1- Make sure they are what you really need. Don’t just take supplements willy-nilly. Thats why we have health analysis. Have ago at using it today.
2- Don’t just use supplements to make up for a “lack of,” from poor eating and lifestyle habits. Have a read of our health tips.
3- Cycle your supplements on and off. So, take whatever you need during the week day and have the weekends off. If the body is continually exposed to particular supplement, it’s going to take you using a higher and higher dosage to get the same effects.
By coming off of it, you can assess your performance and get a firmer grasp over just how much it was impacting (and hopefully improving) your progress / health.
4- Make sure you try and get your hands on the best quality supplements as much as possible. A lot of the lower end supplements a laden with E numbers and preservatives.
5- Also, always check for any possible contraindications to any supplement. For example, taking high levels of vitamin A whilst being pregnant may be dangerous to the developing fetus.
6- It’s a good idea to check the ingredients of the supplements you are using.
7- If you are new to using a certain supplement- it may be a good idea to track how you feel two hours after using it, using a diary or notepad. This will help you to keep in touch with your body.
8- Do all the research you can, on the supplement(s) you intend to use, before you buy anything.
9- Always keep an eye on your symptoms before and after using your supplements.
10- Try and educate yourself to the best of your abilities on how the body works. This will give you a better understanding of what it needs. That’s the purpose of this blog and the online videos on our website.
Best of luck!