Today, most “lifters” are obsessed with sucking down death in a can pre-workout drinks.
For them, the thought of picking up a loaded barbell without taking a scoop of cheap imitation cocaine is unbearable.
And why is that?
I mean, call me crazy, but isn’t the workout itself supposed to be the exciting factor that gets your blood pumping?
And even if it isn’t, couldn’t you find a better/healthier way to get motivated for your workouts?
The Power Of Music
My experiences have taught me that listening to music is the BEST and HEALTHIEST way to get motivated for your workouts.
Seriously, I can’t even tell you how many times music has saved me from ditching a scheduled training session.
I mean look, we’ve all been in the same situation before.
You know how it goes…
Driving home pissed off after an 8-hour shift, feeling unappreciated after busting your ass for the boss man all day. All you want to do is go home, crack open a beer, and fire up the Xbox.
And Yeah, you were supposed to workout that day, but fuck it.
A day off never hurt anyone… right?
But just as you’re about to throw in the towel, your favorite song comes on… and all of a sudden you go from bitch mode to beast mode.
Now, all you want to do when you get home is load up your barbell and do a heavy squat session.
Afterward, you feel so energized that you want to clean your apartment and get all the other shit that you’ve been putting off for weeks DONE.
And then it happens.
Three hours later, you’ve got a great workout in, a clean home, and just enough energy left to plow the Mrs. before bed.
That my friends is the power of music.
But Don’t Get Carried Away
Most people who listen to music while they lift end up getting distracted.
They’ll spend 10 minutes in between sets trying to find the right song… or worse.
They get a text message from little miss thing who they’ve wanted to fuck for years.
Next thing you know, their workout ends up being a chat session instead of an exhausting muscle building experience.
Please for the love of god, DON’T LET THIS HAPPEN!
Instead, start using the one song playlist to ENHANCE your workouts.
What Is The One Song Playlist?
It’s exactly what it sounds like.
Simply pick ONE badass song that gets you fired up and PUT THAT BITCH ON REPEAT.
Doing this will give you the kick in the ass that you need to get your workout started and keep you focused all throughout your training session.
No more constantly hitting next on your phone.
No more text message distractions.
No more excuses.
Just great tunes and productive record-setting workouts!
My Favorite One Song Playlists By Genre
I don’t know about you, but I’m always interested in finding new music to listen too during my workouts.
Because of that, I’ve decided to include a list of my top 5 favorite one song playlists by genre.
I pretty much listen to anything and everything.
If something sounds good I don’t give a shit who sings it or what genre it is.
Just like with women, I don’t have a “type”.
If you’re sexy and fun to talk to my dick gets hard.
Anyway… here’s the list.
- Into The Void (Live Reunion Album) – Black Sabbath
- Animal – Def Leppard
- Back Door Man – The Doors
- Walk All Over You – AC/DC
- …And Justice For All – Metallica
- You Can’t Fade Me – Ice Cube
- The Predator – Ice Cube
- Hustlers Ambition – 50 Cent
- Love Game – Eminem
- HUMBLE – Kendrick Lamar
- Slipknot – Butcher’s Hook
- Killing In The Name Of – Rage Against The Machine
- Papercut – Linkin Park
- Spike In My Veins – Korn
- Disturbed – The Game
- Folsom Prison Blues (Live at Folsom) – Johnny Cash
- Gonna Know We Were Here – Jason Aldean
- Chillin’ It – Cole Swindell
- Drinkin’ Beer And Wastin’ Bullets – Luke Bryan
- It’z Just What We Do – Florida Georgia Line
- I Can’t Quit You Baby – Led Zeppelin
- Hoochie Coochie Man (Live 1979) – Muddy Waters
- Three O’Clock Blues – Eric Clapton & B.B. King
- Sweet Sixteen (Live 1966) – B.B. King
- The Thrill Is Gone – B.B. King
The Best Music App
Personally, I use Spotify for all my music needs.
I think it’s like $10 a month and anything that you could ever want is on there.
This isn’t a sponsored post and I get no money from Spotify.
I just think Spotify is the most convenient and cost-effective way to listen to unlimited music on demand.
Headphones I Use
When I workout I use Beats Solo 3s. (again, not a sponsored item)
They aren’t the best headphones and they can actually get pretty uncomfortable after 45 minutes. This is due to the fact that they aren’t true over-ear headphones.
Instead, they sit on top of your ears and give them a nice little crushing.
If I could go back in time, I’d get a pair of wireless over-ear headphones like these ones.
Pick A Song And Go
Alright, enough bullshitting.
Pick a damn song and get going.
And for fuck’s sake.
STOP spending your hard earned money on pre-workout stimulants that do nothing but help you die a slow death.
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