Monthly Archives: January 2011

Rock 5k running playlist (with some pop too)

This week’s 5k running playlist is very rock heavy. I didn’t want to make it too “rocky” so I also threw in some pop songs and some music that is on the border of rock and pop. This list is … Continue reading

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Running Playlist: iTunes top 10 BPM analysis: 01-25-2011

It’s Tuesday again and it’s time for the running playlist iTunes top 10 review. This week, we have some new entrants: F**kin’ Perfect (Clean Version), Hey Baby (Drop It To The Floor),Coming Home Unfortunately, only Hey Baby (Drop It To The Floor) is over … Continue reading

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A winter 10k running playlist

It’s still very cold outside, and snow is everywhere. I even recently heard on the news that 49 out of 50 states in the US are experiencing snow. This means that if you are out running, you’ll want to warm … Continue reading

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Running Playlist: iTunes top 10 BPM analysis: 01-11-2011

This week’s iTunes top 10 finally has a new entry in the #1 slot, and just any entry, it’s a new single by Britney Spears! Just like most Britney songs, Hold It Against Me has a great beat and is sure to … Continue reading

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Music does good for you physically, or in science speak: Anatomically distinct dopamine release during anticipation and experience of peak emotion to music

Source: http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/vaop/ncurrent/abs/nn.2726.html Music, an abstract stimulus, can arouse feelings of euphoria and craving, similar to tangible rewards that involve the striatal dopaminergic system. Using the neurochemical specificity of [11C]raclopride positron emission tomography scanning, combined with psychophysiological measures of autonomic nervous system … Continue reading

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Running Playlist: Top 10 Songs For Your 2010 Running Playlist

2010 has come and gone and just like every other media outlet, I too have a top 10 list. The songs on this list are the top 10 songs on running playlist that the thousands of visitors for this site … Continue reading

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A Diverse 5k Running Playlist For Beginners: 01-06-2011

It’s a new year, and I’m sure many of you have set a goal for this year to run a 5k. Well, the most important thing you’ll need for that (except for training of course) is a good running playlist. … Continue reading

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Running Playlist: iTunes top 10 BPM analysis: 01-05-2011

Welcome back everyone! I hope you had a great holiday season and you got some rest because running playlist is back with a lot of new music and playlist to rock your world! I thought the iTunes top 10 list … Continue reading

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