Do I Need Workout Supplements

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What are Workout Supplements?
Supplements can include products such as multivitamin, protein powder, pre-workouts, creatine, and many others. These kinds of products are geared towards people who want to get the ripped results you see in the media. Many supplements are made from natural sources, synthetics, and food-based materials. A lot of the time, you will not know what kind of ingredients companies use to make these products.

Do I Need Workout Supplements?
In short, you do NOT need workout supplements to reach your fitness goals. It is hard to ignore the products being sold by sports nutrition companies. Many of these companies use testimonials, blog posts, and articles to persuade you to buy. However, it is NOT necessary to buy and take supplements to achieve similar results our ancestors maintained.

Summary and Recommendations
The best thing you can do to reach your fitness goals are to eat a well-balanced diets of nutritious vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, meats, and seafood. In addition, exercising frequently and being mindful of avoiding junk food is critical to your success. If you decide that you want to take supplements, do your research on the company and the ingredients used.

Resources
Precision Nutrition

http://www.precisionnutrition.com/all-about-vitamin-supplements

Special Thanks:
Derek Chang graduated with a Bachelors degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Utah. Go Utes! He was born and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. He aspires to become a physician-entrepreneur to find and create new ways of improving overall patient health. He enjoys skiing, hiking, camping, reading books, meeting new people, and learning anything new.

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