Post Workout Essay

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A pre-workout is designed to help you perform better for longer. They are also designed to increase energy levels, while assisting in muscle blood flow, recovery, protein synthesis and more, but the main function is increased blood flow to the working muscles. Whilst a post-workout is used to replace nutrients lost while exercising. Post workout helps in fast recovery of the muscles after exercising. The aim of this investigation was to determine whether Pre-workout and Post-workout have negative or positive effects on the body and whether or not they make a positive or negative difference on one’s training. The hypothesis is that Pre-workout and Post-workout have mainly positive effects on the body and that these supplements will have a positive effect on one’s training.
In my data collection, I found from my surveys that there is a large group of people who do make use of Pre-and Post-workout supplements. 50% of my participants did make use of these products.

Pre-workout supplements are normally taken before workout sessions to increase mental focus, stamina, muscular strength and muscle endurance. Pre- workout supplements provide more energy which increase the time till fatigue (source 2). Pre-workout supplements increase the blood flow and increase heart rate (source 4). The increased blood flow to the skin will cause a little tingle
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For a person to see improvements from these supplements a person must push themselves as hard as possible in every workout and consume pre-and post workout before and after each exercise religiously. Pre-workout can be dangerous as it can lead to cardiac arrest if a patient has had any previous heart conditions. If a person consumes to much caffeine then the pre-workout can cause nausea, shakiness and feeling ill. If a person is not already doing the work by themselves then these supplements will have no
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