For those who have a regular workout routine in place, you are already a step ahead of many wishing to improve their health.
For those who do work out regularly, you may have times where fatigue sets in and seems to slow things down. This is where a pre-workout may come in handy, and not just for our Black women, but for our Black men too.
What is a pre-workout?
A pre-workout is the generic term for bodybuilding supplements usually taken by athletes and weightlifters to enhance athletic performance.
But more women and men use pre-workouts to increase energy, endurance and focus during their workouts.
Is a pre-workout necessary?
A pre-workout is not a necessary supplement, but it can help you with your most intense workouts.
For healthy adults, they are considered safe and essential for performance and health, but as an active individual, it is not needed.
If you are active and already meeting your goals, you most likely do not need it.
Benefits of a pre-workout
According to the makers of pre-workouts, they can do the following:
- Give you energy and enhance energy levels
- Keep you focused
- Improve your overall physical performance
How to take a pre-workout
First, just like the name implies, a pre-workout should be taken before your workout, about 30 to 60 minutes before using cardio or weight machines.
Pre-workouts come in various forms, including bars, capsules, tablets, liquids, and powders.
If you drink them, you can do so on the way to the gym and even during