DMAA also known as 1,3-Dimethylamylane is a stimulant that is synthetically made rather than naturally occurring. It was invented in 1944 and was commonly used as a decongestant (in the same way that ephedrine was used to combat chesty colds). Like ephedrine at its time, DMAA is was banned by the FDA in 2012. But its actual status is still unclear as the issue is still being debated in the courts. DMAA is commonly used in fat burners and pre-workouts. In this review, we are going to look at 4 pre-workout supplements that contain DMAA and 3 fat burners.
DMAA works very similarly to caffeine, in that it is a stimulant that gives a quick burst of energy. We’ll take a look at the promises of each product, the ingredients, and then the product as a whole.
Well, Juggernaut Nutrition is one of the rising stars of the pre-workout world and iRate is in our opinion the best DMAA pre workout out there for 2019. It is not easy to find DMAA products these days, and iRate DMAA Pre-Workout bring in everything you would expect – energy, mood elevation and pure motivation to continue and go at it in the gym.
Other Blackstone Labs products we looked at include: Anesthetized, Resurgence, The Razor’s Edge (a Nootropic), and their non-stimulatory pre-workout Hype Extreme. Each one has made the top ten list, and each one is well researched and filled with scientifically backed ingredients. Dust Extreme is another home run!
The ingredients list contains Citrulline Malate, Beta-Alanine, Agmatine, Tyrosine, DMAA (75mg), and Caffeine (350mg), plus a few others. This supplement will blow you away with energy, and the pump should be really effective. You will take longer to fatigue, have better endurance, and more power and speed in your movements. The caffeine content is pretty brave as most pre-workouts shy away from 300mg+, but this just makes it more effective.
Jacked Up is a pre-workout that is made by Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals. We’ve looked at their products before, with both Osta-Plex , and Synadrine getting rave reviews from us. Jack’d Up is another worthy supplement, it promises to increase nitric oxide levels (to get that pump), increase energy, increase speed and power, and increase endurance.
Sadly the ingredients list is just one big proprietary blend so we can’t assess the dosages, but what is there, is pretty exciting. L-Arganine, Beta-Alanine, Creatine Monohydrate, Caffeine, DMAA, and Agmatine. This pre-workout is going to have you absolutely flying through your workout, and will also work as a pretty decent fat burner too!
Super Pump 250 is made by Gaspari Nutrition, a supplement company we’ve looked at before, we reviewed their Amino Last supplement and it made our top 10 intra-workouts. Super Pump 250 has a bunch of promising ingredients, including caffeine, L-Citrulline, Creatine, Taurine, Tyrosine, Rhodeola Rosea, and many more. It also contains DMAA. There are a lot of ingredients such as Niacin that will help create a pump, and the caffeine/DMAA combo will give you a lot of energy plus some fat burning too. Our personal exprience with SuperPump 250 has been average and though it makes this list because it does contain DMAA, it is not our first choice when it comes to pre workouts.
Due to the nature of most fat burners, you may find that they also make great pre-workouts, in the same way that many pre-workouts will make great fat burners. The following three products are specifically marketed as fat burners though, which is why we are grouping them separately from the rest.
When it comes to fat burners, there are 4 values you should be focusing on – Thermogenesis, appetite suppression, energy & mood elevation. PurThermo by Juggernaut Nutrition is the latest DMAA Fat burner that brings a great package that nails down all 3 elements in a perfect balance. If you are looking for a smooth but intense feeling in a fat burner, PurThermo is the best dmaa fat burner in 2019 from our experience.
Another Blackstone Labs product, King Cobra looks like a really good fat burner. It contains caffeine in the form of Ilex Guayusa, Green Tea Extract, and Theobroma Cacao. Then you have Eria Jarensis that can boost mood, Capsaicin (big metabolism booster), DMAA and a whole host of other ingredients. King Cobra is a great supplement that will massively boost your metabolism and increase fat oxidation.
Synadrene is a High Tech Pharmaceutical supplement, who we are big fans of. Synadrene promises to enhance your mental focus, aid weight loss, and help aid your diet. It stacks caffeine DMAA and Yohimbine to deliver an insanely powerful fat burner. It also contains green tea extract which has been shown to increase metabolism and fat oxidation.
Another High Tech Pharmaceuticals pre-workout on the list, OFF THE CHAIN is an Pre/Intra Workout product which focuses more on amino acids. It contains BCAAs, L-Glutamine, L-Citrulline, and Taurine. It also contains DMAA and caffeine, making it a great pre-workout or possibly even an intra-workout supplement. This of it as the DMAA version of ON Amino Energy.