Pre-Workout & Nitro Pump Breakdown
Nimai Delgado - Jan 27, 2021
This breakdown guide is meant to answer all of your question on our two brand new products - Pre-Workout & Nitro Pump. As a vegan bodybuilder, it's hard to find a great vegan pre-workout that you can trust... Many pre-workouts will list "vegan-friendly," but will still contain traces of gelatin, lanolin or non-vegan BCAAs! It's important to really do your research when looking for a good pre-workout, but we wanted to do that for you.
What Is A Pre-Workout?
A pre-workout is any supplement (usually a powder drink mix) that you consume before a workout. A pre-workout is meant to boost energy levels and performance during exercise and have become extremely popular in the fitness community. For some who consistently workout 4-5 times a week, a pre-workout can help you break barriers and improve your exercise capacity.
If you google pre-workout, there will be a ton of different types filled with ingredients with big names and confusing "proprietary blends." In fact, according to a 2019 study of the top 100 commercially available pre-workout supplements, nearly half of all the ingredients were part of a "proprietary blend" which means the amounts of each ingredient is not disclosed. Scary... Most people also don't realize that the artificial flavors in most pre-workouts are synthesized from sources like petroleum and other chemical resources.
When we took our macro view at the pre-workout market, it was honestly disappointing. We wanted to change the narrative by having transparent labels and have clean ingredients within our formulas. All of our ingredients are 100% Vegan and we use NO artificial flavors, NO artificial sweeteners, and NO artificial colors. All of our natural flavors are Vegan & Non-GMO Wholefood compliant.
We broke the pre-workout market down into two segments: STIM & NON-STIM
Stim pre-workouts include ingredients like Caffeine, & beta alanine which create a boost in energy to help you throughout your workout. These can be a great move for those workout in the morning or afternoon. Stim pre-workouts can create lasting energy that last you the whole day.
The downside is MOST pre-workouts make you crash out after using them. Luckily, we found a solution to this. We added an ingredient called Infinergy™. Infinergy (Di-Caffeine Malate) is a patented ingredient developed by innovative supplement ingredient supplier Creative Compounds. The malic acid in Infinergy works to buffer the salts in caffeine, allowing for easier digestion whilst also replenishing the energy produced by caffeine, which helps to minimize the dreaded post-caffeine energy ‘crash’. In comparison to caffeine anhydrous, Infinergy is a milder form of caffeine that has a longer-lasting stimulatory effect without the excessive “jitters” side effect that many users experience with caffeine anhydrous.
We also included another trademarked ingredient called ElevATP® which is a clinically researched combination of a water extract of “ancient peat” (fossilized plants) and apple extract. The ancient peat contains 70 plant-derived inorganic microelements. It is especially rich in carbon, magnesium, nitrogen, oxygen, and sulfur. The apple extract is made from apple peel and contains 10 apple polyphenols. This trademarked ingredient was designed to support mitochondrial energy-producing processes to stimulate cellular energy production in the form of ATP. In less fancy terms, having extra ATP allows our cells to do more things better, upregulating health, performance, and metabolism.
Lastly, we have every single ingredient clinically dosed to properly increase your athletic performance, whether you are a triathlete, marathon runner, bodybuilder, or just trying to get into better shape.
NITRO PUMP: STIM-FREE
Stim-free pre-workouts do not contain ingredients like Caffeine, & beta alanine. Stim-free or stimulant-free pre-workouts are perfect for anyone who is sensitive to high amounts of caffeine, anyone looking to cycle off of their stimulant pre-workout, or people who workout later at night.
While Stim-free pre-workouts do not contain caffeine or other stimulants, they do, however, contain other ingredients that help to enhance blood flow, improve focus and increase your cellular energy in a more subtle way.
We include trademarked ingredients like NitroRocket® and S7™ ensure optimal performance throughout your entire workout by increasing blood flow, boosting nitric oxide production, and enhancing oxygen transport. NitroRocket® is a specially engineered extract of Arugula (AKA 'Garden Rocket') developed specifically to complement your workout. NitroRocket® provides benefits ranging from increased blood flow, muscle oxygenation, and cognitive function during exercises to reduction of inflammation and free radical damage post exercise. NitroRocket® represents one of the few all natural products that actually delivers real world results both during and promotes recovery after exercise.
S7™ is a low dose blend of seven (7) plant-based ingredients that has been clinically shown to increase nitric oxide (NO) by 230%. Our bodies already product nitric oxide which acts as a vasodilator, signaling the blood vessels to relax, which then, increases blood flow. This aids athletes by delivering more oxygen, fuel, and other key nutrients to inflamed muscles during workouts. 100% Plant-Based, S7™ includes ingredients like Green Coffee Bean Extract, Green Tea Extract, Turmeric Extract, Tart Cherry, Blueberry, Broccoli, and Kale.
TAKE THEM TOGETHER!
Both, our Pre-Workout & Nitro Pump formulas we created to synergistically work together if mixed. That is one of the main reasons we made them similar flavors. You can choose to take a serving of each and see what works best for you!
We took months of trial and error formulating these two pre-workouts to make them not only perform, but taste delicious. Now there is no guessing. You have 100% Vegan ingredients with NO artificial flavors, NO artificial sweeteners, and NO artificial colors.