Intra Workout Nutrition: The Key to Muscle Growth and Performance

It has become very common practice and knowledge that it is beneficial for someone weight training to take a post workout shake. Protein and carbs to hit the system fast and improve recovery time. This is still very true and has been proven in studies, however what about Intra workout, when you are actually training? When you are in the gym that is the time you are breaking down muscle fibers, it is only after that you begin to repair that muscle and put on new muscle. Well that practice has changed with the advancement in sophisticated carbohydrates and nutrients.

A big advocate for this has been Jerry Ward. As always Jerry is looking for the most optimum way to increase results. As many of you know Jerry has been a leader in promoting results, fast. He is always looking for the most direct path to growth, fat loss, and performance. He is not interested in the slow approach, which is why he came to the table with Intracell 7. Intracell  7 is a very advanced formula that not only provides the most sophisticated carbohydrate source, Highly Branched Cyclic Dextrine, but it also provides other ingredients to bring performance to an all time high.

Lets start with Highly Branched Cyclic Dextrin, the carbohydrate source. This is the base for the entire product and where a lot of misguided information stands in a product like this. For starters, many people still believe that carbohydrates translate to fat storage. This can not be further from the truth. The only way to store fat is to be in a caloric surplus, which means you can still consume carbohydrates be in a caloric deficit and achieve the same level of weight loss. The key is knowing where you are placing your macronutrients and being calculated with your approach. The benefit to having this carbohydrate in the product is it works as a shuttle for nutrients without spiking insulin. Think of it this way, HBCD grabs whatever you consume with it and drives it into the muscle cell, it is as simple as that.

With HBCD being the shuttle Jerry wanted to make sure we were driving nutrients into the muscle that would increase muscular energy, stop the catabolic nature of weight training, and help promote muscle growth all while still inside a training window. Enter Intracell 7 BCAA’s. Branched Chain Amino Acids in a 2:1:1 ratio have been scientifically proven to be a great source of muscular energy and to improve recovery time taken during workouts. What better way to utilize this than to have a fast way to shuttle those Amino’s straight into the muscle utilizing the HBCD in the product.

Finally Nitrosigine. Nitrosigine is bonded arginine silicate. This is a pump inducing ingredient helping to push blood flow into the muscle. Blood flow is a critical piece to this puzzle as that is essentially what is transporting your nutrients. You need to have as much of it as possible into those hard trained muscle groups. By incorporating HBCD, BCAA’s, and Nitrosigine you really have a trio that will lead to new muscle growth, faster muscular recovery, and vastly improved performance.

Intra workout supplementation is proving to be a very critical piece to many elite athletes training regimen. It is proving time and time again to improve not only hypertrophy but performance each and every workout. It does not matter if you are a cyclist, a bodybuilder, or a powerlifter intra workout nutrition needs to be at the forefront of each workout.

As a company that is providing performance innovation we believe if you are not surrounding your training with an intra workout supplement you are missing out on results. We do not believe  in leaving gains left on the table, and you shouldn’t either.