The Awesome Running Playlist – Track 2

Track 2 – Levels – Avicii (2011)

I had the next few tracks lined up for this playlist.  The recent news of the passing of Tim Bergling, or as he was better known, Avicii has changed that. This track was on the long list but has been bumped up. Continue reading “The Awesome Running Playlist – Track 2”

The Awesome Running Playlist – Track 1

I was going to start this post with a clever explanation about beats per minute (BPM) and your running stride per minute (SPM)

There’s the story that American running coach Jack Daniels analysed the stride of many elite runners. He found that they almost all took 180 steps per minute (or 90 steps with each leg).

Turns out some of the runners he analysed actually took less than 180. The 180 was a rounded average, and unless you missed it they were ELITE. Finally, most beginner or intermediate runners take less than 180.

So let’s forget about BPM and SPM. It’s too complicated and a waste of our time. Let’s just focus on good tunes. Continue reading “The Awesome Running Playlist – Track 1”