Fat burners have long been misunderstood by the general public as well as some fitness professionals. They are often grouped together and treated as one, but there are many different types of fat burners out there. There are fat burners that focus on appetite suppression, fat burners that concentrate on improving your mood and energy levels while burning fat, and then there are the out-and-out fat burners that focus entirely on increasing your metabolism so that you burn as much fat as possible while using them.
In this article we will be taking a look at five of the best fat burner supplements for 2019, we will take a quick look at the companies themselves, then we will analyze the ingredients lists, and we will then use this information to explain why we believe that each product is worthy of inclusion in this list.
Team MuscleForce is a supplements company from the US that is well known for its powerful supplements line. It is no surprise that Team MuscleForce would have one of the best fat burner supplements for 2019 as their range is consistently impressive. Vanquish Hardcore is a very powerful product. It contains 250mg of caffeine, as well as a really good supply of 2-amino-5-methylhexane (DMAA).
Not only is Vanquish Hardcore going to massively increase your fat-burning potential, it is also going to suppress your appetite and work in a similar way to a nootropic supplement. With many ingredients being able to increase your cognition. Expect to see big boosts in mood and increased focus, something that is often very difficult to achieve while in a calorie deficit. Vanquish Hardcore also stacks very well with Defiant Unleashed and Obedient X3, both products from MuscleForce, so check them out while on the website.
Steel supplements is a supplement company based out of Florida that has been active since 2016, it is run by IFBB Pro bodybuilder Jason Huh and is very popular on social media. This is partly due to a very creative marketing strategy, but mostly it is down to Steel supplements being high-quality products that offer excellent results. Shredded AF is a great fat burner and powerful appetite suppressor, but like Vanquish Hardcore, Shredded AF is also an impressive nootropic.
300mg of caffeine is perfect for fat burning, and ingredients such as Beta Phenylethylamine will really help to boost your metabolism. This fat burner is intense and will deliver a powerful fat burning experience. It is one of the top fat burners for men.
Anarchy Labs is a supplement company that runs out of Apollon Gym in New Jersey. If you have heard of Apollon Gym, then you will not be surprised to find out that Anarchy Labs’ supplement range is every bit as hardcore! Shogun is their fat burning supplement and it will absolutely blow you away (in a good way). 150mg of DMHA, 300mg of caffeine, and even some synephrine thrown in for good measure. It may not be long before this supplement is gone for good!
This fat burner is filled with metabolic boosting ingredients, mood-enhancing ingredients, as well as ingredients that can increase focus and concentration. The high caffeine content will also help to banish fatigue and Shogun can be used as a pre-workout supplement for this reason.
Our next supplement is also by Apollon Nutrition, this time it is called Chaos Fat Burner. This fat burner is similar in a lot of ways to Shogun, however, there are a few key differences. Chaos has cayenne pepper and green tea extract for example. The more powerful ingredients are still there though, 300mg of caffeine as well as 60mg of synephrine.
This fat burner will help with appetite suppression, mood enhancement, increased focus, and most of all it is going to raise that metabolism and prioritize fat oxidation. As with Shogun, its high caffeine content will help make Chaos a decent pre-workout too.
The final fat burner we have on this list of best fat burner supplements for 2019 is Lipodrene Elite by Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals. Georgia-based Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals is one of the oldest sports supplement companies around having been around since 1979, they have a reputation for powerful supplements at reasonable prices.
Lipodrene Elite is a stronger version of the original Lipodrene fat burner. It contains 150mg of caffeine, and also uses coca leaves to help build your metabolism. Yohimbine extract is there to suppress appetite, while other ingredients can help to improve your mood, reduce anxiety, and increase your energy levels.
This is a very well-made fat burner and should definitely help to improve your cognitive health as well as helping you to reduce your calorie intake (through appetite suppression) and burn more fat by raising your metabolism and increasing fat oxidation. This is one of the best fat burner supplements out there.
We have provided five of the best fat burner supplements for 2019, each one is effective at raising your metabolism (usually through thermoregulation), suppressing your appetite, and helping to improve your mood and focus. Remember though, fat burners are only as good as you allow them to be. Your diet needs to be perfect; you need to be in a calorie deficit, and you also need to be training regularly. You should also be getting enough sleep and managing your stress levels.
Once each of these pillars is in place then a fat burner can begin to do its job. Finding a powerful fat burner can be really difficult at first, but the five that we have looked at here (Vanquish Hardcore, Shredded AF, Shogun, Chaos, and Lipodrene Elite) are well known for being strong and effective when it comes to losing weight.
These supplements are so powerful that six months from now they may not even be available anymore, so if you’re interested check them out immediately!
The following fat burners are among the best around, they are all from well-known and established supplement companies with a great reputation. For each product, we will look at the company, the claims, the ingredients, and then give a short review. Before we start, please note that the no.1 and 3 on this list contain Ephedera and DMAA respectively, if for some reason you decided to shun away from these you should look at our no.2 and no.4 on this list very closely!
Lipodrene is a fat burner from Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals and is purported to be the number one selling weight loss product in America that contains Ephedra. Now that Ephedrine is unavailable as a supplement, Ephedra (it’s less powerful cousin) is one of the most potent fat-burning ingredients out there. Particularly when it is combined with Caffeine – which it is here.
So other than Ephedra and Caffeine what else is contained? Well, we have Senegalia Berlandieri extract which has a stimulatory effect due to containing alkaloids that can create amphetamines. Another ingredient is Yohimbine which also has a stimulatory effect and has been shown to be a decent fat burner.
All in all, Lipodrene has some absolutely excellent ingredients. Caffeine, Green Tea Extract, Yohimbine, and Senegalia Berlandieri extract will all increase metabolism, reduce appetite, and help oxidize fat. You are advised to take 1-2 tablets in the morning, and one after lunch.
Due to the potency of the ingredients you can expect there to be some side effects, jitters, sweating, high body temperature (this is thermogenesis and is responsible for the raised metabolism), and possibly even nausea. If you are experiencing the last one then you might want to consider lowering the dose per day from 3 to 1. For all these reasons, Lipodrene is our pick for the best fat burner out there.
A new entrant into our top 10 list and yes, right into the second spot! Olympus Labs have really brought together an amazing package with BloodShr3d, which gives is the second spot for the best fat burner out there. Also, different from the no.1 & 3 on this list it is DMAA & Ephedera free which proves you can work wonders without these ingredients. You can read our full review of BloodShr3d here or watch the full video review below. BloodShr3d comes in packed with a powerful package of mood enhancers, fat metabolizers and more than anything else, amazing appetite suppression. We found that Olympus Labs was able to create a combination that gets you going but doesn’t get you jittery or crashes you afterwards. The combo of powerful appetite suppression and superb mood enhancement puts BloodShr3d a notch above the rest.
You can read our full review of the Lipodrene Elite here. Another new entrant into our list is Hi-Tech Pharma Lipodrene Elite. The original best selling Lipodrene from Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals is still sitting at the top of this list, but there’s a lot of real new news and innovation in the new Lipodrene Elite with the addition of DMAA and probably what’s going to be getting most of the attention – Erythroxylum coca extract. Hi-Tech is pushing the envelope again! We found the combination of DMAA, Caffeine and Coca Leaves extract to work wonders on our energy (you can actually feel the burn) and the appetite suppression was superb, probably second only to BloodShr3d. Lipodrene Elite is the Lipodrene for the audience that feels that the original Lipodrene is just too much to handle. This one here is powerful but it doesn’t seem to carry some of the side effects of the potent Lipodrene. All in all Lipodrene Elite is one powerful ally in your fat loss journey.
Transparent Labs are really a breath of fresh air in the supplement industry, when they put a supplement up for sale they tell you everything you need to know about each ingredient and link to the relevant studies. This is great because you can critically analyze their product on the spot. The Transparent labs, simply named – Fat Burner – doesn’t contain any fancy, edgy ingredients like the products above it in the list, but what it does bring to the table is highly efficient and plainly works. Transparent Labs Fat Burner contains 120mg of Caffeine, 400mg of Green Tea Extract, and 50mg of Synephrine. This last ingredient is very similar in nature to Epinephrine, obviously it isn’t as powerful (otherwise it would probably be banned too) but combined with caffeine it is particularly effective at fat burning.
Anyone who has spent any time on bodybuilding.com will know who Jim Stoppani is, he is one of the most knowledgeable and experienced contributors and now runs his own (very successful) supplement company.
So let’s take a look at this fat burner then, the first thing you notice is that Jim has gone for a decent amount of Caffeine per serving (200mg), he’s also got the standard 500mg of Green Tea Extract, 50mg of Capsaicin (the part of chillies that leads to you drowning yourself in water) which is a fantastic way to boost your metabolism, and 20mg of Synephrine.
There are enough potent ingredients here to get you an excellent fat burner here, and the information available about each one on his website is incredibly thorough. It might not be the best fat burner on the market, but definitely worth your money.
To open the second half of the best fat burner list, USP Labs, a very well known supplement company that offers a huge range of supplements, comes their fat burner, known as Epi BURN Pro. This product promises to boost energy and stamina, reduce appetite, improve performance in the gym, help increase fat loss, and control cortisol.
The caffeine that is present in EpiBURN Pro would be responsible for all of these benefits bar the cortisol control. Luckily it also contains Ashwagandha which has been scientifically proven to lower cortisol in stressed individuals. Lowering cortisol is important because high cortisol levels can lead to weight gain, bad sleep, and low testosterone levels.
Yohimbe is also present, but really the caffeine content is what’s king here. Like Synadrene EpiBURN Pro contains 100mg of caffeine per serving. As a fat burner it is pretty standard, but the addition of cortisol lowering Ashwagandha really makes EpiBURN Pro stand out from the crowd.
Synadrene is another fat burning supplement sold by Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals. Synadrene has some similar ingredients to Lipodrene but also has a lot of different ones. Each capsule contains 100mg of caffeine which is a lot (particularly if you are quite light on the scales). Synadrene also contains a neurological stimulant 1,3-Dimethylamylamine also known as DMAA.
This ingredient is very similar to amphetamines and when combined with caffeine will be an incredibly effective metabolism raiser and fat burner. Yohimbine is also present as is ALA which might help with weight loss.
There is a high amount of Niacin in Synadrene which could be to help increase blood flow, or may be there to increase GH (one study found that high Niacin doses massively increased GH). It could also be there as an appetite suppressant, though the Caffeine that is present will be perfectly adequate.
Cellucor is a very well established player in the supplement world, their products (such as Cellucor C4, Cellucor C4 ULTIMATE) are always excellent with some of the best-designed packaging out there. Cellucor’s representative on our best fat burner list, the Super HD, comes both in a powdered and capsule versions. We’ll look at the powder but they’re pretty interchangeable except that the powder contains 10 calories worth of carbohydrates (for flavor).
As a product Cellucor Super HD has some very nice ingredients. There’s 160mg of caffeine per scoop, Green tea, Yohimbe, Capsicum, the usual stuff. It’s nice that you can choose between powder and capsule, and many people will probably go for the powder as a really decent pre-workout that also has fat burning properties.
Evlution Nutrition’s fat burning supplement “Trans4orm” is a ridiculously cool looking product that also delivers excellent results. It contains 175mg of caffeine per serving, 25mg of Theacrine (an alkaloid similar to caffeine), 500mg of Green Tea Extract, and 500mg of L-Tyrosine that could really help improve focus – even if it has no effect on fat loss.
Muscle Tech make two very similar fat-burning supplements, Hydroxycut Elite and Hydroxycut Next Gen. Whilst the Elite contains slightly more caffeine the Next Generation contains more varied ingredients making it a more well-rounded product.
Next Gen still contains an absolute tonne of caffeine per serving though, there’s 50mg of pure caffeine and then there’s also 200mg of Green Coffee Bean Extract, add in the Cocoa and you’re looking at 250mg of caffeine per serving. This is less than the 300mg of Elite, but it’s still very high for a fat burner.
They have added Blue Skullcap which can help lower anxiety and help with troubled sleeping, this is a really nice touch. There are some similar ingredients to this that would take too long to delve into. Basically Next Gen contains enough caffeine to get some excellent results whilst also paying attention to improving mood and lowering stress. Although not being the best fat burner available, the Hydroxycut Next Gen is a very nice supplement here.