Supplements like pre-workout drinks and protein powders may sound like things only bodybuilders or fitness pros need … at least, that’s how I felt for a long time. But the truth is, anyone who’s exercising and moving their body can benefit from supplements before, during, and after a workout. You just have to know where to start.

If using supplements sounds intimidating, or if you just want to know what they are, what they do, and why you need them, here’s a breakdown.

4 Important Workout Supplements and Their Benefits


Woman making AMPED Nitro

What it does: As a pre-workout supplement, AMPED™ Nitro is the little pep talk your mind and body need before you put them to work. It provides energy, strength, and focus for optimal exercise so you can keep going stronger for longer and reach your fitness goals.†

Who can benefit: Everyone! If you want to have a killer workout, hike farther than you ever have before, or be the MVP of your pickup basketball game, Nitro can give your body what it needs to keep going.


Girl exercising

What it does: Consider AMPED BCAA Plus the loyal best friend your workout needs, the one who will push you further and help you enjoy your active journey. With three branched-chain amino acids — leucine, isoleucine, and valine —  BCAA Plus stimulates muscle protein synthesis (MPS) and fuels muscles during a workout. This blend, along with L-carnitine and L-glutamine, supports you during activity by helping your body burn fat, sustain energy levels, and delay fatigue to improve performance.†

Who can benefit: Everyone! Whether you’re going for a run, a swim, or a jump on the trampoline with your kids, BCAA Plus will be there keeping you energized and at the top of your game.

AMPED Tri-Release Protein

Woman drinking AMPED Tri-Release

What it does: AMPED Tri-Release Protein is the team surrounding you as you give your workout your all, the people who each know when you need them. Tri-Release Protein features not one but three different types of protein that work together to give your body both an immediate and a sustained release of amino acids. If you recall from high school science class, amino acids are what your body uses to build and maintain muscle tissue. Long story short, your muscles need them for repair and growth.

Who can benefit: Everyone! (Are you sensing a trend here?) No matter what you do or what your age is, Tri-Release Protein will help you achieve the results and the body shape you’re working hard for.

AMPED Repair

AMPED Repair

What it does: Think of AMPED Repair as the coach who reminds you why you’re working so hard and who won’t let you leave without stretching. This post-workout drink was designed to prevent that super sore feeling after an intense or new workout called delayed onset muscle soreness, or DOMS for short. You know, that soreness that can make you never want to hit the gym again? With Repair, you won’t have to feel that way. It’s here to make the most of the crucial time after your workout by using clean, natural ingredients to rebuild muscle, improve recovery, and support better joint health.†

Who can benefit: Say it with me … everyone! If you want to improve your recovery and prevent body soreness after your first time trying karate, an especially intense yoga class, or a long round of golf with the family, Repair is for you.†

See, there really is a supplement out there for you, even if you’re new to working out. Give one of them a try!


†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.