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What Supplements Should You Add to Your Fitness Routine? [Quiz]

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Are you ready to hit your fitness marks and are looking for added support? Whether you’re looking to build more muscle, lose weight, or both—supplements can help. With such a wide range of supplements on the market and influencers abound to promote them, it can be tough to figure out which are best for you.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Incorporating Supplements

Who doesn’t want to maximize their results and get the most out of their fitness efforts? The key to taking supplements is understanding which ones you need and how to use them.

Do’s

Do: Research the product and brand. Brands and quality can vary greatly, don’t assume that price is necessarily an indication of quality, and vice versa. Take time to examine the contents and additives if applicable.

Do: Clear the addition of a supplement with your doctor, especially if you’re taking other supplements or medications. Be sure to understand how supplements might interact with these.

Do: Go for the most natural supplements possible. Supplements such as synthetic fat burners, diuretics, and black-market products can be dangerous.

Don’ts

Don’t: Integrate supplements all at once. Try not to go from taking no supplements to taking several kinds from one day to another. Instead, pepper them in little by little so that you can identify if any are affecting you adversely.

Don’t: Overlook instructions, reviews, or adverse effects. Using supplements properly is just as important as choosing safe products.

Supplements can make a significant difference in helping us along to meet our fitness goals, but they must be used safely and properly for positive results.

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Amanda is a GR8NESS contributing writer who lives in celebration of self care, and endeavors to approach all things with a student mentality. Her love for the study of self-development is rooted in fitness, holistic wellness, and skin care. She is an advocate for mental health; and hopes to connect others to their own way of daring to care.
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