Cellucor C4 Pre-Workout

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  • Powerful ingredients
  • Gives a solid boost of energy
  • Dissolves well
  • Affordable price per serving
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C4 Pre-Workout Review (2024): Why Is It America’s Top-Selling Pre-Workout?

C4 Pre-Workout Review (2024): Why Is It America’s Top-Selling Pre-Workout?

Our C4 pre-workout review examines why this has been one of the most popular supplements for more than a decade. Read the full review.

Pros & Cons

What we like ...
  • Powerful ingredients
  • Gives a solid boost of energy
  • Can aid in training performance
  • Dissolves well
  • Affordable price per serving
What needs improvement ...
  • Some users report unpleasant aftertaste
  • Gives some people headaches
  • Some experience tingling in the face

Product Summary

Cellucor’s C4 Original Pre-Workout is stacked with high-quality, powerful ingredients that the company designed to enhance muscular endurance, foster a faster recovery, delay the onset of lactic acid, and increase focus, lean muscle mass, and motivation. 

The key ingredients that, when combined are said to provide you with the boost you’re looking for, include CarnoSyn Beta-Alanine, Creatine Nitrate, Arginine AKG, and a proprietary Explosive Energy Blend containing 150 milligrams of caffeine and L-Tyrosine.  

Cellucor C4 comes in powder form that dissolves well in water. There are five sugar-free flavors, and, taken 20 to 30 minutes before a workout, C4 is stated to lead to faster and more noticeable results, whatever your fitness goals may be. Plus, with a price per serving of about 80 cents, it’s one of the most affordable pre-workouts on the market. 

Some users stated that there was an unpleasant aftertaste, and several also had issues with the powder crystalizing before finishing it—both things to be aware of.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.



Orange Burst, Fruit Punch, Cherry Limeade, Icy Blue Razz, Watermelon

Key ingredients

Caffeine, L-Tyrosine, CarnoSyn Beta-Alanine, Creatine Nitrate (NO3-T), Arginine AKG (Alpha-Ketoglutarate), and a Proprietary Energy-Boosting Blend

Serving information

30 servings per container

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      If you’re looking for an affordable pre-workout drink from a big-name supplement company, give C4 a look.