Welcome to our “LIFT HEAVY GYM MUSIC” playlist, curated to provide you with the motivation, energy, and focus you need to smash your gym sessions. If you have a home gym, then crank this up while you dumbbell curl in your squat rack! If you train in a commercial gym, then get your headphones on and drown out their $@*!
Our “LIFT HEAVY GYM MUSIC” playlist combines adrenaline-pumping classic tracks from the heavy and alternative music genres that are perfect for weight training, HIIT workouts, and more. This is designed to keep you pushing harder, increase your stamina, get PB’s, and generally just be an epic playlist to listen to.
We’ll be regularly adding to this playlist as listening to heavy gym music while training has several scientifically proven benefits, including:
High-energy music can help to drown out distractions, allowing you to stay focused on your goals and maintain proper form during your training sessions.
Reference: Yamashita, S., Iwai, K., Akimoto, T., Sugawara, J., & Kono, I. (2006). Effects of music during exercise on RPE, heart rate, and the autonomic nervous system. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 46(3), 425-430.
Studies have shown that music can help synchronise your movements, making your workouts more efficient and effective.
Reference: Karageorghis, C. I., & Priest, D. L. (2012). Music in the exercise domain: A review and synthesis (Part II). International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 5(1), 67-84.
Upbeat, heavy gym music can crank up your motivation and energy levels, helping you smash through workout plateaus and mental barriers.
Reference: Terry, P. C., Karageorghis, C. I., Saha, A. M., & D’Auria, S. (2012). Effects of synchronous music on treadmill running among elite triathletes. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 15(1), 52-57.
Listening to your favorite tunes releases endorphins, lifting your mood and making exercise more enjoyable.
Reference: Salimpoor, V. N., Benovoy, M., Larcher, K., Dagher, A., & Zatorre, R. J. (2011). Anatomically distinct dopamine release during anticipation and experience of peak emotion to music. Nature Neuroscience, 14(2), 257-262.
So, what are you waiting for? Head to our “LIFT HEAVY GYM MUSIC” playlist on Spotify, crank up the volume, embrace the energy, and get lifting heavy! (But don’t forget to check back here for future updates on our upcoming playlists covering other genres.)