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3g beta alanine, 3g citrulline malate and 3g AAKG per serving
200mg caffeine and 400mg L-tyrosine per serving
Power-packed pre-workout formula

Essential Pre-Workout

Finding a pre-workout that hits the mark on cost, quality, ingredients and taste can be a challenge. With so many options (we have eight varieties), how do you choose? Depending on your goals, each has its place. This one’s a little easier on the wallet.

We’ve expertly created a convenient formula that showcases our core pre-workout ingredients. In a world of rising costs, we can all feel the pinch. But there’s no need to compromise on nutrition. We’ve cut the cost and kept the quality. You’ll find every ingredient you’d expect to support your performance*, including 3g beta alanine, 3g AAKG, 3g citrulline malate, 400mg L-tyrosine and 200mg caffeine to boost alertness**.

Whether you’re looking to improve performance*, increase focus*** or push your training to the next level, Essential Pre-Workout works hard with you. A well-dosed pre-workout, containing just the essentials, with a low price tag. And as you’d expect, taste is always at the top of our list.

What’s the difference?

Essential Pre-Workout is a more cost-effective alternative to our other pre-workouts. It’s less advanced than our popular Pre-Workout Advanced, which has a wider range of ingredients. But as the name suggests, you’ll find all the essentials and gain all the benefits you’d expect from a well-dosed pre-workout.

Is this for me?

If you’re looking to improve performance* or alertness**, while benefiting from some core pre-workout ingredients, this one’s for you. But if you’d like something with a higher dose, or more ingredients, we’d recommend our Pre-Workout Advanced, Pump Pre-Workout or Elevate Zero.

*Caffeine contributes to an increase in endurance performance.

**Caffeine helps to increase alertness.

***Caffeine helps to improve concentration.


  • It’s all about the essentials
    Each serving is packed with 3g Beta Alanine, 3g Citrulline Malate and 3g AAKG.
  • Focus your attention
    200mg caffeine and 400mg L-tyrosine per serving.
  • Easy on the wallet
    A quality pre-workout at an extraordinary price.

When to use

  • Morning
  • Noon
  • Pre-workout

  • Scoop it
    3.5 scoops (12.5g) of this punchy pre-workout provides over 9.5g of active ingredients in a single serving.
  • Add it
    Use your Bulk™ shaker with 250ml of water, and add your scoops.
  • Shake it
    Shake well and enjoy 1 serving per day, 30 minutes before exercise and ideally on an empty stomach.

WARNING: High caffeine content (80mg/100ml). Not recommended for children, or pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Related Products

Fancy some more support? Our Essential Pre-Workout pairs well with our Complete Intra-Workout or Instant BCAA during exercise. Depending on your individual goals, Creatine Monohydrate and L-Theanine can also be good options.


Nutrition per 12.5g serving
Arginine Alpha Ketoglutarate (AAKG) 3g
Citrulline Malate 3g
Beta Alanine 3g
L-Tyrosine 400mg
Caffeine 200mg


Tropical Flavour

Arginine Alpha Ketoglutarate, Citrulline Malate, Beta Alanine, Flavouring, L-Tyrosine, Anti-Caking Agent (Silicon Dioxide), caffeine, Acid (Citric Acid), Sweetener (Sucralose), Colour (Beta Carotene).

Sour Raspberry Flavour

Arginine Alpha Ketoglutarate, Citrulline Malate, Beta Alanine, Flavouring, L-Tyrosine, Anti-Caking Agent (Silicon Dioxide), caffeine, Acid (Citric Acid), Sweetener (Sucralose), Colour (Beetroot Red).

Apple & Lime Flavour

Arginine Alpha Ketoglutarate, Citrulline Malate, Beta Alanine, Flavouring, L-Tyrosine, Anti-Caking Agent (Silicon Dioxide), caffeine, Acid (Citric Acid), Sweetener (Sucralose), Colour (Copper Chlorophyllin).



Suitable for

Vegetarians and Vegans.


Store in a cool dry place, reseal pouch after use.

Advisory information

Food supplements are not intended to replace a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Do not exceed the recommended usage. Keep out of reach of children. Contains silica bag - do not eat.

Although every care has been taken to keep product information up to date on our website, please always read the information provided on product label or packaging before use.

The actual results of consuming dietary supplements may differ from those implied. Individuals may respond differently, and the suggested results presume appropriate nutrition and training plan.

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We use 100% European-sourced aluminium for our pill pots, because aluminium is one of the most widely-recycled materials in use today, meaning your packaging is guaranteed to be reused, again and again. Click here to learn more about the Our Planet project.

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  • Over 90%
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  • 12 million
    pieces of single-use plastic removed from our packaging.
  • Over 1 million
    boxes replaced with FSC certified cardboard.
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