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asprin pre-workout

Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:09 pm
by mohamed
I have readed in some book that when take aspirin pre-workout will improve the blood flow due to capilliries swelling but later the book say that aspirin subsided from muscles edema during training
How?

Re: asprin pre-workout

Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:23 pm
by stuward
Aspirin can reduce inflammation so that's likely the response they mention. If your goal is to build muscle and strength, then stay away from Aspirin, etc, as it will likely have a negative impact on your long term success. You need the inflammation so that your body can adapt to it by getting stronger. If you're trying to get a couple more reps to pass a PT test, then taking Aspirin before might help.

Re: asprin pre-workout

Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:41 pm
by mohamed
How i stay away from aspirin when my goal is building muscle despite of the purpose from aspirin make recovery faster while the fatigue is more in building muscle?
Another thing the book say aspirin reduce tissue swelling and inflammation ,and im with you that i need inflammation to adapt with it then growing but another side i need recovery to training good in next session

Re: asprin pre-workout

Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 3:57 pm
by stuward
If recovery is your goal, then just working out less will do that. That's not very productive, is it? What your real goal is, is to have a positive adaptation from your training. Rushing the recovery by reducing inflammation will reduce the response you're looking for.

Edit: What's the book you're getting this from?

Re: asprin pre-workout

Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 4:32 pm
by mohamed
stuward wrote:Rushing the recovery by reducing inflammation will reduce the response you're looking for.
I understand fom this words but what the situation must i take asprin ?
Second:- my goal to become personal trainer so i must have all information
Third:- this book i get it from cft course i will start it next week
The book name :- (fitness:the complete guide)

Re: asprin pre-workout

Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 6:59 pm
by stuward
I had a long post written with links and references and then I lost it as I was submitting it. The short version is that Fred Hatfield is a very smart man and one of my heroes but there have been advances since he wrote that book in 2004. Aspirin may be beneficial for old people as it may relieve pain during the workout and they may work harder giving better results overall. That doesn't seem to work for younger people.

Re: asprin pre-workout

Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 7:56 pm
by mohamed
First you mean adult and un-adult by older and yonger people
Second Why aspirin binificial for older people and not binificial for younger ?

Re: asprin pre-workout

Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:31 pm
by stuward
mohamed wrote:First you mean adult and un-adult by older and yonger people
Second Why aspirin binificial for older people and not binificial for younger ?
No, I mean elderly and young adults.

Re: asprin pre-workout

Posted: Fri Jun 21, 2013 8:38 pm
by stuward
This is the general case: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23013520" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

This one is people aged 60-78: http://phys.org/news126711822.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Re: asprin pre-workout

Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 4:45 am
by mohamed
Although i can't understand the details because of language but i will take that the aspirin for newer adult not good and perfect for older as stander information now
But can you tell me are you have any another comment about this book?

Re: asprin pre-workout

Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 11:53 am
by stuward
Sorry, I haven't read the book but I'm familiar with the writer. He's a very smart man.

Re: asprin pre-workout

Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 5:29 pm
by mohamed
Thx mr.stuward

Re: asprin pre-workout

Posted: Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:44 pm
by Jungledoc
I don't think that taking aspirin prior to a workout has any benefit at all. A single dose of aspirin has little or no anti-inflammatory effect. You have to take it in fairly large doses consistently over a period of weeks (1-3) to get an anti-inflammatory effect. However, even small doses of aspirin decreases platelet function, and may slight increase the chance of bleeding with minor injuries.

I wouldn't advise using it for this purpose.

Re: asprin pre-workout

Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 1:27 am
by mohamed
I know that aspirin make blood platelet sticker thus decrease it's role but i just want to know every thing about it

Re: asprin pre-workout

Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:41 pm
by Jungledoc
Aspirin makes platelets LESS "sticky".

Mohamed, aspirin isn't really relevant to your needs.