to Serial? See 9 Podcasts to Soundtrack Your Runs until the series returns.)

In terms of Top 40 regulars, you've got a pair of collaborations uniting Jessie J with 2 Chainz and Wyclef Jean with Avicii. As for new faces, you'll find a song from Penguin Prison that could pass for vintage Hall & Oates along with a club track from Alesso & Tove Lo featuring lyrics by David Bowie. The whole affair kicks off with AC/DC's first new song in six years. The song's beats-per-minute (BPM) count is slow enough to ease you into things physically, while its thundering riff gets you fired up mentally. If you need a power track mid-routine, press play on the fastest (and most popular) song of the month: Sheppard's ode to taking plunges. (If you need something faster, check out this Power Hour Playlist for 16 high-speed options.)

For most folks, the new year is a time for taking stock and making changes-mixing things that worked in the past with new approaches for the future. This month's top 10 list does a little of the same, blending veteran hitmakers with promising upstarts. To that end, it just might be the perfect playlist for the new year and your next workout.

Here's the full list, according to votes placed at Run Hundred.

To find more workout songs, check out the free database at Run Hundred. You can browse by genre, tempo, and era to find the best songs to rock your workout.

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