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Whats A Good Supplement To Take When You Workout
Carbs &Protiens: When you workout, you deplete muscle glycogen , glycogen is the primary fuel your muscles use for energy production; therefore, optimizing glycogen stores is important and it's one of the reasons energy levels decrease when reducing carbs. Promote glycogen synthesis, but it's also crucial to feed some protein to stimulate protein synthesis and inhibit what's known as proteolysis. ...Read more
Supplements is also known as Vitamins and supplements. A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
Is it really important to have a meal post workout? Also is it alright to workout and not take any supplements?
Ok to workout: Without supplements but. The post workout meal or shake is vital for healthy outcome. After workout your body needs nutrients to help rebuild and restore what you broke down. You will get better results and quicker results with post workout nutrition. It could be protein shake or small meal. Does not need to be large ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Protein supplements-: -especially whey protein. A good protein meal, about an hour or so before, some supplement during, but more water, and finish the supplement after the workout. B sure to count your protein from all sources, diet and supplements. You need 50gms for your daily needs, and supplement only on days you workouts are intense. ...Read more
Not for workout: This is an omega-3 fatty acid supplement, and there is no evidence whatsoever for energy or body-building effects. It has been promoted for cardiovascular benefits after years of study in an attempt to find the connection between seafood diets and improved cardiovascular health. But a large multi-site randomized double-blind clinical trial just concluded that outcomes are not improved on omega-3. ...Read more
What does it mean when you feel jittery when you take pre and post workout supplements? Is it safe if you are sensitive to caffeine?
Depends on supp.: There are many pre and post workout supplements. I imagine many of the pre-workout supplements contain caffeine and thus are best avoided if you are sensitive to caffeine; but there are probably some that don't have caffeine so check them out. Generally if you are jittery after any supplement i would take it as a sign that it is not a good fit for you and you should find one that does not do this! ...Read more
I am going for workout from past 9yrs, I would like to know which whey protien would be good. I have never taken any supplements till date, need your suggestion?
Good quality whey: I use whey in women and hormone deficient males to help maintain wt. Atso, in vegetarians, weight loss occurs more quickly. For people working out, check the quality of the branched amino acids. These branched aa, if deficient can slow down muscle formation, that would occur from the exercise. The other limiting factor in wt. Gain is testosterone defi, it is most def. In females who have cad/mi e. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a 55kg bodybuilding beginner take mega mass or supermass.And what about casilan 90. When should supplements be taken( after or before workouts)?
Be careful!: Be careful! dietary supplements are not well regulated. Unlike prescription and over the counter drugs, which are regulated by the fda, supplements are not. The ingredient list is not always accurate, and may contain harmful ingredients. Drugs have to have scientific evidence of safety and effectiveness, but even they can have side effects. Supplements do not have such safeguards. ...Read more
Can i take amino acid supplements before my workout and after my workout or should I just take them after i train?
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