This post was made possible through my analysis of 300 different pre workouts. If you find this useful, you may also enjoy the original post.
Pre workouts are designed to increase a few things: energy, power output, and endurance. One of the mechanisms for doing this is by increasing nitric oxide output, which in turns increases the size of the blood vessels (aka vasodilation). In turn, vasodilation can aid in achieving a “pump” during your workout, which can potentially be beneficial to overall muscle growth, though more research is needed in this area. [Read more…]