November 2021

Pre-Workout Supplements: Aggregated Ranking Report

This report contains an aggregate consensus of Pre-Workout Supplement rankings posted by key online experts, as of November 2021.

At a glance - November 2021 Ranking

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Rank Change Price Pre-Workout Supplement
FitnessVolt
The Supplement Reviews
Body Building
MensJournal
TheSportReview
greatist
BarBend
JackedGorilla
LiftVault
WellnessVerge
1
- $54
Transparent Pre Series Bulk
1
1
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1
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2
- $39
Kaged Muscle Pre-Kaged
3
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5
6
6
10
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3
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4Gauge Pre-workout
2
3
-
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3
-
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3
-
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4
- $36
Jym Pre
7
5
8
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7
-
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5
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Pre Lab Pro Next-Gen
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1
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9
13
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6
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Huge Supplement Wrecked
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1
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-
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1
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7
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Powher Up
13
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-
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2
-
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4
-
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8
+13 $50
Transparent Labs PreSeries STIM-Free
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-
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-
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8
7
-
-
5
9
-2 Check price
Black Wolf Workout
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2
-
-
-
-
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2
-
-
10
+5 Check price
Transparent Labs LEAN
5
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-
-
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3
-
-
-
11
New * $17
Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard
9
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-
-
-
-
-
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3
12
-2 $20
Kaged Muscle Pre-Kaged Sport
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2
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5
-
-
-
13
-2 $18
Optimum Nutrition Amino Energy
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3
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-
-
-
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9
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14
-2 Check price
Pump Serum Stim
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2
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5
-
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15
New * $20
Alani Nu Pre Workout
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7
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-
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2
16
- $21
Legion Pulse
6
7
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-
-
-
-
-
-
-
17
- $17
Jacked Factory Nitrosurge
10
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-
-
-
-
-
11
-
-
18
- $25
Gat Nitraflex
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8
-
-
-
-
-
12
-
-
19
- $24
Muscletech Vapor X5 Next Gen
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7
-
-
-
-
14
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20
- Check price
Cellucor C4 On The Go
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9
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4
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-
-
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21
+1 Check price
MyProtein The Pre Workout
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4
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5
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We ranked Transparent Pre Series Bulk #1 in November 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
  • Out of those, 3 experts ranked Transparent Pre Series Bulk as #1.
Critic endorsements:
FitnessVolt

Best Pre-Workout Overall

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The Supplement Reviews

Best pre workout supplement overall

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BarBend

Best Pre-Workout Overall

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We ranked Kaged Muscle Pre-Kaged #2 in November 2021 because:

  • 5 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
FitnessVolt

Best Nutrition

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greatist

Best pre-workout for strength trainers

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BarBend

Best Pre-Workout for Ingredient Variety

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JackedGorilla

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LiftVault

Best Medium Caffeine + Nutrition Support

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend Pre-Workout Supplements.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of Pre-Workout Supplements, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for November 2021 ranking

We ranked 4Gauge Pre-workout #3 in November 2021 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
FitnessVolt

Strongest Pre-Workout

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The Supplement Reviews

Good for muscle gain

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TheSportReview

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JackedGorilla

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We ranked Jym Pre #4 in November 2021 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
FitnessVolt

Best with Creatine

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The Supplement Reviews

Good for men

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Body Building

Best For Women

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JackedGorilla

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We ranked Pre Lab Pro Next-Gen #5 in November 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Pre Lab Pro Next-Gen as #1.
Critic endorsements:
TheSportReview

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BarBend

Best Pre-Workout for Muscle Gain

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JackedGorilla

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We ranked Huge Supplement Wrecked #6 in November 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Huge Supplement Wrecked as #1.
Critic endorsements:
MensJournal

Best Pre Workout For Men

Pros
A massive 21-gram serving size!
Wrecked provides immediate and long-lasting energy.
This pre-workout boosts muscle pumps and nitric oxide.
Increased cognitive functions such as focus and alertness.
Features unique, high-quality ingredients at the proper dosages.
Boosts your workout performance and intensity.
It comes in multiple tasty flavors.
Many positive users experiences online.

Cons
Limited availability due to high demand.
About $45 per bottle

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JackedGorilla

Best Pre-Workout Overall

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We ranked Powher Up #7 in November 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
FitnessVolt

Best Pre-Workout For Women

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TheSportReview

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JackedGorilla

Best Pre-Workout for Women

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We ranked Transparent Labs PreSeries STIM-Free #8 in November 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
greatist

Best overall caffeine-free pre-workout

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BarBend

Best Stim-Free Pre-Workouts

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WellnessVerge

Best Pre-Workout without Caffeine

Pros
Third-party tested
Most ingredients are in clinically studied doses
Priced well compared to competition

Cons
Potential side effects from one ingredient present
A few ingredients have mixed results in efficacy

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We ranked Black Wolf Workout #9 in November 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
The Supplement Reviews

Best for high intensity workouts

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JackedGorilla

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We ranked Transparent Labs LEAN #10 in November 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
FitnessVolt

Best For Fat Loss

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BarBend

Best Pre-Workout for Weight Loss

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We ranked Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard #11 in November 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
FitnessVolt

Good Budget Option

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WellnessVerge

Best Pre-Workout for Men

Pros
Affordable price
Excellent customer reviews
Some ingredients are research-backed

Cons
Not third-party tested
Contains artificial sweeteners

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We ranked Kaged Muscle Pre-Kaged Sport #12 in November 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Body Building

Best Pre-Workout For Strength Training

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BarBend

Best Pre-Workout Without Creatine

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We ranked Optimum Nutrition Amino Energy #13 in November 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Body Building

Best Pre-Workout For Cardio Training

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LiftVault

Best Low Caffeine + No Beta Alanine

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We ranked Pump Serum Stim #14 in November 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
MensJournal

Best Caffeine Free Pre Workout

Pros
Pump Serum contains no caffeine or other stimulants (stim free pre workout).
It shuttles more blood, nutrient, and oxygen to the muscles.
Improves mind-muscle connection due to more blood flow.
Boosts your exercise capacity and endurance.
Enhanced focus and other cognitive functions.
You can take it any time of the day.

Cons
Limited amount of flavors.
Only available from the official manufacturer site (Huge Nutrition).

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JackedGorilla

Best Stimulant-Free Pre-Workout

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We ranked Alani Nu Pre Workout #15 in November 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
MensJournal

Best Pre Workout For Women

Pros
Formulated specifically for women only.
Provides you with smooth and clean energy.
Supports your workout goals.
Maximizes pumps and endurance.
Alani Nu comes in plenty of different flavors.
Contains a moderate amount of caffeine (200mg).
It has been tested for banned substances.

Cons
It’s relatively expensive.
Contains Beta-Alanine, which can cause a tingling effect.

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WellnessVerge

Best Pre-Workout for Women

Pros
Great taste
Low in calories
Produced in a GMP-certified facility

Cons
Expensive
Contains artificial sweeteners

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We ranked Legion Pulse #16 in November 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
FitnessVolt

Best Caffeine-Free

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The Supplement Reviews

Good for bodybuilding

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We ranked Jacked Factory Nitrosurge #17 in November 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
FitnessVolt

Good For Cardio

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JackedGorilla

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We ranked Gat Nitraflex #18 in November 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
The Supplement Reviews

Good for women

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JackedGorilla

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We ranked Muscletech Vapor X5 Next Gen #19 in November 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Body Building

Best For Weight Management

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JackedGorilla

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We ranked Cellucor C4 On The Go #20 in November 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Body Building

Best Ready-To-Drink

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greatist

Best pre-workout drink

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We ranked MyProtein The Pre Workout #21 in November 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Pre-Workout Supplements” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
TheSportReview

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LiftVault

Best Starter Pre Workout

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