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Product Overview

What it is

Optimum Nutrition’s Gold Standard Pre-Workout® will give you a surge of energy and focus to help you feel your absolute best from the beginning to the very end of your workout. If taken regularly, you’ll also notice it’s endurance supporting qualities - you’ll be able to train harder and longer with less fatigue and lactic acid build-up.

What it does

The main goal of Optimum Nutrition’s Gold Standard Pre-Workout® is to improve your workout. Whether that’s setting a new deadlift PR, powering through that last tough rep, crushing your super-sets, or just feeling like a million bucks the second you walk through the gym doors, you will feel it taking charge. 

Creatine Monohydrate - dial in strength and power, produce energy rapidly.
Caffeine - excite your nervous system and metabolic pathways.
Beta-Alanine - help you train harder and longer.

When to take

Mix each scoop with 6-8 oz of water and consume 20-30 minutes before training. Start with ½  scoop or less to assess your tolerance. Gradually increase to 1-2 scoops. DO NOT EXCEED 2 SCOOPS PER DAY.

Supplement Facts / Ingredients

Supplement Facts

Serving Size 1 Scoop

Serving Per Container 30

 Serving% DV



Total Carbohydrate

1 g


Folic Acid

200 mcg


Vitamin B12 (as Cyanocobalamin)

10 mcg


Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol)

500 IU


Pantothenic Acid (as D-Calcium Pantothenate)

10 mg


Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCI)

2 mg


Thiamin (as Thiamin HCI)

2 mg


Niacin (as Nicotinic Acid)

20 mg


Muscle Matrix



Creatine Monohydrate (as Creapure) 3g, AstraGIN Proprietary Blend [Astragalus membranaceus Extract (root) & Panax notoginseng Extract (root)] 25mg,



Performance Composite



L-Citrulline Malate 1.5g, Beta-Alanine (as CarnoSyn) 1.5g.



Energy & Focus Complex



Acetyl-L-Carnitine HCl 375mg, Acetyl-L-tyrosine 250mg, Caffeine 175mg, Citrus Bioflavonoids 100mg



* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Ingredients: Natural & Artificial Flavors, Citric Acid, Silicon Dioxide, Calcium Silicate, Caffeine (from Tea and/or Coffee Bean), Gum Blend (Cellulose Gum, Xanthan Gum, Carrageenan), Sucralose, Malic Acid, Tartaric Acid, Acesulfame Potassium, FD&C Red #40. Directions: Mix each scoop with 6-8 oz of water and consume 20-30 minutes before training. Start with 1 scoop or less to assess your tolerance. DO NOT EXCEED 2 SCOOPS PER DAY. Warnings: Consult your physician before using this product if you are taking any medications or are under a physician's care for a medical condition. Not for use by those under the age of 18, women that are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or nursing, or those that are sensitive to caffeine, niacin or beta-alanine. Do not consume caffeine from other sources while taking this product as too much caffeine may cause nervousness, irritability, sleeplessness, and occasionally rapid heartbeat. Beta-alanine and niacin may cause a harmless, temporary tingling or flushing sensation. Keep out of reach of children. Contains 175 mg of caffeine per scoop.

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.


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