Energy Supplements for Women Video

There are so many sports nutrition products out there on the market, especially those geared towards women. Fitness magazine has the scoop on what works, what doesn't and how to best fuel your workouts.
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Audra Lowe: Many sports, nutrition products out there in the market specially those gear towards women but to all the gels, the bars the protein shakes really boost your performance. Fitness magazine has all he scope on what works, what doesn’t and now the best feel to your workouts. Pamela O’Brien is here she is the Executive Editor of Fitness Magazine and she’s going to tell us all about in and you guys do your research on this one. Pam O’Brien: Yeah. Audra Lowe: Welcome back. Pam O’Brien: Yeah, you really did. Audra Lowe: I didn’t realize but on the articles talks about this sport nutrition industry and our product industry, $25 billion industry? Pam O’Brien: Yes, it’s a huge business. Audra Lowe: Nice and they’re marketing more and more to women. Is that’s why increase because we buy a lot of stuffs. Pam O’Brien: Yeah, exactly well more and more women are getting in to exercise now, they are going to the gym, and they hear people they are talking about oh I try this great product, did it help to my performance to then they are trying it. Audra Lowe: And the powerful to the word of mouth. Pam O’Brien: Yes, word of mouth is really, really huge plus companies are now marketing to women. So, what use to be sort of around of body builders and you know there is a lot of talk about being buff and strong now it’s about being healthy in performing your best and you have products and pink packages and really women friendly things. Audra Lowe: But then also along with all those different products and different packages I can get confusing for a lot of people trying to figure out what’s best. So you guys have some really good tips for the best feel for your workout. And the first thing that you say is, a lot of experts say the old fashion way could be the best thing for you right? Pam O’Brien: Yes, well you can certainly eat things like Granola Bars even Fig Newtons you will get a quick boost from those things. The thing is that if you are out running or biking is not convenient really to have to pull out of Granola Bar open the package and eat it as you riding. Audra Lowe: So you do have a lengthy workout or something like that, are you supposed to be eating more this? Pam O’Brien: If you are exercising 60-90 minutes or longer then you will want to quick boost of energy and that’s one is great to try something like and energy gel. Like for instance stay have this great little gels in a package like this, single serving you just rip it off and then you eat it on the go and it gives you basically a quick sort of head of sugar which is transformed into instant energy and really helps your workout. Audra Lowe: And the gels in the article it says that they are good source of caffeine too. Pam O’Brien: Yeah. That’s give a caffeine boost which again boost your workout performance. So it’s giving you the sugar and the caffeine. Audra Lowe: But as you said before, no magic ingredients? Pam O’Brien: No, nothing magic, just really a convenience factor more than anything. Audra Lowe: Okay, much easier and I they know what there doing with the pink with women. Pam O’Brien: Right, right. Audra Lowe: In this concern. Pam O’Brien: But these are totally safe too so that’s good to know. Audra Lowe: Okay which is good. Pam O’Brien: Yeah. Audra Lowe: Let’s talk about the recovery shakes which are every where now. Pam O’Brien: Right. Audra Lowe: If you can see those, they are increasingly more popular you know if they take them before or after your workout? Pam O’Brien: They are design to take after your workout, it’s supposed to help your muscles repair and rebuild so what you do is you mix some protein powder with a little bit of milk or water and it’s supposed to help your muscles. Audra Lowe: Well Pam as far as the shakes are concerns they might have more protein in women’s body needs right? Pam O’Brien: Yeah, they might have actually twice as much protein as you need and so if you are not using that extra protein it e

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