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The Top 10 Workout Songs for July 2012

This month's top 10 list is filled with surprises. With the exception of Rihanna, none of the usual suspects (Lady GaGa, Pitbull, Katy Perry, etc.) make an appearance. In their places, you'll find an aggressive synth track by Nero, a comeback single from Matchbox Twenty, a crossover hit from Juan Magan, the sophomore effort from One Direction, a mash-up from the Rock of Ages soundtrack, and more.

Here's the full list of July's best exercise music, according to votes placed at, the web's most popular workout music website.

Nero - Promises - 144 BPM

Rihanna - Where Have You Been - 128 BPM

One Direction - One Thing - 127 BPM

Juan Magan - Bailando Por Ahi - 131 BPM

Matchbox Twenty - She's So Mean - 120 BPM

Wiz Khalifa - Work Hard, Play Hard - 70 BPM

Justin Bieber & Ludacris - All Around the World - 130 BPM

The Pretty Black Chains - Ambulance - 153 BPM

Russell Brand & Catherine Zeta-Jones - We Built This City / We're Not Gonna Take It - 143 BPM

Waka Flocka Flame, Nicki Minaj, Tyga & Flo Rida - Get Low - 125 BPM

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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