By doing this, you are putting your body into an anabolic state that will provide the necessary energy and power to effectively work your muscles.
During training, there is increased blood flow to the muscles. When you consume protein and carbohydrates prior to a workout, your body can take advantage of that extra blood flow and work the muscles more efficiently.
Many people opt for a protein shake and a bowl of rice, but you can choose whatever foods you want to get what you need.
It’s a good idea to keep track of your workouts and how many sets and reps you are doing.
Write it down in a small notebook and when you are able to increase the number of sets and/or reps, be sure to take note of how long it took you to get to that point.
Also keep track of the amount of weight you are able to lift and when you are able to increase that weight.
It’s also a good idea to do your first set with very little weight. This is to get the blood flowing through the muscles. On the second set, add a little