I always play a song to get me mentally prepped for an intense lift, something hard, steady, with an awesome beat; kind of epic!
As of now mine is Eulogy by Tool!
Lets hear some of yours!
YouTube- Tool - Eulogy live 1997 Asbury Park, NJ
LL Cool J- Time For War
Mortal Kombat ..yes i know but hey i am 34 yo
YouTube- Coheed and Cambria Gravemakers and Gunslingers
intro is good.
YouTube- He Is Legend - The Greatest Actor Alive
chorus is awesome, the guy can really sing (low quality vid tho)
YouTube- James Brown The big Payback
Its James. no explanation needed.
Hatebreed - Live for This
i dont rock the ipod while lifting. I have the glorious privilage of listening to Just Beeber and Nsync on a continous loop it seems. What do you expect from a Urban Active.
I have to have my Ipod as to not have to lift to Beyonce, etc. My gym even plays Celine Dion from time to time - totally lame.
However, they play music videos on all the screens and that can be more distracting, especially that video with Beyonce and Shakira. That one is incredible.
So my iPod is full of Tool, Alice in Chains, Sepultura, Pantera.....and some Quiet Riot
Something that gets me in the mood cause I like it:
Something that gets me in the mood cause yes, I really want to hurt him:
dmx-ruff ryders anthem....or onxy-slam
I Force Anabolic Minion, Eat, Train, Grow
"I am legally blind and if I can Squat,deadlift and over all get myself to the gym then anyone can get their a$$ in gear and get strong!!" - malleus25
I listen to chopsticks, hardcore chopsticks...like you know with a metalized sound to the keyboard...
Heard it at the end of The Hurt Locker. Freakin awesome!
Relax by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
Bizarre Love Triangle by New Order
Another Night by La Bouche
You want intensity?
Five Finger Death Punch- Dying Breed
YouTube- DBZ AMV - Dying Breed (Five Finger Death Punch)
However, as someone else mentioned...Hatebreed- Live For This is basically the anthem for any hardcore trainer. Gotta love that aggressive adrenaline rush!
"Never trust a b*tch because b*tches be crazy, now get out there and go crush some P***Y!" - Jerry Stiller.