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      Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - Watermelon (270 Grams Powder)

      • Form: Powder

      • Flavor: Watermelon

      • Serving Size: TWO SCOOPS (9 GM)

      • Number Of Servings: 30 Servings

      • Price Per Serving:  ($0.73 / serving)

      • Weight: 12 OZ

      Product Label

        *Use Anytime For:

        *Essential Amino Acid Delivery

        *Nitric Oxide Production**

        *Muscle Recovery Acceleration**

        *Improved Energy and Focus**

        *Free Form Amino Acids for Rapid Uptake**

        *Essential Amino Acids including BCAAs

        *Supports Recovery Before, During & After Exercise**

        *Train Longer & Harder with beta-Alanine**

        *Natural Energizers & Antioxidants**

        *Supports Nitric Oxide Synthesis**

      Directions
      Mix two scoops of ESSENTIAL AMINO ENERGY in 10-12 oz of cold water. FOR AN AMINO ACID BOOST: Consume one or more servings first thing in the morning and/or between meals. 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: ESSENTIAL 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.

      Warning
      NOT FOR USE BY THOSE WITH PRE-EXISTING MEDICAL CONDITIONS OR THOSE TAKING ANY MEDICATIONS, THOSE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 OR OVER 50, WOMEN THAT ARE PREGNANT, CONTEMPLATING PREGNANCY OR NURSING, OR THOSE THAT ARE CAFFEINE OR BETA-ALANINE SENSITIVE. DO NOT CONSUME CAFFEINE/STIMULANTS FROM OTHER SOURCES OR WITHIN 4 HOURS OF BEDTIME. ALLERGEN INFORMATION: CONTAINS SOY (LECITHIN).

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      Essential Amino Energy Supplement Facts

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      Supplement Facts

      Serving Size TWO SCOOPS (9 GM)

      Servings Per Container 30

        Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
      Calories 10  N/A*
      Total Carbohydrate 2 Gm 1%
      AMINO BLEND - (MICRONIZED TAURINE, MICRONIZED L-GLUTAMINE, MICRONIZED L-ARGININE, MICRONIZED L-LEUCINE, CARNOSYN BETA-ALANINE, MICRONIZED CITRULLINE, MICRONIZED L-ISOLEUCINE, MICRONIZED L-VALINE, MICRONIZED L-TYROSINE, MICRONIZED L-HISTIDINE, MICRONIZED L-LYSINE, MICRONIZED L-PHENYLALANINE, MICRONIZED L-THREONINE, MICRONIZED L-METHIONINE) 5 Gm N/A*
      ENERGY BLEND - (CAFFEINE (FROM GREEN TEA), GREEN TEA EXTRACT (CAMELLIA SINENSIS)(LEAF)(STANDARDIZED FOR EGCG), GREEN COFFEE EXTRACT) 160 Mg N/A*

      *Daily value not established

      Other Ingredients:

      Natural and Artificial Flavors, Malic Acid, Citric Acid, Silicon Dioxide, Calcium Silicate, Sucralose, Gum Blend (Cellulose Gum, Xanthan Gum, Carrageenan), Tartaric Acid, Lecithin, Beet Color, Inulin.

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      Essential Amino Energy Reviews

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      Optimum NutritionEssential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder
       
      4.4

      (based on 22 reviews)

      Ratings Distribution

      • 5 Stars

         

        (14)

      • 4 Stars

         

        (5)

      • 3 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 2 Stars

         

        (1)

      • 1 Stars

         

        (1)

      86%

      of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

      Pros

      • Tastes good / tastes fine (5)
      • Boosts energy (4)

      Cons

      No Cons

      Best Uses

      • Pre-workout (4)
      • Before workout (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (10)
        • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
        • Quality (3)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      In Love with AmiNo Energy

      This is the first pre-workout I have ever taken and it was amazing. I have a sensitive stomach and I had no side effects. I took it on an empty stomach to do my...Read complete review

      This is the first pre-workout I have ever taken and it was amazing. I have a sensitive stomach and I had no side effects. I took it on an empty stomach to do my fasted cardio this morning. I can usually struggle through a 2 mile run but this morning I was able to run 4 straight miles without even thinking about it. Cant wait to take it again tomorrow!

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      So Painful

      This product tastes great but makes me disgustingly sick within twenty minutes, the worst stabbing pain in my stomach ever. I recommend C4.

      This product tastes great but makes me disgustingly sick within twenty minutes, the worst stabbing pain in my stomach ever. I recommend C4.

      Reviewed by 22 customers

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      4.0

      I love this product and would continue to purchase it every

      By Adrienne

      from San Leandro

      About Me Traveler

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Boosts Energy
      • Quickens Recovery Time
      • Tastes Good

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • After Workout
        • During Recovery
        • During Workout

        Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

        I would definitely purchase this every month

        • Gender:
        • Female
        • Where did you hear about this product?:
        • Friend or Family Member
        • How many supplements do you use on a daily basis?:
        • 1-2 Supplements Daily
        • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
        • Quality
         
        5.0

        Can't be without this stuff

        By King Ghidorah

        from Orland Park,IL

        About Me Competitive Athlete, Freak of nature

        Pros

        • Boosts Energy
        • Good Value
        • Quickens Recovery Time
        • Tastes Good

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • After Workout
          • Before Workout
          • Everyday

          Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

          Love this product. Alternative to coffee taste great. Makes drinking a gallon of water a day real easy.

          • Gender:
          • Male
          • Where did you hear about this product?:
          • Other
          • How many supplements do you use on a daily basis?:
          • 6+ Supplements Daily
          • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
          • Price, Quality
           
          5.0

          I love this stuff

          By Morgan

          from Orlando, FL

          About Me Runner, Workout a lot

          Pros

          • Boosts Energy
          • Good Value
          • Tastes Good
          • Tasty

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Before Workout

            Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

            i just bought this a few days ago and i have used it twice. i think its great! the flavor tastes really good, like a watermelon jolly rancher. it gives me enough energy to get through my workout and makes me actually excited about going to the gym. HIGHLY RECOMMEND. :)

            • Gender:
            • Female
            • Where did you hear about this product?:
            • Other
            • Which of the following is the most important to you?:
            • Quality
             
            5.0

            Watermelon tastes Wonderful!!

            By Hugh Jorgan

            from Nebraska

            Pros

            • Boosts Energy
            • Tastes Good

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                Great energy boost, no jitters and so far no heart attack. Great for setup, performance, and clean up. Will be buying this again. thanks guys!!

                • Gender:
                • Male
                 
                4.0

                Love It

                By C.L.

                from New Orleans, LA

                Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                Love this product! I've been using it for about 3 months now as a pre-workout to help push me through my morning workouts (2 scoops). I've always gotten VERY jittery/itchy with other similar products, but I have not had any problems with this one. It gives me a nice clean boost of energy with no crash. It also tastes good (I've tried the watermelon and fruit punch). Definitely worth a shot if you're looking for something new!

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Tastes great and no side effects

                By Noazrk

                from Chandler, Az

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                I drink this before excercise and heavy work days at UPS sorting packages. The flavor is really good, at least in a standard bottle of water with 2 scoops.

                I did not have any dizziness or flush feeling at all.

                 
                5.0

                Amazing product

                By Maximus

                from Columbus, OH

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Boost Of Energy
                • Great tasting
                • No Burn Out

                Cons

                • none

                Best Uses

                • 30 mins before workout

                Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                This by far is the best pre work out product I have boutght. Awesome taste no after effects. I have bought three of these and I would say the Watermellon flavor is my favorite.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                So Painful

                By Megh

                from Dover, DE

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Affordable
                • Tasty

                Cons

                • Makes Me Sick

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                  This product tastes great but makes me disgustingly sick within twenty minutes, the worst stabbing pain in my stomach ever. I recommend C4.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  amino energy

                  By Carrie

                  from St. Louis

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                  I use this prior to my workout and it gives me extra energy without any kind of buzz. I use watermelong which tastes like a watermelon jolly rancher.

                   
                  5.0

                  Amino Energy Watermelon

                  By Angie

                  from Lockport, IL

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Great flavor

                  Cons

                  • A Little Pricey

                  Best Uses

                  • Pre-workout Charge

                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                  I love the extra boost this gives me. This is the first time I've tried a pre-workout and absolutely love it! The Watermelon flavor is AWESOME!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great!!

                  By Tony

                  from NC

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                  I take this in the mornings once again when I feel the need in the day. It helps me recover faster and gives a good pump when I use it as a pre workout.

                   
                  5.0

                  Great Item!!

                  By K

                  from Georgia

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                  The flavor is AMAZING! It does the trick for me! Great for energy any time before a workout, at work and just for boost in the afternoon!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  In Love with AmiNo Energy

                  By ashelise76

                  from Mahwah, NJ

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Endurance
                  • Energy
                  • Focus
                  • No side effects

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Pre-Workout

                    Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                    This is the first pre-workout I have ever taken and it was amazing. I have a sensitive stomach and I had no side effects. I took it on an empty stomach to do my fasted cardio this morning. I can usually struggle through a 2 mile run but this morning I was able to run 4 straight miles without even thinking about it. Cant wait to take it again tomorrow!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    AmiNO Energy

                    By Andrew

                    from New Jersey

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                    I use this preworkout. Tastes great, provides a little kick to help with the workout, but nothing crazy. No complaints other than the amount in the container. I used 2 scoops everyday and it only lasted 25 days (when 2 scoops = 1 serving and the bottle says 30 servings). I will still buy.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    AmiNO Energy

                    By Andrew

                    from New Jersey

                    See all my reviews

                    Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                    I have been using this pre-workout for a little over a month. My delayed onset muscle soreness has definitely decreased since I began using this product. I have used grape and watermelon and both flavors are very good; I would recommend them to ANYBODY.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    3.0

                    Not Jack3d

                    By Jeff

                    from VA

                    See all my reviews

                    Verified Buyer

                    Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                    Works OK, small energy boost, no pump whatsoever, does not even begin to compare with the original Jack3d

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Competitive, Fit

                    By Spencer

                    from Simsbury, CT

                    See all my reviews

                    Pros

                    • price
                    • Taste
                    • value

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Before Workout

                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                      I typically use this everytime about 20-30 min before I go work out. I use about 8 fluid ounces of water with two scoops. It really mixes well and tastes great. I have been using this product for about 6 months and it really gives me a boost of energy and endurance. I find myself doing more reps with more weight. I don't get any jitters after taking it which is a plus. Overall, it is a great product for the price. I will definitely continue purchasing this product

                       
                      5.0

                      Natural Feeling Energy

                      By radiopoppa

                      from Yonkers, NY

                      See all my reviews

                      Pros

                      • Bcaa
                      • Energy

                      Cons

                      • none

                      Best Uses

                      • Beforeafter Workout
                      • Mid day
                      • Morning

                      Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                      The watermelon flavor is classic jolly rancher. Better tasting Bcaa drink than most I have tried, and the Caffeine comes from green tea. The energy boost you get is more natural and natural feeling. No Jitters. I drink this first thing in the morning. With me, they have a customer for life.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Tastes Great and Works

                      By Fit Foodie

                      from New York

                      See all my reviews

                      Pros

                      • Good price
                      • Great taste
                      • Mixes well

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Pre-Workout

                        Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                        I actually went into the store to buy another product I had researched but the guy working there suggested Amino Energy instead. He said most women like it because it's not extreme but still produces results. He was right! The taste of the watermelon is like drinking a Jolly Rancher and the energy I got was just enough but not too much that I felt overpowered by it. I onlt take about 3 scoops which is towards to minimun serving but it works for me. It have great workouts and love this product.
                        It didn't get 5 stars but nothing is absolutely perfect =]

                        (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        2.0

                        This flavor is not my favorite

                        By Crossfit chjic

                        from New York

                        See all my reviews

                        Pros

                        • Give Me Energy
                        • Mixes easily

                        Cons

                        • Poor taste

                        Best Uses

                        • Pre workout

                        Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                        I've been drinking the amino energy for a long time so when I saw the new flavor I decided to try it, well to be honest I just don't like it as much as the orange which is what i will go back to once I finish this jar.

                         
                        4.0

                        A Pre-Workout w/out the Jitters

                        By Paul

                        from St. Matthews/Louisville, KY

                        Pros

                        • Great taste
                        • No jitters

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                            I take Amino Energy 30 minutes before my workouts and it gives me that needed extra energy boost with out that jittery feeling I got from all the other pre-workout powders I tried in the past, and this flavor tastes really good.

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Tastes Great

                            By Jason

                            from KC, MO

                            See all my reviews

                            Pros

                            • Good taste
                            • Mixes easy

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Pre-Workout

                              Comments about Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy - 270 Grams Powder:

                              Mixes easily and tastes great. Good caffeine boost during the day.

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                              Nicole P on Jan 25, 2016
                              I didn't know the grape was love!
                              Daniel M on Nov 12, 2015
                              Lost my taste for coffee. Tried ion amino, love it! Just enough caffeine, also was advise but my Dr, to take Malik acid, just so happens this has it in it. Very Good for u & Bery good product.
                              Lori P on Dec 6, 2015
                              The BEST on the market.
                              Richard N on Oct 31, 2015
                              Can I take this if I am pregnant?
                              A Vitamin Shoppe customer on Oct 10, 2014
                              Best Answer: I would consult your OBGYN but id personally say NO....its like drinking red bull while your pregnant....increasing your caffeine intake is not a good idea.
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                              Is this product good for fat burning?
                              Maria I on Aug 26, 2015
                              Best Answer: I used this product for a little boost to get me off my butt and into the gym. It's to me more of a pre workout without the jitters people get. Helped me get through my workout and helps with recovery!
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