Muscle Man Pre-Workout

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Muscle Man Pre-Workout is a pre-workout powder for men that aims to increase energy, elevate nitric oxide levels, and build muscle, all in one scoop a day.

Could Muscle Man Pre-Workout be different from all the rest? Below we take an in-depth look to find out.

Muscle Man Pre-Workout Pros

  • Contains Creatine
  • Easy to take
  • Could boost energy levels

Muscle Man Pre-Workout Cons

  • Lots of potential side effects
  • No money-back guarantee
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Muscle Man Pre-Workout

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Muscle Man Pre-Workout Overview

What You Need To Know About Muscle Man Pre-Workout

Muscle Man Pre-Workout is a powdered supplement that you mix with water in order to make a drink that you take before a workout.

The product is not available to buy on the official Modern Man website, but frustratingly the link to take you to Amazon does not take you directly to the product.

This supplement does come with some risks to the user. Many of the ingredients will raise the heart rate and blood pressure. In addition, Naringin will cause drug interactions with most prescription medication.

What Are The Side Effects Of Muscle Man Pre-Workout?

There are lots of potential side effects from the many ingredients in Muscle Man Pre-Workout.

Stomach cramping can occur when Creatine is supplemented without sufficient water. Diarrhoea and nausea can occur when too much creatine is supplemented at once, in which case doses should be spread out over the day and taken with meals (which isn’t really possible with this product). Water retention is also a common side effect of creatine supplementation. It can also cause muscle cramping.

The most common side effect of Beta alanine is a tingling sensation in the muscles; many consider this a sign that the Beta alanine is working, and as evidence that the supplement is indeed correctly dosed. Some people may dislike the tingling sensation, but it is not a sign of anything negative or more serious. Flushing is also a side effect caused by taking high doses of Beta alanine.

Consuming large quantities of caffeine can lead to headaches, increased heart rate, increased blood pressure, heart palpitations, increased urination, dehydration, jitteriness, dizziness, and insomnia. Each serving of this supplement contains 325 mg of caffeine, an incredibly large amount to take at one time; this makes side effects much more likely. Theobromine is similar in structure to caffeine but is milder.

Alpha GPC can cause side effects in some people including heartburn, headache, insomnia, dizziness, skin rash, and confusion.

Arginine can increase Nitric Oxide levels, and this can lower blood pressure; anyone who already has low blood pressure, or who are taking medications that affect blood pressure, should avoid taking arginine and other supplements that claim to increase NO levels.

In one study, Arginine Alpha Ketoglutarate (AAKG) caused side effects including dizziness, vomiting, and loss of consciousness. AAKG is not recommended for continuous, high-level use for more than 60 days.

How Much Does Muscle Man Pre-Workout Cost?

Modern Man supplements are advertised on their official website, but cannot be purchased directly from the website. Instead, customers are referred to Amazon, the only place that Modern Man products can be purchased from.

Muscle Man Pre-Workout costs $35.97 plus delivery charges. Customers with Amazon Prime can get free delivery. Each tub contains 20 servings, which means that a single tub will only last for 20 days if taken every day.

Our Verdict On Muscle Man Pre-Workout

Muscle Man Pre-Workout contains numerous ingredients that are frequently included in pre-workout formulas. The formula could help consumers to workout harder, and to recover quicker following exercise. However, the quantity of the various stimulant ingredients, including a huge 350mg dosage of caffeine per serving, means that side effects such as jitters and insomnia are quite likely.

Creatine is often used for improving exercise performance and increasing muscle mass. There is some science supporting the use of creatine in improving the athletic performance of young, healthy people during brief high-intensity activity such as sprinting, however the levels here of 1-2g a day is quite low.

Huperzine-A is thought to be a cognitive enhancer but its use should be cycled, with breaks in usage every few weeks so it isn’t a good idea to take this supplement every day.

The product is expensive, and with no money-back guarantee as well, we simply cannot approve it.

We do not recommend Muscle Man Pre-Workout to our readers.

Muscle Man Pre-Workout Key Features

Muscle Man Pre-Workout is a powder supplement that is taken before a workout to help you build muscle and have more energy. It comes in a Cotton Candy flavour that customers report tastes nice.

Muscle Man Pre-Workout Facts

  • Manufactured by Modern Man Nutrition LLC in the US
  • Intended for use by men
  • Contains caffeine and other stimulants

Muscle Man Pre-Workout contains stimulants including caffeine anhydrous, Higenamine, and Theobromine, as well as amino acids and other compounds commonly found in pre-workouts.

How to Take Muscle Man Pre-Workout

  • Mix ½ – 1 scoop with 4-6oz of cold water and consume 20-30 minutes before training. Do not exceed more than 1 scoop per day.

Only one dose of Muscle Man Pre-Workout is taken each day which is not ideal as some of the effects can wear off; it would be best to have at least two doses each day to provide a constant supply of nutrients.

Muscle Man Pre-Workout Concerns:

  • It is expensive and may not work
  • No money-back guarantee
  • Some ingredients shouldn’t be taken continuously

Modern Man Real Muscle is manufactured by Modern Man Nutrition LLC. They can be contacted either through Amazon or using the information provided on their official website.

What Does Muscle Man Pre-Workout Claim To Do?

Muscle Man Pre-workout claims to give you energy, endurance and raw power so that you can get stronger and dominate your workouts. Modern Man says it will elevate Nitric Oxide levels and also have cognitive benefits with no crash.

Does Muscle Man Pre-Workout Work?

We think it is unlikely that Muscle Man Pre-workout will work as described.

Hydromax may help consumers to rehydrate after exercise, as it binds with water in a way that allows the body to store more water quickly. Betaine is thought by some to improve athletic performance, but results from clinical trials are not very encouraging.

Each serving of Muscle Man Pre-Workout contains 325 mg of caffeine, as well as other stimulant ingredients. This will definitely boost energy levels, but such as large amount, taken all at once, is likely to cause side effects, including a crash in energy levels later in the day, or if taken in the evening it is likely to cause insomnia.

Alpha-GPC has a lot more clinical support than the majority of nootropic ingredients, but still needs to be researched in the cognitively healthy for nootropic benefits. The dosage used in this supplement is 300mg; the typical daily dosages for nootropic benefits range between 300mg and 600mg. It might also help enhance power output.

What Are The Ingredients of Muscle Man Pre-Workout?

The ingredients used in Muscle Man Pre-Workout are listed below. The ingredient quantities listed are correct for 1 scoop.

  • Niacin 20mg: Sometimes taken in higher doses as a way to improve cholesterol levels and decrease cardiovascular risks.
  • Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCl) 30mg: Has several important functions in the body, including allowing the body to use and store energy from protein and carbohydrates in food. Source
  • Vitamin B12 (as Methylcobalamin) 1mg: Naturally present in many foods. It has several roles, including aiding in releasing energy from consumed food, and keeping the nervous system healthy. It may be that a deficiency hinders weight loss, but taking excess amounts could be potentially harmful. Source
  • Caffeine Anhydrous 325mg: Numerous studies have shown that caffeine boosts energy levels and alertness, as well as mildly boosting the metabolism, causing a small increase in the number of calories used by the body. Caffeine is also known to boost athletic performance. Source
  • Arginine AKG 2g: This essential amino acid is plentiful in foods and can be made by the body. Arginine is thought to boost the levels of Nitric Oxide in the body. However, supplementing Arginine has a very limited effect as it has poor absorption. AKG is short for Arginine Alpha-Ketoglutarate. Source
  • Creatine HCl 2g: Concentrated form of creatine, which improves strength and endurance while increasing lean muscle mass.
  • Betaine Anhydrous 2g: Although it is thought by some to improve athletic performance, scientific trials have failed to show consistent results with trained/untrained men. Source
  • Naringin 25mg: A major flavonoid glycoside in grapefruit. Said to potentially increase fat loss by reducing hunger but there are not enough studies to prove this.
  • Acetyl L-Tyrosine 300mg: An amino acid that is a building block of protein, this ingredient is found naturally in many foods. In existing trials, L-Tyrosine appears to effectively improve cognition and memory during stressful periods. Source
  • HydroMax 1g: A branded Glycerol supplement. Glycerol helps rehydration after exercise, as it allows for more water to be stored in the body. As dehydration can severely limit exercise performance, glycerol supplementation appears to help maximise performance, and one study suggests that it can also promote increased endurance and stamina. Source
  • Huperzine A 100mcg: Found in Huperzia serrata and thought to be a cognitive enhancer. Because of the relatively long half-life of this compound, its use should be cycled, with breaks in usage every few weeks. Source
  • Alpha GPC 300mg: It appears to have some cognitive-boosting properties, helps to prevent cognitive decline, and may also enhance power output in athletes. Source
  • Amentoflavone 50mg: The active ingredient in the Selaginella tamariscina plant. One study states that it has shown antiviral, antioxidant, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity. It could potentially help with wound healing. Source
  • Beta Alanine 3.2g: Has been repeatedly proven to raise the levels of muscle carnosine in the human body, which has the effect of increasing the amount of work athletes can perform in high-intensity workouts. Source
  • Glucuronolactone 1.3g: Naturally occurring chemical, often used in energy drinks such as Red Bull. An antioxidant that is supposed to enhance energy levels, but there has been very little clinical testing on humans.
  • Theobromine 100mg: A mild stimulant, similar to caffeine, but appears to be much milder. Source
  • Higenamine 40mg: Plant chemical that acts as a stimulant. It is sometimes taken for weight loss. Higenamine is under-researched and because it is a principle chemical in the deadly poisonous plant Aconite, there are serious concerns about safety. Higenamine stimulates the heart contractions and speeds up the heartbeat.

Does Muscle Man Pre-Workout Have Any Side Effects?

Creatine can cause:

  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach
  • Diarrhea
  • Muscle cramps
  • Reduced ability to tolerate heat
  • Symptoms of dehydration

Beta alanine can cause:

  • Tingling sensation in the muscles
  • Flushing

There are lots from the high caffeine content:

  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Irritability
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Increased heart rate and breathing
  • High blood pressure

Alpha GPC can cause side effects in some people including:

  • Heartburn
  • Headache
  • Insomnia
  • Dizziness
  • Skin rash
  • Confusion

Arginine can increase Nitric Oxide levels which can lower blood pressure. Anyone with low blood pressure, or who are taking medications that affect it, should avoid taking arginine.

Arginine Alpha Ketoglutarate (AAKG) has been found to cause:

  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of consciousness

Caution:
Do not use if you are under 18 or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Speak to your doctor before use, especially if you have an underlying medical condition or are taking prescription medication.

Are There Any Customer Reviews For Muscle Man Pre-Workout?

There are over 60 customer reviews for Muscle Man Pre-Workout on Amazon, where the product is sold. The average rating is high, at 4.2 stars out of five. However, there used to be over 600 reviews so it does appear that some of them may have been removed.

A positive example includes:

This peoduct is legit. Fully dosed and highly effective. Will make you crush that workout from beginning to end with no crash or sleepless night. Take 30 mins before working out and notice how you’ll last much longer!

Does Muscle Man Pre-Workout Offer a Money-Back Guarantee?

Modern Man Nutrition does not offer a money-back guarantee. As their products are sold by Amazon, all purchases made there are covered by the Amazon returns policy. The Amazon returns policy lasts for 30 days starting from the receipt of the shipment.

Where Can I Buy Muscle Man Pre-Workout?

Modern Man supplements are advertised on their official website, but cannot be purchased directly from the website. Instead, customers are referred to Amazon, where a single tub of Muscle Man Pre-Workout costs $35.97.

Summary: Muscle Man Pre-Workout


Muscle Man Pre-Workout

1.3 out of 5
Muscle Man Pre-Workout Rating

The Muscle Watchdog does not recommend Muscle Man Pre-Workout.

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