SUPPLEMENT

SUPPLEMENT DOS AND DON’TS

Here are some key considerations to make the most of your supplementation:

SUPPLEMENT DOS

  • Do consult a physician prior to beginning a workout program; if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding, speak with your doctor before consuming supplements.
  • Do take your supplements as directed and on a regular basis.
  • Do be patient in building long-term, lasting results which often take weeks or months to materialize.
  • Do record your numbers (measurements, weight, sets, reps, time, distance, qualitative data) as it is the best way to track your gains.
  • Do consume plenty of water for better absorption and overall health.
  • Do remember to workout regularly so supplements can do their job.
  • Do get plenty of sleep to allow your muscles time to build and recover.

SUPPLEMENT DON’TS

  • Don’t consume alcohol excessively; you’re actually better to avoid it altogether.
  • Don’t give up if you do not see immediate gains.
  • Don’t (actually, never) think that if a supplement works well, that you can simply double the dosage for even better results; it doesn’t work that way and can be dangerous.
  • Don’t leave your supplements in an open spot where children may gain access to them.

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