Music is the soundtrack to our lives. Music can lift our moods and make us dance. The arrival of aerobics in the 80's was the beginning of dance music's commercial arrival. It was obvious that working out needed soundtracks. Life after disco had begun and jumping, running, cycling, dancing all had a beat. Not that I don't love disco, but EDM really has so many sub-genres from Progressive to Deep, Techno to Trap, Chill to Latin House and more! With so many flavors there's really something for everyone.
Is being fit and healthy mutually exclusive from the hedonistic world of dance music? Or can exercise and late-night club culture happily co-exist? DJ Mag talks to a number of fitness advocates in the dance world to find out how these often polarised worlds have come together-and are happily complementing one another...click here to read the full article.
Juan Maclean is one of the DJs interviewed for the article and is an avid runner. This house mix from him is the perfect soundtrack and tempo to get your run on.