Pre-workout supplements can potentially be the difference between owning your workouts and never showing up. After a long and busy day, it can be tough to muster up the motivation to crank out an hour session at the gym. This is why pre-workouts have become so immensely popular. One of the biggest names in the industry, German American Technologies, has produced two incredible, tried and true pre-workout supplements: GAT PMP vs. GAT Nitraflex. Let's review these two products to see which is really worth having at home.
Where can I buy it?
- Here's where you can buy GAT PMP .
Pros of GAT PMP
GAT's Peak Muscle Performance (PMP) is the pre-workout that put the company on the map. It isn't just a shot of caffeine with some random vitamin complex; this is a multi-level pre-workout that will deliver the energy you're looking for.
The team over at GAT has broken down what the supplement offers into four easy-to-understand categories:
- Nitric Oxide Enhancers
- Pump Accelerators
- Focus & Cognition Modulators
The ingredients found in the first two categories, which include L-Citrulline Malate, Beta-Alanine, and Calcium Lactate may help to increase nitric oxide production in the body allowing for insane pumps, more strength, better recovery, and faster removal of lactic acid build-up.
As for energy and intense focus, that's exactly what you'll be getting from the latter categories. Each serving hits you with 325 mg of caffeine. Mix that with N-Acetyl L-Tyrosine and L-Theanine and what you have is laser sharp focus and an unstoppable amount of energy.
Working together, all of these ingredients are going to help you crush your workout and have plenty of energy leftover. (1-3)
Cons of GAT PMP
Outside of artificial sweeteners and flavouring, the only issue we had with GAT's PMP is the fact that you aren't sure exactly how much of each ingredient you are getting. You get the grams for each blend but that could mean one ingredient far outweighs the others. This is important as each of these ingredients dose have a recommended dose for maximum benefits but you'll never know if you're getting it.
Where can I buy it?
- Here's where you can GAT Nitraflex.
Pros of GAT Nitraflex
GAT seems to be a fan of breaking down each ingredient into a quick category and Nitraflex is no exception. Nitraflex has three ingredient categories:
- Vascoactive Arginase-Regulating NO Precursor Complex
- Acute Energy, Focus, Intensity, Neuromodulating, Endurance Complex
- Clinically-Studied Testosterone-Enhancing Complex
Just like with PMP, Nitraflex offers you an N.O. boosting blend. The difference is that Nitraflex has the upper hand here. It offers you AAKG and L-Arginine, both of which are the top N.O. boosters in the industry.
Moving on to energy and focus, Nitraflex is ready to deliver. It offers you a really intense blend of energy boosters, thermogenics, and nootropics including DMAE Bitrartrate, Theanine, and Rauwolscine. DMAE has been shown to be a powerful focus enhancer. Combine that with Rauwolscine, an energy booster related to Yohimbine, and caffeine are you're looking at an elite pre-workout supplement.
Lastly, GAT threw in a Clinically-Studied Testosterone-Enhancing Complex featuring the ingredient Calcium fructopyranose borate, which may be able to support natural production of testosterone. (3-5)
Cons of GAT Nitraflex
Downsides to Nitraflex are twofold:
First, with its testosterone support ingredient, the supplement is limiting its market to a male audience (Women use pre-workouts too, guys).
Second, Nitraflex has a stimulant packed energy blend. For some, this will be exactly what the supplement guru ordered. For others who are not accustomed to using energy boosters, these stimulants can put a serious hurt on the body. You may want to assess your tolerance with half a serving then build up accordingly.
Which One Should You Choose?
Both of these pre-workouts are top notch. The difference really comes down to two things:
Are you a woman? If so, you'll want to go with PMP as it's free of testosterone boosters.
Do you have a high caffeine / stimulant tolerance? If so, Nitraflex is going to be able to deliver hardcore energy with intense focus. PMP has plenty of caffeine but Nitraflex has the better nootropic blend.
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