Pre workout supplements are sports nutrition supplements marketed to increase the performance of your workout, give you more strength when performing the workout and thus claim to increase muscle growth and reduce body fat. What the supplement user is not told is the common side effects of pre-workout supplements. This article is brought to you by one of our expert personal trainers Denis Raynor who outlines some of the most common side effects of taking pre-workout supplements and how to avoid them should you wish to take them.
Generally, the first time you take a pre-workout supplement, you will an immense rush of energy. Dependent on the supplement, you might experience the purported benefits of taking them. You almost become reliant on these supplements for your workout and expect to feel that same rush when you use a pre-workout supplement. For some people, it almost gets to a point that unless you feel the same energy, tingly sensation, or mental focus, you might consider it a terrible product. Almost like a drug, you might go in search of a stronger product to experience the same feeling as your first time taking a pre-workout supplement.
Unfortunately, those who do take pre-workouts on a regular basis may encounter that these pre-workout supplements also have some drawbacks. In particular some common side effects of taking them. What we must outline is that pre-workout supplements are not for everyone. In fact, you don’t have to use them to achieve results in your workouts. And even worse, if pre-workout supplements are not used properly can have serious side effects to your overall health.
Here are some potential side effects and how to avoid them when it comes to pre-workout supplements.