TuffWraps are proud to announce the release of our new Villain Smelling Salts. Something we have been working on for a long while and something we are thrilled with as a final product. From the product itself to the last release of the bottle labels!
Villain Smelling Salts are currently available in two strengths, strength 1 (entry-level) and strength 2 (competition level). This certainly does not mean that experienced lifters should instantly choose strength two salts. It's all about the individual and their reaction to the main chemical in the salts, Ammonia.
Villain salts have been trialed by all of our pro athletes, including World Strongest Man competitor Ervin Toots, IFBB Pro Bodybuilders James Hollingshead, Terrance Ruffin, and Darren Farrell, as well as Strength Coach Simon Yates. Most of these guys opt for level 1 as their preferred choice of strength.
When used correctly, Villain Smelling Salts can be a potent tool to help prepare you mentally for each lift, allowing you to focus on every part of the rep! They are like a back slap from your lifting partner to get your head in the game when it's PR time! As with everything, less is often more, and over time, you can build a tolerance to using ammonia salts, so start small. Smell the bottle vapor a reasonable distance from your nose and build up to the size of the inhalation, they may make you feel uncomfortable the first time around, but this is all part of the learning curve!!
Villain Smelling Salts should be used as per directions, and if it's your first time using them, we strongly advise you to use caution, take things slowly, and choose Strength 1 for your first purchase.
For seasoned lifters experienced with salts, we invite you to try our Strength 2 offerings!
Enjoy, train safely, and most of all, #StayTUFF.
FAQ - Smelling Salts
How do Villain Smelling Salts work?
Villain Smelling Salts contain ammonia, which is a potent chemical compound that stimulates the sensory receptors in your nose. When you smell the salts, the ammonia triggers an immediate and intense inhalation reflex, helping to awaken your senses and increase alertness. This can help you mentally prepare for each lift and improve focus during your workout.
Are Villain Smelling Salts safe to use?
When used correctly and as per the directions provided, Villain Smelling Salts are safe to use. However, if it's your first time using them, we strongly advise you to use caution, take things slowly, and choose Strength 1 for your first purchase. Start by smelling the bottle vapor a reasonable distance from your nose and gradually increase the size of the inhalation as you become more accustomed to the effects.
Can anyone use Villain Smelling Salts?
Yes, anyone can use Villain Smelling Salts. However, it's important to note that the reaction to ammonia can vary for each individual. It's recommended to start with Strength 1 (entry-level) salts, especially for those who are new to smelling salts or have never used them before. Experienced lifters may prefer Strength 2 (competition level), but it's still important to consider individual tolerance and reaction.
How often can I use Villain Smelling Salts?
The frequency of using Villain Smelling Salts depends on personal preference and individual tolerance. However, it's important to avoid excessive use, as over time you can build a tolerance to the effects of ammonia salts. It's best to use them sparingly and only when needed, such as during intense training sessions or when attempting a new personal record (PR).
Can Villain Smelling Salts improve performance?
Villain Smelling Salts can potentially enhance performance by providing a sensory stimulation that boosts alertness and mental focus. By mentally preparing you for each lift and increasing your concentration, the salts can help improve overall performance during workouts or competitions.
Do Villain Smelling Salts have any side effects?
While Villain Smelling Salts are generally safe to use, they may cause some discomfort, especially when used for the first time. The strong ammonia smell can be overwhelming at first, but this is a normal reaction and part of the learning curve. It's important to follow the directions provided and use them responsibly to minimize any potential side effects.
Can Villain Smelling Salts replace warm-up exercises?
No, Villain Smelling Salts should not be used as a replacement for warm-up exercises. Although they can help mentally prepare you for each lift, warm-up exercises are essential for preparing your muscles and joints, increasing blood flow, and reducing the risk of injuries. Villain Smelling Salts should be used in conjunction with a proper warm-up routine for optimal results.
Can Villain Smelling Salts be used for purposes other than lifting?
While Villain Smelling Salts are primarily designed for use during weightlifting or strength training, some individuals may find them useful in other activities that require an extra mental boost or heightened focus. However, it's important to remember that they are specifically formulated for lifting purposes, and it's recommended to consult with a healthcare professional or the relevant product manufacturer before using them for alternative activities.
If you have any additional questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.