Once I was introduced to pre-workout drinks/supplements and felt their impact I was hooked. Not in the “addicted” sense of the word, but probably close to the denying alcoholic saying that of course I can train without it but why should I? Pre-workouts really do work – or at least some of them do. Some … Continue reading Training without pre-workout supplements
Preparing for a competition in most sports should be so simple, yet so many people get it wrong - even experienced athletes. This great quote says it all: You can’t win a competition in the last week of preparation - but you CAN lose it! People suddenly get worried that they haven’t done everything right, … Continue reading Competition preparation do’s and dont’s
As I have written many times before, I am a long time follower of intermittent fasting(IF). So long that I have even forgot when I actually started, but probably like 6 years ago. My take on IF is a 16/8 approach - 16 hours without any calories and only black coffee, tea and water, and … Continue reading Intermittent fasting and meal/macro periodization
How do you get to sleep normally while taking pre-workout supplements? Some people do not experience any problems, but for a lot of people preworkout supplements messes with their sleep. The easy way to avoid this of course is to just skip the pre-workout altogether, but I know from my own experience how tough this … Continue reading Reduce pre-workout supplement sleep problems
There is an increasing focus on supplements, not just in the fitness industry but across all genres and levels of working out. You have got to give credit to the marketers of these supplement manufactures. They have made it mainstream for even girls to use supplements as part of their daily workout scheme. They are … Continue reading Correct use of pre workout supplements, habits and sleep
The best way to learn, often is to teach. If you want to figure out just how thoroughly you know a subject - try explaining it to someone else. I was actually going to write a post about creatine and coffee, but after reading through a lot of studies I took a step back and … Continue reading What is creatine?
One of the most important factors behind a good workout, is energy and a focused mind. One of the most important factors behind muscle growth and enhanced performance is adequate sleep. But could your pursuit of a good workout be limiting your ability to get a good nights sleep? I can’t really recall when I … Continue reading Trouble sleeping because of pre-workout supplements?