Get Pumped! Editor's Picks: Rock Workout Playlist

The best rock songs that get the Muscle & Fitness team pumped up to go hard at the gym.

Get Pumped! Editor's Picks: Rock Workout Playlist

Motivation is the key to keeping you primed to keep pushing heavy weight in the gym. And what better motivator is there than music? We asked the experts—our dedicated staff at Muscle & Fitness—what music makes their heart rates rise and carries them through a tough workout. Here are M&F staff-approved picks for the best rock workout songs that needs to be on your playlist. 

1. By Crooked Steps – Soundgarden
2. Shark Attack – Senses Fail
3. Gold on the Ceiling – The Black Keys
4. Miss You – Adiam Dymott 
5. Supermassive Black Hole – Muse 
6. Hearts on Fire – John Cafferty 
7. Back & Forth – Foo Fighters
8. Long Way Down – Goo Goo Dolls
9. Gimme Shelter – Rolling Stones
10. You Better You Bet – The Who
11. Animal I Have Become – Three Days Grace
12. Six Barrel Shotgun – Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
13. Last Caress – Misfits
14. Sweetness – Jimmy Eat World
15. Welcome to the Black Parade – My Chemical Romance
16. Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh Oh – Say Hi 
17. Alive – Pearl Jam
18. Percussion Gun – White Rabbits 
19. Gardenia – Kyuss 
20. Jump – Van Halen
21. Wolves At The Door – Senses Fail
22. Complete Control – The Clash
23. Wolf Like Me – TV On The Radio 
24. Dropping Out Of School – Brad Sucks 
25. Led Zeppelin – Kashmir