Pump enhancers are one of the hottest new categories of supplements, promising bigger muscle pumps, increased vascularity, and improved workout performance.

But what exactly are pump enhancers and how do they work?

In this blog post, we'll demystify pump enhancers, outline the key benefits, and explain why you need them in your fitness regimen.

What Are Pump Enhancers?

Pump enhancers, also known as nitric oxide boosters or vasodilators, are pre-workout supplements designed to increase blood flow and nitric oxide levels.

The pump refers to the phenomenon of increased blood rushing to the muscles during exercise, causing them to become engorged and appear larger.

How Do Pump Enhancers Work?

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The main purpose behind pump enhancers is to increase nitric oxide production.

Nitric oxide is a natural compound in the body that relaxes the inner muscles of blood vessels, causing them to widen, and increasing blood flow through the blood vessels. This improves the delivery of oxygen and nutrients to working muscles during exercise.

Three Benefits of Using Pump Enhancers

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1. Enhanced Physical Performance

The increased blood flow from pump enhancers provides working muscles the oxygen and nutrients they need to perform at a higher level.

Many users report increased endurance, power output, and stamina during training sessions. The improved oxygen delivery can also help delay muscle fatigue which is a huge bonus.

2. Increased Muscle Pumps

Obviously, one of the most noticeable effects of using pump enhancers is the increased muscle pump during workouts.

The ingredients help pull more blood into the muscles (a better pump), causing them to become engorged and appear larger and more defined.

The increased fluid in the muscles also creates a stretching sensation that many lifters associate with a productive workout.

Let's be honest. Everyone loves bigger muscle pumps.

3. Improved Nutrient Delivery

In addition to increased blood flow, pump enhancers can improve the delivery of nutrients into muscle cells.

Higher nitric oxide levels and dilated blood vessels support energy production, protein synthesis, and muscle growth. Improved nutrient delivery also helps muscles recover faster after strenuous training sessions, so you can get back into the gym sooner.

NutriFitt's Premium Pump Enhancers

At NutriFitt, we offer two science-backed, pump-enhancing pre-workouts to give you skin-tearing muscle pumps and supercharge your workouts.

Carnage Bloodlust Pump Caps

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Carnage Bloodlust Pump Caps contain a powerhouse of trademarked ingredients that include NitroRocket, a patented Arugula Extract. This ingredient enhances Carnage Bloodlust Pump's formula and delivers intense pumps, improved blood flow, cognitive benefits, and reduced inflammation for enhanced training and recovery.

These caps will give you an INSANE pump!

Carnage Pump - Non-Stim

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Get a surge of muscle-gorging blood flow with Carnage Pump. This stim-free pre-workout uses a whopping 5-gram dose of L-Citrulline and other vasoactive ingredients to deliver mind-blowing pumps.

The delicious raspberry cream flavor will have you crushing your workouts and your tastebuds.

Pump Enhancers FAQ

Are pump enhancers safe to use?

When used as directed, quality pump enhancers from reputable brands are generally considered safe but can carry a risk of side effects. It's important to follow dosage guidelines and avoid overconsumption. Those with certain conditions should consult a doctor before use.

How should pump enhancers be used for optimal results?

Take pump enhancers 45 to 60 minutes before workouts to allow ingredients to start working, and follow label serving sizes closely. For maximum effects, stack with pre-workout and stay hydrated. Cycle off 1-2 weeks every couple of months to avoid building a tolerance.

Can pump enhancers be combined with other supplements?

Yes, pump enhancers complement supplements like pre-workout, BCAAs, and creatine to optimize your workouts. Start with a half serving when stacking pump enhancers and stims and also be cautious about combining multiple stimulants to avoid side effects.

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