What do you listen to while you workout?
- 01-05-2008, 04:42 AM
What do you listen to while you workout?
I do believe a topic like this would belong in the Training Forum, seeing as how it has to with what music we listen to and what music motivates us while training. I figured I'd make a thread for all of us to share our playlists with one another, so those of us with iPods, or whatever you use, can have some variety to listen to while we're in the gym.
All I know is, I need a new iPod. I can't stand listening to the same sh!t on XM Radio, which they play in my gym. Nelly Furtado and other poppy sh!t just doesn't cut it for me, lol.
- 01-05-2008, 05:17 AM
yes i know what you mean about listening to the same music over again, that happens at my school! but where i train we can change the stereo ourself, i sometimes take my I-Pod, make sure u have music that motivates you like heavy metal, rap, rock etc... trust me i decided to try working out to some R&B and some soft pop etc and it was one of the worst workouts ever...
a few examples of what i listen too:
Armin Van Burren
MOS (Ministry of Sound)
The list is endless, be careful though even though loud music motivates it can be harmful, i found it can even affect my workouts, so have it at a realistic level!!!
- 01-05-2008, 05:25 AM
Some Rap and R&B seems to motivate me, for some reason. I guess it just really depends on what kind of mood I'm in. Here's some of what I have;
Artist - Song Title
Sean Kingston - 'Take You There'
50 Cent - '21 Questions', 'Ayo Technology', 'In Da Club'
Akon - 'Don't Matter', 'Sorry, Blame It On Me', 'I Wanna F*ck You (feat. Snoop Dogg)'
Baby Bash - 'Cyclone (feat. T-Pain)'
Baby Huey - 'Pop, Lock and Drop It'
Birdman - '100 Million Dollars', 'Championship Pop Bottles (feat. Lil' Wayne)'
Bone Thugs N Harmony - 'I Try (feat. Akon)'
Brooke Hogan - 'About Us (feat. Paul Wall)'
Bubba Sparxx - 'Ms. New Booty Remix'
Chamillionaire - 'Ridin' Dirty'
D4L - 'Bobblehead', 'Shake That Laffy Taffy'
Dem Franchize Boyz - 'Ridin' Rims'
Dolla - 'Who The F*ck Is That (feat. T-Pain & Akon)'
Dr. Dre - 'The Next Episode'
Eminem - 'Shake That (feat. Nate Dogg)', 'Smack That (feat. Akon)'
Fat Joe - 'Make It Rain (feat. Young Weezy)'
Flo Rida - 'Get Low (feat. T-Pain)'
Hurricane Chris - 'A Baby Baby'
Kanye West - 'Stronger'
Kia Shine - 'Wow'
Lil' Jon - 'Get Low', 'Snap Your Fingers', 'Act a Fool (feat. Three 6 Mafia)'
Lil' Wayne - 'Something You Forgot', 'Sky Is The Limit', 'Tell Me You Need Me (feat. Bun B)', 'Lets Talk It Over'
Ludacris - 'What's Your Fantasy'
Lupe Fiasco - 'Superstar (feat. Matthew Santos)'
Mike Jones - 'Mr. Jones'
Mims - 'This Is Why I'm Hot'
Nas - 'Hate Me Now (feat. Puff Daddy)'
Nelly - 'Batter Up', 'Country Grammar', 'Ride Wit Me', 'Wadsyaname'
One Republic - 'Apologize Remix (feat. Timabland)'
Playaz Circle - 'Duffel Bag Boy (feat. Lil' Wayne)'
Plies - 'Hypnotized (feat. Akon)'
R. Kelly - 'Rockstar (feat. Ludacris & Kid Rock)', 'Same Girl (feat. Usher)', 'I'm a Flirt (feat. T-Pain & T.I.)', 'Slow Wind', 'The World's Greatest'
Rick Ross - 'Speeding (feat. R. Kelly)'
Shop Boyz - 'Party Like a Rockstar'
Soldier Boy - 'Crank Dat'
T-Pain - 'Bartender (feat. Akon)', 'Show U How', 'Buy U a Drink (feat. Young Joc)'
T.I. - 'Big Sh*t Poppin', 'Hurt', 'Live In the Sky (feat. Jamie Foxx)'
Talib Kweli - 'Hot Thing'
Three 6 Mafia - 'Doe Boy Fresh (feat. Chamillionaire)', 'That's Right (feat. Akon)', 'Whatcha Starin' At (feat. Lil' Jon)', 'Stay Fly', 'Bin Laden Weed'
Timbaland - 'The Way I Are'
Usher - 'Yeah (feat. Lil' Jon & Ludacris)'
Wyclef Jean - 'Sweetest Girl (feat. Akon & Lil' Wayne)'
Ying Yang Twins - 'Badd B*tch (feat. Mike Jones)'
Young Jibbs - 'Does Your Chain Hang Low'
01-05-2008, 05:27 AM
I listen to something similar to the soundtrack of 'A Night At the Roxbury' and Darren Hayes. A lot of Darren Hayes's music is very trance and techno. In case you don't know, he's the vocalist from Savage Garden. A lot of his solo stuff is pretty good.
Last edited by MuscleGuyinNY; 01-06-2008 at 09:10 AM. Reason: Addition
01-05-2008, 05:31 AM
yes techno can motivate very good! i dont know about others but i find different body part days have different music, for legs its like softer trance and techno, heavy metal and rap for arms, heavy beats (techno etc) for back etc...
01-05-2008, 05:33 AM
01-05-2008, 08:33 AM
Iron Maiden, Pantera, Ensiferum, Dragon Lance, Godsmack, Slayer, Metallica, Avenged Sevenfold
Anything loud hard and fast where they don't sound like a roaring lion is cool by me. Talk about intense workouts.
"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
01-05-2008, 09:05 AM
Here's my current iPod playlist for working out-
Anthrax-Sound of White Noise(A thrash classic)
Atreyu-Lead Sails and Paper Anchors
Hell Yeah-Self Titled
Atreyu and Hell Yeah only get a handful of songs played during my workouts, b/c they only have a handful of songs that I can stomach.
01-05-2008, 09:32 AM
I enjoy a lot of fast, loud, heavy music while lifting also. It's all on a seperate playlist of its own, far away from the Rap of course.
Artist - Song Title
Atreyu - 'Honor', 'Falling Down', 'Right Side of the Bed', 'Becoming the Bull', 'Bleeding Mascara', 'Blow', 'Doomsday', 'Epic', 'Ex's and Oh's', 'Our Sick Story', 'Shameful', 'When Two Become One', 'You Give Love a Bad Name'
Avenged Sevenfold - 'Dear God', 'Afterlife', 'Almost Easy', 'Critical Acclaim', 'Bat Country', 'Beast and the Harlot', 'Betrayed', 'Seize the Day', 'I Won't See You Tonight Part 1', 'Lost', 'M.I.A.', 'Scream', 'Strength of the World', 'Trashed and Scattered', 'Unholy Confessions'
All That Remains - 'It Dwells in Me', 'Not Alone', 'Six', 'The Air That I Breathe', 'The Deepest Grey', 'This Calling', 'Whispers (I Hear You)'
Still Remains - 'White Walls'
As I Lay Dying - 'Confined'
Bullet For My Valentine - 'Suffocating Under Words of Sorrow', 'The End', 'Tears Don't Fall'
CKY (Camp Kill Yourself) - 'Attached At the Hip', '96 Quite Bitter Beings', 'Escape From Hellview', 'Flesh Into Gear', 'Sink Into the Underground', 'Familiar Realm', 'Sporadic Movement', 'Suddenly Tragic', 'Frenetic Amnesic', 'Close Yet Far', 'Disengage the Simulator', 'To All of You', 'The Human Drive In Hi-Fi', 'Tripled Manic State', 'Don't Hold Your Breath', 'Sniped'
Eighteen Visions - 'Crushed', 'I Let Go', 'Tonightless', 'Brokenhearted'
Escape The Fate - 'Situations'
Evergreen Terrace - 'Maniac'
Throwdown - 'Baby Got Back'
Haste The Day - 'Breaking My Own Heart', 'Song of Faith', 'American Love', 'The Last Goodbye'
Ill Nino - 'How Can I Live', 'What You Deserve'
From Autumn To Ashes - 'The Afterdinner Payback'
01-06-2008, 10:27 AM
Atreyu/Avenge Sevenfold/Mastadon/Bullet for my valentine/Rage against the machine/
All good for working out, for HIIT cardio I choose like Andy C/Grooverider/Pendulum/The Prodigy/ and pretty much any good drum 'n bass
01-06-2008, 11:10 AM
01-06-2008, 11:20 AM
Pendulum - Hold your Colour (Just Torrent the whole album)
Pendulum - Jungle Gold sound (Album)
The crystal method - Legion of Boom (theres a torrent for 7 cd discography)
Man practically everything by theprodigy is good.
Also Anything by infected mushroom too
try mininova/isohunt/piratebay for good tor's
01-06-2008, 11:27 AM
I have a friend who's into Infected Mushroom. I just never bothered to give them a listen, but I'm gonna sample some stuff on CDNow and download anything I like.
Thanks for the suggestions, man.
If you like anything Industrial, then try giving Rammstein a listen. They're German, but you can get some of their music in English as well. Even if you can't understand their language, a lot of their music is pretty intense. I have yet to see them live, but would love to sometime. Maybe when my buddies and I go to Germany for Oktoberfest within the next year or two. Those guys are f-ucking crazy! Look some of their concert footage up on Youtube. I don't think I'd ever be able to set myself on fire, or wear a flamethrower on my face that constantly spits out fire.
01-06-2008, 08:48 PM
01-10-2008, 07:14 AM
First post here, I'm new to the forum. Hello everyone!
Just wanted to say that I'm suprised nobody has mentioned HATEBREED yet! Nothing works quite as well for me as their music.
It's not just the music that drives me through a tough lifting session, but also the lyrics are very inspirational and positive.
Metal/Hardcore fans, give it a go if you haven't yet. You won't be disappointed!
01-10-2008, 07:33 AM
techno when i do cardio.
usually hiphop when i lift, it provides a nice beat for lifting cadence and aggression.
sometimes hardcore/metal, IE in flames, Etown concrete, madball, all that remains.
01-10-2008, 09:22 AM
01-10-2008, 12:16 PM
Seether just about always does it for me. There is also...
-Three Days Grace
-Staind (older stuff)
-The Crystal Method
I'm always looking for some modern rock bands that kind of sound like Seether or a harder version of Chevelle.
01-10-2008, 12:24 PM
Metal and rock for me. Practically all of the "Supremacy" and "Perserverance" albums by Hatebreed (my sig). Slipknot, Rage Against The Machine, Dry Kill Logic, Limp Bizkit, it all gets me pumped and raises my aggression...
01-10-2008, 12:26 PM
Awesome Fatstrings, I feel the same way with songs like "Facing What Consumes You" "A Call for Blood", "To The Threshhold", "Perserverance", their lyrics are perfect for lifting.
01-10-2008, 12:29 PM
What's in your mp3/CD player/cassette player?
Sound Garden, Pearl Jam, Tool, Linkin Park, Nirvana, STP, System of a Down, Drowning Pool, Mudvayne, Godsmack (older stuff), Disturbed, RATM...
RcB Since 09-06-2011 20:55 EST, Post 49
01-10-2008, 12:56 PM
Well, it would have to be TOOL for me.... I can listen to these songs over and over again.
* Wings for Marie (Part 1)
* 10,000 Days (Wings pt. 2)
* The Pot
* Lipan Conjuring
* Lost Keys (Blame Hofmann)
* Rosetta Stoned
* Right in Two
* Viginti Tres
* The Grudge
* Eon Blue Apocalypse
* The Patient
* Ticks and Leeches
* Faaip de Oiad
* Third Eye (live)
* Part of Me (live)
* Pu**** (live)
* Message to Harry Manback II
* Merkaba (live)
* You Lied (live)
* No Quarter
* Useful Idiot
* Forty-Six & 2
* Message to Harry Manback
* Hooker with a Penis
* Die Eier Von Satan
* Cesaro Summability
* (-) Ions
* Third Eye
* Prison Sex
* Crawl Away
* Swamp Song
* Part of Me
* Cold and Ugly
* The Gaping Lotus Experience
* Calling Dr. Love
* Demon Cleaner
* Muhammad My Friend
01-10-2008, 12:59 PM
01-10-2008, 01:07 PM
Rap. I absolutely can not stand rock. Dont know why I just loathe it. Raps really the only thing I listen to when working out. Outside I do listen to bans like cartel, red jumpsuit apparatus (sp?), panic at the disco.
Weird combo I know......
Serious Nutrition Solutions Representative
01-10-2008, 01:07 PM
I listen to a bunch of random sh!t. Sometimes it's hip hop like Lil Wayne, sometimes it's angry stuff like August Burns Red. I have a very wide range of music that I like. Whatever I feel like at the time.
August Burns Red
01-10-2008, 01:09 PM
01-10-2008, 01:34 PM
I like my music angry, pissed off, hostile and as aggresive as it comes... PURE RAGE...
if you like hatebreed check out..
will to live
death before dishonor
black my heart
no turning back
blood stands still
01-10-2008, 02:41 PM
Staind (older stuff)
Disturbed (older stuff)
Nickelback - Animal
And the simple song that I play before every heavy squat set is Godsmack's "I stand alone"
01-10-2008, 04:09 PM
-Guns N' Roses
-Alice in chains
-The Black Crows
These are the staples on my ipod for the gym.
Evolutionary Muse - Inspire to Evolve
01-10-2008, 04:37 PM
current workout CD;
korn - word up
disturbed - down with the sickness
- shout 2000
- droppin' plates
- meaning of life
- violence fetish
- I'm alive
Pantera - medicine man
- cowboys from hell
- psycho holiday
- primal concrete sledge
- clash with reality
Snap - the power
JZ/linkin park - numb/encore
01-10-2008, 06:56 PM
System of A Down
30 Seconds to Mars
Between The Buried and Me
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Jimmy Eat World
Depends on the day/my mood/the sun's alignment...
01-11-2008, 12:26 PM
01-11-2008, 12:36 PM
01-11-2008, 05:49 PM
01-12-2008, 09:12 PM
01-13-2008, 03:36 AM
01-13-2008, 03:56 PM
01-14-2008, 06:35 PM
01-15-2008, 11:31 AM
One of my favorite songs to lift to is Prong's "Snap your fingers, snap your neck". It's badass.
01-15-2008, 11:32 AM
Here is the list:
Rot - Dry kill logic
Devil without a cause - kid rock
smells like teen spirit - Nirvana
loco - coal chamber
matter of time - hellyeah
I want to f*cking break it - static-x
Hellyeah - hellyeah
Push it - Static-x
Bleed the Fifth - Divine Heresy
One step closer - Linkin Park
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