This is the third of a four-part series discussing how AMPED™ can improve your performance. In February, we broke down four common types of people who can benefit from AMPED to fuel their performance—those who are looking to improve endurance, gain muscle, improve strength and power, or heighten everyday activity.
Who Needs More Strength?
Everyone can benefit from an increase in strength. Even if you’re not an athlete, stronger, more efficient muscles can benefit your overall health and make daily activities easier and more enjoyable. But for those who play sports, whether competitively or recreationally, a boost in strength can significantly increase overall performance and help you dominate on the court, field, ice, or wherever you play!
What Do You Need To Increase Strength?
The previous article in this series focused on building muscle, which is a major factor in building strength—but you don’t need to look like a bodybuilder to be strong. Professional athletes in dozens of different sports are some of the strongest people on this planet and also maintain a build that is mobile and agile.
Athletes and active adults who train with strength in mind consume a higher-calorie diet of protein, carbs, and fats while relying on intense resistance training to build strength and power. And like building muscle, the ingredients in the AMPED product line fuel muscles when they need it most so you can build strength before, during, and after your workouts.
How Can AMPED Help?
The products and nutrient timing for building strength are the same as they are for building muscle. AMPED NOx uses vegetable extracts from beets, red spinach, and celery to support the body’s nitric oxide production, which, in turn, supports blood flow.† This is especially useful for longer weight-training workouts. AMPED Power uses a synergistic blend of creatine, Nitrosigine®, and citrulline to increase the strength and power of muscles during exercise. †
Your body loses a lot of water and nutrients through sweat during exercise, and AMPED Hydrate (formerly Replenish™) helps keep you hydrated while you work out. (You can drink AMPED Hydrate before and after workouts, too).
This is where product choice can deviate from the muscle-building plan. While bodybuilders often use IsaPro® to stay lean before competitions, athletes who want to build strength use IsaLean® PRO Shake for its 36 grams of protein, energy-fueling carbohydrates, and fats. As muscles break down during intense exercise, AMPED Recover uses branched-chain amino acids to support muscle rebuilding.† While branched-chain amino acids aid in the muscle-rebuilding process, your body also needs high-quality protein to help build stronger, more efficient muscles.
- e+™ – Natural caffeine plus Adaptogens give you a pre-workout energetic boost so you can get fired up and conquer at the gym.†
- Ionix® Supreme – Adaptogens and natural botanicals help combat the negative effects of physical stress.†
- IsaPro – High-quality whey protein concentrate for athletes and active adults who want less carbohydrates and fats in their diet.
Strength Has Many Paths
Everyone is different, and you may find that certain products work best for you. The above is a suggestion, but feel free to add other products to your routine to see how you can improve your endurance and fitness. Visit your Back Office to order one of our Performance Systems and AMPED today.
Nitrosigine® is a registered trademark of Nutrition 21, LLC and is patent protected.
†These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.