Taking pre-exercise supplements aren’t just about building muscle. There are increasingly sophisticated blends on the market designed just for women. Ingredients in these supplements work together to help boost not only energy levels but also endurance.
As with other common supplements, pre-work out boosters can be taken in the form of capsules or as powders to be mixed into drinks. They are taken around 45 minutes before you start to exercise, and you should find you have less fatigue and more energy.
Always take the best quality supplements and take the time to go through the ingredients list. This will lessen the chances of any side effect, but if you are on medication or have any concerns, we always suggest talking to a health professional in the first instance.
Studies show that women get benefits from these specifically formulated supplements for various different exercise workouts. They are proven to be of use for aerobic training such as running, high intensity sessions (HIIT) and weights. Any kind of supplements should be used as part of a balanced diet and generally healthy lifestyle.
Ingredients in high grade pre-workout supplements are usually a combination of protein, carbohydrates and caffeine, along with other vitamins and minerals. For anyone who has trouble sleeping, therefore, it’s worth timing the supplements long enough before you go to bed. Supplements like this do give you an added benefit, but only as part of a generally balanced exercise and nutrition plan. In other words, you can’t expect to eat badly and get the same benefits from the supplements you take.
Some scientific studies show that ingredients used in supplements aimed at boosting women’s energy do boost both aerobic and anaerobic endurance. Particularly useful for people who are training for an endurance event or want to progress as fast as possible.
Ingredients aside from protein and carbs and caffeine include amino acids and vitamins prove to speed up the metabolism and stimulate muscle growth. In terms of safety, research published in The Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition show that they’re safe to take even in the long-term, and that they can make the body stronger and improve condition.
Vitamins commonly used in supplements include B vitamins, such as niacin and B12, along with energy-boosters L-citrulline and beta-alanine. See below for a non-exhaustive list of what you can expect to find in supplements for boosting exercise, and what they do.