I'm really interested in a pre-workout supplement for energy, better pump, muscle gains, etc, but I don't want any artificial stuff in it. Anyone know of any really good all natural pre-workout mixes?
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03-20-2011, 04:50 PM #1
Best Natural Pre-Workout Supplement?
03-20-2011, 05:13 PM #2
the only thing coming to mind for natural energy would be some b12 from a vegetable source, and maybe some guarana(source of caffeine) and maybe some simple carbs like maltodextrin or dextrose to increase glycogen and give you better pumps..
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03-20-2011, 05:16 PM #3
I doubt you'll find anything like that on the market, I could be wrong, but I doubt it.
Hammer in a bowl of oatmeal an hour or so before you lift, works great.Big Three: 375/515/575 - Belt Only
03-20-2011, 05:37 PM #4
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03-20-2011, 06:16 PM #5
03-20-2011, 06:19 PM #6
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cup of coffee, 30 min before, bowl of brown rice with scrambled egg in it, 1 1/2 hour before***
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03-20-2011, 07:02 PM #9
cup of coffee before workout.Running 5/3/1.
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04-01-2011, 11:41 AM #10
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04-01-2011, 12:07 PM #11
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Oatmeal with a scoop of protein powder mixed in about 1 hour preWO, sip on some BCAA's intra
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04-01-2011, 12:16 PM #12
Banana w/Peanut Butter
04-01-2011, 12:28 PM #13
No "natural" preworkout is going to give you all those things. The artificial things in a typical pwo is not going to hurt you.I.K
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12-21-2012, 10:54 AM #15
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i wouldnt worry too much into it OP but if you want "natural" i would go for black coffee or just make your own pwo with bulk ingredients
01-06-2013, 12:36 AM #16
For One, it depends what time you eat your food. Eat High quality protein, w/o high fat content, roughly 1-2 hours before a workout is optimal. Refuel with low GI Cards (Brown rice is a good one) and protein (Chocolate milk is recommended to cover both).
Caffeine, a naturally occurring stimulant, can help you put in your zone. NO2-Xplode's most active ingredient is actually caffeine. We digest NO2 so quickly, that there is no benefit to taking it. Green tea or Coffee is great examples of natural caffeine sources.
Creatine, which can be found in many meats, is proven to put on water weight. little research supports claims of strength increase.
You may also find it beneficial to eat a small snack before the gym, Citrus fruit (has more K than bananas) (simple sugar) and some protein (peanut butter perhaps?) can help fuel you throughout your workout
01-06-2013, 05:07 AM #17
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I think new superpump max they have artificial color free. But not artificial flavor. At least its lessen
01-06-2013, 05:59 AM #18
01-06-2013, 08:45 AM #19
depends on your context of "natural". I mean, caffeine is a drug. Most products on the market have at least artificial flavoring Id imagine, though most ingredients are naturally occurring.Benes
02-03-2013, 04:02 PM #20
interest to me as well
This topic is of interest to me as well.
While I love the way preworkouts make me feel prior to a workout and during a workout, I always maintain that question in my head
"Could I do this without a preworkout?"
And I don't generally try to lift so ridiculously heavy that I think I'm getting much in the way of a strength boostfrom my preworkout. I would say that I use them for energy and stamina while working out.
And I have noticed that when i get off the preworkouts, I don't feel the desire to workout as much. Don't know if its psychological o physiological, or both, but i don't like that. Especially when I've spent the last four years stationed overseas on ships and remote islands where preworkouts come through a lengthy shiping process. In the absence, it would be nice to have an equally inspiring recipefrom normal "household" goods.
I think coffee a banana and peanut butter sounds like it might be alright.
I saw one post about oatmeal prior, what are the benefits there?
02-03-2013, 04:03 PM #21
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02-09-2013, 02:07 PM #22
Best Natural Pre-Workout Supplement?
IGNITE WORKOUT OPTIMIZER has no artificial sweetners or dyes. They also tell you the amount of each ingredient.
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07-22-2013, 06:42 PM #29
New product - all natural
My Natural Force makes a great pre-workout supplement.
Check out their ingredient list - it doesn't get much more natural than that.
08-24-2013, 02:47 PM #30
I'm trying to stay away from a pre workout. Now I just used Carnitine Core by MusclePharma. I know I don't have that stimulant push or effects but that Carnitine works for evergy using my fats. Then I add 1/2 cup grapes( I don't know but grapes gives me enough energy too) and some natural green tea.
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