Are Caffeine Based Preworkout and Energy Drinks Worth It? The Science, Dosing, and Side Effects

The Science Caffeine, commonly found in coffee or tea, is a stimulant that affects the central nervous system and has shown to increase fat oxidation via mobilizing free fatty acids from intramuscular fat sores or adipose tissue (Haff, & Triplett, 2016, p.244). Due to it's affect on the excitation-contraction coupling, caffeine enhances power production. Caffeine … Continue reading Are Caffeine Based Preworkout and Energy Drinks Worth It? The Science, Dosing, and Side Effects

DIY: How To Make Your Own Pump Pre-Workout Formula (non-stim)

Supplementation has taken the fitness industry by storm, displaying broken promises of better performance and enhanced physiques. We turn toward pills and powders to fix our performance and appearance "concerns"... But can we even be sure that the ingredients are accurate on the label? Can you be sure companies aren't adding in additives to their … Continue reading DIY: How To Make Your Own Pump Pre-Workout Formula (non-stim)