Let’s face it, you can’t buy fitness in a can. Supplements don’t replace a good nutrition plan or represent a substitute for regular exercise. But if your foundation is good, then nutritional supplements can enhance your performance and results.
Different supplements deliver different advantages, so let’s take a look at what your body most needs pre and post workout.
Already mixed pre workout supplements represent a good blend of different ingredients. So what are some of the main fuels they contain and how do they work?
Post workout supplements may assist in speeding up recovery and enhancing muscle growth. We already mentioned BCAA above, but this can also aid in reducing fatigue and muscle soreness after weight training. Here’s some more vital nutrients:
Choosing the right supplements, when to take them and at what dosage depends on many variables. Speak to your trainer or healthcare provider before taking any supplements.
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