What is a Pre-Workout?
It is a dietary supplement typically a powder or capsule that is used by athletes to enhance their athletic performance. It is designed to increase your energy and focus during your workout. It also greatly increases your endurance during your workouts. Depending on the product you are using they can have a great variety of ingredients. The Higher the stimulant the higher caffeine and other energy boosting ingredients.
Pros of Pre-Workouts:
- Increase physical performance
- Prevent premature fatigue
- Reduce muscle breakdown
- Improves motivation and energy
Cons of Pre-Workout
- Over Stimulating (Jittery Feeling)
- Increased Blood Pressure
- Energy Crash
- Insomnia if not used properly
- Stops Working after a while if overused
What Pre-Workout is right for you?
Not all Pre-Workouts are made with the same intensity. If you are newer to Pre-Workout supplements and you want to give them a go, look for Mid Stimulant and assess your tolerance by trying half a scoop and slowly increase as you feel comfortable. Always check the labels and look for ones with natural ingredients like green tea, beets, or tart cherry juice. If you are already a Mid Stimulant workout and are looking to increase your boost, then a High Stim Pre-Workout is for you.
#1 Mid Stimulant by Lyfe Armour Nutrition
#2 High Stimulant by Bucked Up/Das Labs
Lyfe Armour Nutrition- Mid Stimulant Pre-Workout
LYFE ARMOUR Pre-workout powder was designed for a clean energy, focus, and pumps. This formula was specifically designed to introduce new athletes to Pre-Workout formulas safely without Jitters and the overwhelming feelings some high stimulants give you. Lyfe Armour’s Ingredients are specially designed to help ease athletes into the supplement world & promote a healthy immune system and respiratory system.
L-Citrulline: Increases blood flow, oxygen transportation and nutrient uptake, as well as assisting muscle functions for improved output and growth.
Beta-alanine: Improves athletic performance by reducing fatigue, increasing endurance and boosting performance in high-intensity exercises.
Lion's Mane: The Nootropic for Increased Workout Focus. The properties it carrier include anti-inflammatory functions, reduced stress & anxiety. It has immunity boosting abilities and can even help with depression.
BUCKED UP- WOKE AF High Stimulant
WOKE AF is specifically formulated for those with an already developed high tolerance to stimulants. A very potent stimulant, this compound has become a staple for stim junkies. This stim heavy dose has been formulated for those with only the strongest of tolerances. 3 different stimulants combined with clinically proven cognition enhancers, and a potent delivery mechanism will help you stay WOKE through the most intense workouts
Dendrobium - An ancient Chinese herb, used as an energy boosting agent. It has seen an increase in demand since the ban of ephedrine and DMAA due to its similarities with geranium.
Synephrine – In its hydrochloride form it has been shown to be more bioavailable in the body Stacked with dendrobium, this formula has not just one, but two ingredients to mimic the effects of the banned ephedrine plant.
Caffeine - Increased to 333mg, WOKE AF is specifically formulated for those with an already developed high tolerance to stimulants.
Beta-Alanine - Increased to 3.2g for extended training sessions.