There are so many different opinions about PREworkout, from the jitters, being required to have a successful workout and our all time favorite… dry scooping! We wanted to bust these myths and explain what is the truth when it comes to using a PREworkout.
PREworkout will give you the jitters and that tingly feeling. FALSE
It’s important to note that not all PREworkouts are created the same, you will find that most PREworkouts on the market do contain high doses of caffeine and beta alanine. While caffeine and beta alanine affect everyone differently, typically both the jitters and tingly sensation come from consuming more caffeine than your body needs.
We recognize that not everyone enjoys the tingles nor feeling like they are bouncing off the walls. That’s why we created our RAWs line, which includes products that can be combined with our PREworkout so you can completely customize your PRE. In this instance, we offer caffeine capsules, so if you have a higher tolerance for caffeine or want that jittery feeling, all you have to do is add in 1-2 to your PRE stack. We also offer beta alanine, which is what gives you that tingly, itchy sensation. PREworkout is NOT a one size fits all, this is why we suggest customizing your pre workout to your liking.
PREworkout is a must before every workout. FALSE
Trust us, we love PREworkout just as much as the next person, but it isn’t necessary in all cases. Our PRE is specifically formulated and geared towards weightlifting, it will help you sustain high levels of energy over a longer period of time, which allows you to lift heavier for longer and help you build muscle. It’s also designed to increase blood flow and enhance the pump. We would not recommend taking PRE before a cardio-only gym session as many of the ingredients will simply go to waste. We also would not suggest taking PRE for a mid-day boost, the ingredients are not meant for just a boost of energy. In this scenario, we would suggest trying out SHARP. At the end of the day, it’s important to be mindful of when and why you want to consume your PRE.
All PREworkouts are created equal. FALSE
We already gave away the answer to this one but no, not all PREworkouts are not created equal! In fact, you’ll see very little consistency when looking at PREworkouts. The ingredients used, the quality of said ingredients, and the dosages will vary across the board. It’s important that you find a company that openly educates you on the ingredients used and third-party tests to confirm what’s on the label is what’s inside the container. A solid PREworkout formula should ENHANCE the work you’re putting in.
You can’t take PREworkout at night or you’ll struggle to fall asleep. FALSE
True, but also not true. It’s true in the sense that if you consume a PREworkout that contains caffeine and/or other stimulants, it may inhibit your ability to fall asleep later. However, it’s also not true because there are low-stim and even non-stim PREworkout formulas that are formulated for those that prefer working out late at night, are caffeine/stimulant sensitive, or want to get their caffeine from elsewhere. We offer our non-stim PRE formula that contains 10 incredible ingredients that will level up your lifting and allow you to train at night without having to worry about falling asleep later.
Dry scooping is more beneficial. FALSE
There is no evidence that proves it’s more effective to dry scoop PREworkout. We do not suggest dry scooping your PRE as it is a choking hazard, plus you don’t get to enjoy the delicious flavors we have to offer! It’s equally as beneficial + tastier to mix it with water (or your liquid of choice) and sip responsibly.
The bottom line: we know there’s a lot of misinformation out there regarding PREworkouts, but our hope is that this helped clear up any misconceptions you may have had!