Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Pre-Workout

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  • Reputable brand 
  • Combines 175 milligrams of caffeine with 3 grams of creatine monohydrate and 1.5 grams beta-alanine
  • Available in 4 flavors
  • Mixes well
  • Tastes good
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Pros & Cons

What we like ...
  • Contains creatine
  • A slew of vitamins in this formula
  • Reputable brand
  • Tastes good
  • Affordable
  • Mixes well
What needs improvement ...
  • Some flavors reported to have a synthetic aftertaste

Product Summary

One of the more reputable brands in sports nutrition, Optimum Nutrition, has included a solid choice in its line up of supplements: Gold Standard Pre-Workout. Formulated with 175 milligrams of caffeine, 3 grams of creatine, and 1.5 grams of beta-alanine, this drink supports increased focus, performance, energy, and endurance. 

Gold Standard Pre-Workout is available in four flavors—Green Apple, Watermelon, Fruit Punch, and Blueberry Lemonade—all of which are reported to mix well and taste good. More importantly, this product appears to deliver all that it promises, optimizing performance for users. 

* 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.



Green Apple, Watermelon, Fruit Punch, Blueberry Lemonade

Key ingredients

Caffeine, creatine, beta-alanine

Serving information

30 servings per container, 10g per serving

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      Made with simple yet effective ingredients, Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Pre-Workout provides users with a good boost of energy, improved focus, and enhanced performance.