For most "Pre Workout" means a supplement, but for some it's a whole agenda. I am going to take you through my preparation for a workout. Keep in mind that there isn't really a right and wrong in a the pre workout phase. You know you should be properly warmed up, and you should be taking some type of supplement, whether that be SRX brand or not, taking a pre workout supplement will certainly help you on your fitness journey. My personal preferences are SRX Thermo Ignite, and Pre-Jym. Just please don't take C4! If you want to know why, email me and ill be happy to fill you in.
Have you ever needed instant energy? Whether you needed a boost before a workout, competition, or wanted help enhancing your mental alertness, a caffeine product might have been used. Though these caffeine sources worked, the instant boost didn’t seem apparent.
When preparing for a workout, your nutrition has been refined over the years but the basic facts remain. You should eat:
•5-6 small meals per day spaced every few hours.
•Lean protein sources to build and repair muscle.
•Complex carbohydrates to fuel energy needs.
•Limited amounts of dietary fats, which also provide energy and are important for hormone production.
Any serious lifter can tell you that in order to continue making progress in size, strength and/or fat loss over the long term, just about every workout needs to be “balls to the wall.” In the beginning, almost any new stimulus will bring about gains. However, after several years of pushing and pulling the iron you must continually push yourself to new heights, and this takes an extraordinary amount of dedication, discipline, passion and POWER! Here are 7 great ways to get mentally ready to tear things up before even getting on the gym floor!
Avoid these Common Pitfalls before Training!
There have been hundreds of articles written about how to best prepare for a killer workout, discussing everything from what to eat, which supplements to take, and how to get your mind “right.” However, with this piece I decided to take a different approach and talk about some of the things you should AVOID doing before pushing and pulling the heavy iron! Ready? Here we go…