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Looking for ways to boost your workout? If you haven’t tried a pre workout yet, you're missing out! Whether you are a newbie to working out or you are a gym enthusiast, anyone can benefit from taking a well-formulated pre workout. Designed to help enhance energy, focus and gym performance, pre workouts may be just what you need. Want to learn more about the benefits of pre workout? Just keep on reading! 

What is pre workout?

A pre workout is a supplement designed to be taken before you exercise. Pre workouts can have an array of benefits, but are mainly taken to help increase energy, focus, concentration and performance. Typically, pre workouts are in the form of a powder that is mixed into water and consumed 15 minutes or so before exercise. No two formulas are alike, but most pre workouts do contain stimulants as the primary energy boosting ingredient. The quality of ingredients can differ greatly between brands, which can impact the efficacy of the pre workout. EHPlabs aims to formulate the most scientifically-formulated and efficacious pre workouts on the market.

What are the benefits of pre workout?

Pre workouts have an array of benefits to help increase energy, focus and intensity to achieve a more productive workout. Taking a pre workout will help boost workout performance, power and endurance when consumed prior to exercise. Pre workouts may also help to enhance mood and concentration so you are both mentally and physically prepared for exercise. 

Many pre workouts contain high levels of caffeine and little to no other beneficial ingredients, resulting in an energy high and an energy crash. To combat this, all EHPlabs supplements have been carefully formulated with additional nutrients to help boost energy without jitters. 

Overall, pre workouts are designed to help enhance your ability to exercise effectively so you can make the most of your workout.

What does pre workout contain?

Pre workouts typically contain stimulants and additional nutrients and/or herbal extracts. Most commonly, pre-workouts contain caffeine, beta-alanine, L-citrulline, amino acids and more.  EHPlabs have an array of pre workouts, with both stimulant and non-stimulant options. The list of ingredients will vary depending on the product. However, some common ingredients you’ll find across our pre workouts are:

  • Caffeine Anhydrous -  A central nervous system stimulant to boost energy and metabolism by increasing free fatty acid mobilization.
  • Beta-Alanine — An amino acid that helps increase levels of Carnosine (a powerful antioxidant) in the body.
  • Taurine — A naturally occurring amino acid and also a powerful antioxidant that helps decrease muscle damage and soreness while improving strength levels and many other benefits.
  • L-Tyrosine — A naturally occurring amino acid that enhances cognitive performance and alertness during your workout.
  • Guarana Seed Extract — Another central nervous system stimulant that also helps to improve mental focus.
  • Yerba Mate Leaf Extract — A central nervous system stimulant that relieves fatigue and has additional antioxidant properties.
  • Advantra Z — Boosts energy levels and metabolic rate while reducing body fat through accelerated lipolysis.
  • BioPerine — Synthesizes with caffeine to increase absorption of nutrients and vitamin C.
  • Vitamin C — Crucial for growth and muscle repair and a boost to the immune system.
  • B Vitamins — Essential complex for energy production, repair of damaged cells, and synthesis of new cells.

What are the side effects of pre workout?

A well-formulated pre workout taken as per the directions should not have any side effects. When starting a new pre workout, we recommend consuming half a scoop to see how your body responds. You can then work your way up to a full scoop.

Some pre workouts may cause jitters, an elevated heart rate and/or tingling. However, the likelihood of this occurring is low with a well-formulated pre workout supplement. 

We have taken great care to develop pre-workout products that are safe and effective for those who want to take their training seriously. We have developed an advanced formula of ingredients essential to performance and have eliminated anything that would make you uncomfortable.

Our PRIDE pre-workout will leave you with no crash, no tingles, no itching sensation, or other unwanted side effects. Always remember that you should take workout supplements as part of a sensible approach to diet, exercise, and nutrition.

How long does pre-workout last?

The best pre-workout products are designed to provide you with the best effects from as little as 20 minutes following consumption. These effects may last several hours, and this is why we recommend that you consume RP Max or PRIDE in the morning or early afternoon so that it will not affect your sleep.

However, you can choose PSI as a non-stim pre-workout if you intend to consume, and then exercise in the evenings.

Does pre-workout work?

Absolutely! You will feel the effects of the pre-workout supplement after 15-20 minutes of consumption. The ingredients in a pre-workout supplement are readily absorbed and will help you feel energized and more focused before your training session. 

If you have been taking pre-workout for an extended period of time, you may build a tolerance and feel the effects to a lesser extent.  To avoid this, we recommend you take a one week break from pre-workouts every time you finish a tub.

When should I take pre-workout?

It is recommended to take a pre-workout supplement 15-20 minutes before your workout. This is because it takes time for the ingredients in the pre-workout to absorb and take effect. It is recommended to take a pre-workout on an empty stomach to maximize absorption. 

What is the best pre-workout?

We have three different pre-workout formulas:

PRIDE is a full-strength, clinically dosed product for those who want more focus and energy, epic pumps, and a quicker recovery.

RP Max is a high stim pre-workout with a good ratio of neuro stimulants, as we aim to make this product stronger and more effective.

PSI is a non-stim or caffeine-free pre-workout. It's a fast-acting vasodilator that is the gold standard in non-stim pre-workout products.

Whether you're new to exercise or you’ve been training for a while, you can certainly benefit from taking a pre-workout. You will feel an energy boost with enhanced focus and concentration… What's not to love? Give our range of pre-workouts a try and experience the benefits for yourself!

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