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Monday, November 27, 2017

What Role do Pre-Workouts Play in Your Exercise Program?

What Role do Pre-Workouts Play in Your Exercise Program?
Supplements have a critical role to play and when consumed pre-workout, they help in providing that extra strength and energy required for improving the performance level during the fitness session.
Why Should You Opt for Pre-workouts?
Pre-workout supplements, if taken properly, following a perfect time interval and in the correct amount, can definitely help in improving the performance of your workout that follows later on. They help in building more muscles while protecting the body from injuries. The supplements help in increasing your agility level and energizes your body cells, and muscle tissues to perform beyond your normal capability.
Well, I am not going to talk about the brands that manufacture nutritional and food supplements. I am here to talk about the benefits of the supplements. By the way, you need to keep in mind that whey, creatine, BCAA, glutamine, etc., are different forms/types of supplements. There are numerous brands that manufacture these supplements, be it in the purest form or even in the mixed integrated form. To experience the best benefits from good pre workout supplements, you need to talk to your gym trainer or fitness coach. You can even approach a fitness nutritionist to learn about the options available.
Increase in Energy and Power
The primary goal of pre-workout supplements is to provide energy to the muscle tissues and cells of the body. That's the reason almost every pre-workout supplement contains a good portion of caffeine that has the ability to boost your body's metabolism rate while making you feel more energized and active. Some more expensive pre-workout supplements also feature a high volume of creatine that also helps in energizing the body. With additional energy, your performance in the gym will definitely improve, letting you perform the workouts with more intensity and higher repetitions. There will be no feeling of drowsiness or fatigue. Also, the supplements will help in preventing muscle soreness in between heavy sets of a workout. As a result, finishing the workout on a stronger and more positive note becomes easily achievable.
The Right Way to Consume a Pre-workout Supplement
It all depends upon the type of supplement you are using, as well as, your aesthetic goals, but if seen from a general perspective, you should take 3-5 gm of supplement powder (1-2 scoops) in lukewarm water or even normal temperature water, 20-30 minutes before starting your workout session. And, yes, never consume anything else after you have had the supplement before the workout session. The pre-workout meal should be taken 90 minutes before the consumption of your pre-workout supplement. These are the thumb rules for a pre-workout meal plan that should be followed strictly to witness the maximum benefits.
If you are a beginner at the gym or doing it for long without achieving much gain, the time has come to include a good pre-workout supplement to your diet plan. Use it as instructed and witness tremendous improvement in your agility, strength, stamina and overall muscle mass. Go for it!
Author Bio - Venice Goodman is an IFBB pro fitness model and athlete. She has been in this fitness industry for the last 7 years. She is also an active fitness blogger and tries to focus on benefits that gym goers can achieve from good pre-workout supplements.

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