Optimum Nutrition Amino Energy is one of the most popular sports supplement powder drinks on the market. The supplement has multiple purposes when compared to other amino drinks. Amino energy is sugar-free and contains a green tea matrix, it can be consumed in the morning, pre workout, intra workout or even post workout.
What’s in Optimum Nutrition’s Amino Energy Drink?
Each serving of Amino Energy contains 17 separate ingredients per two scoops. The primary component of Amino Energy is the amino blend which comprises 5 grams per serving (two scoops). In this 5 gram component, there are 14 separate ingredients. This goes beyond the standard amino acid powder to include even non-essential amino acids and beta-alanine.
When to Take Amino Energy?
Amino Energy is best taken first thing in the morning, pre-workout, intra workout, or post workout. According to Optimum Nutrition, here are the best serving recommendations;
Pre-workout: 1 to 3 servings (4 to 6 scoops)
Post workout: 1 to 2 servings (2 to 4 scoops)
*Although Amino Energy can be taken as a pre-workout before the gym, larger dosages may be required when compared to other pre-workout supplements.
Serving Size: 2 Scoops (9g)
Servings Per Container: 30
Citric Acid, Malic Acid, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Inulin, Beet Color, Tartaric Acid, Silicon Dioxide, Calcium Silicate, Gum Blend (Cellulose Gum, Xanthan Gum, Carrageenan), Sucralose, Lecithin, FD&C Yellow #5 & 6.
Contains Soy (Lecithin) Total Caffeine from all sources is equal to 100mg/9g serving.
Mix two scoops of Optimum AmiN.O. Energy in 10-12 oz of cold water.
FOR PRE-WORKOUT ENERGY: Take 1-3 servings 20-30 minutes before training.
FOR POST-WORKOUT RECOVERY: Take 1-2 servings immediately after training.
TIPS: Optimum Amino Energy contains 50 mg of caffeine per scoop, so do not consume after 5:00 PM if you have difficulty sleeping.
ESSENTIAL AMINO ENERGY also contains beta-Alanine and may cause a temporary tingling sensation on your skin. This is normal. With continued use, the intensity of the sensation will decrease or disappear.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Check with a qualified healthcare professional before taking this product if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, under 18 years of age, have any known or suspected medical conditions, and/or if you are taking any prescription or OTC medications.
Disclaimer: The nutrition facts and weight listed above are a guideline only and are supplied as a courtesy to our customers. The nutrition facts are based on one particular flavour and were current and accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time they were entered. Some flavours may be different in terms of nutritional information, servings per container and weight. Please note that manufacturers often change formulas or ingredients without notifying us.