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5 Awesome, Natural Pre-Workout Nootropics

Health and fitness conscious individuals go to great extremes to reach the physique or physical performance level which they seek. Fortunately, most effective fitness boosts take very little effort at all to include into your daily routine. Nootropic stacks make a part of the training supplements of almost every professional athlete. Some of the best pre-workout nootropics are completely natural substances, extracted from plants. If you are looking for a safe, healthy boost to your performance, recovery, energy levels and more, give any of these five awesome, natural pre-workout nootropics to give a try.


Ginseng holds many inherent pre-workout benefits. This ancient root herb has been used in countless remedies over thousands of years. Yet few people realize just how powerful it is as a part of your pre-work-out stack. Here are some of the benefits:

  • Fortified Fatigue Resistance
  • Lifted Energy Levels
  • Improved Cardiovascular Function
  • Cognitive Enhancement (Focus & Mood Lift)
  • Boosted Testosterone Levels
  • Increased Nitric Oxide Production

Ginseng is an excellent supplement for all-round well-being. The testosterone boost is invaluable to natural fitness. It even helps to speed up the recovery time of your muscles. The heightened awareness simultaneously boosts your reflexes allowing you to perfect your training routine.


Huperzine is a powerful extract obtained from an ancient Chinese herb termed Club Moss. This nootropic will work wonders on nerve growth, cellular health, muscle contraction rates and acetylcholine levels. It blocks the harmful enzyme acetylcholinesterase, which gradually degrades your acetylcholine levels. Without enough acetylcholine your learning, brain cell growth and regenerative and nerve growth is gimped. The high oral bioavailability makes Huperzine quick acting and perfect for your pre-workout stack. The focus boost alone makes this pre-workout supplement well worth the effort and expense.

Rhodiola Rosea

Rhodiola Rosea helps your body to burn fat, making it a great pre-workout nootropic for those looking to cut and define their body. This herbal extract will also lift your energy levels, building a steady resistance to fatigue while also supporting good emotional health. This all natural supplement has also proven effective at reducing fatigue and improving physical and mental performance when placed in stressful situations.

Lion's Mane Mushroom

Lion's Mane Mushroom stimulates the production of nerve growth. It thus helps to regenerate damaged nerves very quickly, making it perfect for your pre-workout stack. Not only will you see a subtle improvement to your muscle performance, but you will also experience memory and cognitive benefits. Taking Lion’s Mane pre-workout, will give your energy levels the kick needed to keep you at peak performance throughout your session.

Artichoke Extract

Artichoke Extract will improve your digestion, liver health and metabolism. However, when you combine the metabolism boost of artichoke extract with pre-workout whey-protein drinks you effectively boost the effectiveness of your shake. Artichoke extract also gives great antioxidant support for the body and mind. It even lowers cholesterol levels and is one of the most effective liver disease preventatives around. It is great for those whose livers take strain from diet or supplements.


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