Gold Standard Pre-Workout, Simplified
Gold Standard Pre-Workout is a pre-workout by Optimum Nutrition.
It aims to improve energy, focus, and endurance.
Gold Standard Pre-Workout has some ingredients with great potential for increasing mood and focus, but doses them much too low.
Of all the performance ingredients in this formula, only creatine is dosed appropriately.
Beta alanine and caffeine will have some power and endurance benefits at 2 scoops, whereas citrulline malate is dosed low even with a double scoop.
The clinically effective dose of citrulline malate is 6-8 grams, but you’ll only get up to 3 grams with 2 scoops of GS Pre-Workout.
We’re giving Gold Standard Pre-Workout 1 bonus point for a substantial dose of B and D vitamins.
This forumla doesn’t live up to Gold Standard’s reputation with this one.
Two servings will provide a big hit of Caffeine and plenty of Creatine for increased performance. The rest of the ingredients, however, are under-dosed and give average mood/focus and poor pump effects.
Extras include a healthy dose of B and D vitamins, and some immunity boosters.