I’ve never been a runner. In fact, I’ve always despised it. (Thanks 7th grade athletics! How I got stuck in that class still seems like a cruel joke.) But I know I’m in the minority with that opinion…which is why one day earlier this fall, I asked my friend, and fellow music fan, Kelly if she’d be up for writing a blog post on running playlists. She agreed – and boy, did she deliver! Enough to make me want to run. (Well, almost…) Read on for her killer tips to make your running playlist great.
Running is the perfect music lover’s workout: you can block out everything else but the open road at your feet and the tunes in your ears (safety tip: make sure to stay alert to your surroundings!). The perfect song can motivate you to sprint just a little harder through that last chorus, and the feeling of a great run can deepen your appreciation for whatever song or artist you chose for its soundtrack.
Whether you’re a seasoned runner looking for some new inspiration, or a beginner making your first running playlist, here are my best tips for logging some music-filled miles: [Read more…]