by Amanda MacMillan
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CN Digital Studio Running and music go together like peanut butter and bananas -- but it's gotta be the right kind of music. There's nothing worse than when you're feeling great and zooming along to Rihanna, and then Johnny Cash just like jumps in with some slow, sad country ballad. (Can you tell my husband and I share an iTunes subscription?) And yes, playlists can -- and do -- solve the slow-jam problem, but sometimes, you just want someone else to do all that curating for you.
(Speaking of music, our annual music issue launched this week -- check out this interview with cover star Ke$ha.)
To attempt to solve the problem of my not-so-runner-friendly music selection, I tested out two brand-new iPhone apps that claim to pick and choose the best running songs from your playlist, or beyond. (Sorry, no Android version for either, yet.) After a couple of workouts with each, here's the skinny on both.
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For $2.99, Tempo Run will