How Can A Pre Workout Supplement Help You?

How Can A Pre Workout Supplement Help You?

Prior to a bout of strenuous exercise or a competition many people are looking to increase their performance and get that edge over their personal best or the other competitors.

This is completely understandable. I many cases, when trying to beat your PB it is often a mental edge that is required and a product or supplement can offer that.

However, it is the nutrients provided by pre workout supplements which can shrpen their mind and improve performance by providing the energy and aggression required.

The supplements increase the stimulation of the central nervous system, open up blood vessels to increase blood flow and also help with cognitive function to make you more alert and focused.

Many supplements contain creatine or carnitine are key players in ATP synthesis which essential plays a role in energy release during anaerobic and aerobic exercise.

Many ingredients such as gluatimine and beta-alanine are also included because it is believed these can support ATP process and delay fatigue, yet this has to be proven scientifically.

It is common to see a stimulant included in in most of the pre workout, this is usually in the form of Caffeine, and for good reason.

This works on the receptors that manage fatigue, alternative ingredients such as Theanine are also included in some cases yet the effects of this are minimal according to studies and it seems pointless including it even if the side effects are minimal.

Ingredients such as beet as found in 4GAUGE is not only able to increase nitric oxide levels in the blood but also dilate the blood vessels which enables less restricted blood flow carrying nutrients and oxygen to the muscles while transporting the waste products away.

This can increase performance and endurance when competing in sport and exercise.

Arginine and Citrulline are also popular ingredients and can also increase nitric oxide production and can lower blood pressure in people who suffer from high blood pressure.

A recent addition to these supplements is the inclusion of ingredients more commonly found in nootropics. 

These ingredients improve brain function and focus, this means you can essentially ‘zero in’ on your target, your goal and what you need to achieve.

It can also help you make decisions quicker and with more accuracy.

You can take a further look at the best pre workout supplements here and the best nootropics on the market here.

Between them both, you could perform to a higher level and destroy that competition.

Ben BA(Hons), PGCert

Ben established this site to be a free resource in 2015. Since then it has gained over half a million visits. He has always been interested in sport and he started playing rugby at the age of 6 represented his town, county and school. Ben also enjoys cycling, has started skiing and is in the Army Reserve representing his Regiment as part of the 150 Regimental Shooting Team. He holds a bachelor's and postgraduate degree in sport exercise & nutrition.

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