Whether I’m at the firehouse or in the weight room, these supplements help me to get the most from my workout by allowing me to push through before reaching fatigue. If you’re looking for some serious results from your training, these may just give you that edge.
Use these four supps to keep up the intensity during tough workouts
Beta-Alanine 2-3 grams twice per day, with one dose 30 minutes preworkout
L-Carnitine 1-4 grams per day, with a 1-2 gram dose 30 minutes preworkout
Creatine 5-10 grams 30 minutes preworkout
Nitric Oxide 3-6 grams upon waking; 3-6 grams 30 minutes preworkout
Nick Bolton, NCSF-CPT, NASM-CPT, EMT is the owner of Firehouse Fitness, LLC (www.firehousefitnesskc.com). He is a former firefighter and a MRI/ProLab athlete with over 14 years of experience training clients.