Posted 08 October 2021 by

6 Songs To Keep You

Pumped At The Gym


A workout at the gym is so much better with the right tunes to pump you up and motivate you. In fact, music can keep you pushing through reps and help you with pacing. All you need is a perfect playlist, to keep you energetic, relaxed, and ready to power through like a beast.

If you're looking for new tracks to update your workout playlist, keep reading. We have some amazing recommendations from genres like heavy metal and alternative rock to rev up your routine like no other. 

1. Going Under by Evanescence

Going Under is the second single from American band Evanescence's debut album, Fallen. This alternative rock song which (besides being super fun to play on guitar) has an empowering, yet mesmerizing tune that seems to hit in all the right places.

Although this track is slow-paced, it still has an incredible sense of power. As the song builds up, you will feel it take you along, adding strength and dedication to your workout. Amy Lee's vocals are beautiful and captivating and will send you into another dimension. Just what you need for those intense gaining sessions!


2. Bleed It Out by Linkin Park

The 2000's legendary band Linkin Park delivered some incredible tracks that pair perfectly with workouts. Bleed It Out is a particularly great song that will have you reaching beyond your limit and unleashing your potential. In fact, this high-energy song gives you an adrenaline rush from the very first line.

With the intense guitar, combined with Chester Bennington's raw, screaming vocals- there is a level of power this song radiates and fills you up with. Whether you're doing some regular cardio or lifting heavy weights, this track will give you that extra dose of fierceness.


3. Pretty Visitors by Arctic Monkeys

With a spooky, enticing intro, this track by the Arctic Monkeys is full of twists and fun elements to get you going. It was released in 2009, as the ninth song on their album, Humbug.

The genre is a perfect blend of heavy metal and punk rock with brilliant drums and guitar. The lyrics are interesting and witty, as the band's frontman Alex Turner talks about life as a musician and how frightening it can be. The song does have a gloomy and sinister vibe, as he compares concerts to a circus using sharp words and imagery. 

It is fast-paced, ferocious, and packed with energy. Plus, it's a different track than the usual rock songs so it must be on your gym playlist. You will definitely feel an all-new sense of energy as soon as this one comes on. 


4. Click Click Boom by Saliva

Click Click Boom is a track by the famous American rock band, Saliva. The song was released in 2001 as the lead single of their second album Every Six Seconds. In fact, this song had such an intense, cool vibe that it was also featured in films like The Fast and the Furious, Talladega Nights, The New Guy, and Cradle 2 the Grave. 

The intense rap metal is face-paced and electrifying, which makes this a great song for workouts. The heavy instruments ringing in your ears, the soul-crushing beats, and edgy tunes will have you putting more and more energy into your workout. This song does have an exhilarating effect on you. Save it into your playlist and feel the headbanger do its magic during your next gym session.


5. Bat Country by Avenged Sevenfold

The most hit song by the band Avenged Sevenfold, Bat Country was released in 2005 as the second single of their album City of Evil. The song was inspired by the highly-acclaimed novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson.  

This song was received so well by the audiences that it boosted the album's success and lead to to a staggering 2.8 million album sales in a year. Bat Country is a track filled with unmistakable energy and fun. Paired with M. Shadows versatile vocals and powerful delivery, the track takes you in for a crazy ride.

There is classic drumming, fast-paced variations in music and vocals, and head-rushing beats which will certainly give you a good time in the gym. This track deserves a permanent place in your gym playlist for sure.


6. Papercut by Linkin Park

The fourth single of Linkin Park's debut album Hybrid Theory in 2000, Papercut is another amazing song that you can add to your playlist. 

The addictive, slick music of this track takes center stage as it has what it takes you to fuel you up for an aggressive workout. The vocals are fast-paced, fierce, and full of rage. There is just something so passionate about Papercut that it gives you the motivation and energy you need.

This track will have you on beast mode before you even know it. 



With the long time COVID situation, plus the weather changes, we understand it's not always easy to complete your gym goals. However, music can be a real game-changer when it comes to workouts. We hope these tried-and-tested music hits will give you the push you needed.

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