Arnold Schwarzenegger Series Iron Pump Reviews
Delivers Explosive Energy and Intensity & Skin Tearing Pump and Vascularity*View Product Info
By far the worst pre-workout I've ever used. The taste is awful, I feel like throwing up every time I use this product. It doesn't give me any energy or pump when I'm working out. Needless to say I will never take this product again
Nov 18, 2014
Iron Pump almost worked too well. During the first 2 weeks, it made me so jittery and rambunctious I could barely channel the extra energy into my usual lifting routine. More than once, I had to do cardio for 20 minutes to feel stable enough to hoist a barbell over my head and get down to serious work. About 2 weeks in, or right around the time I anticipated being able to better tolerate its effects, Iron Pump no longer delivered as strong a kick. Only when I ceased use for a few weeks and started up again did I again get that thrillingly bipolar surge of power. By that point, I knew how to modify my intake to get as much benefit as possible (I drank A LOT of water and resumed the infantilizing warmup cardio). Other side effects included tingling hands and facial flushing, which made me feel less like a properly pumped, elder gym rat than a middle-aged man experiencing the downside of recreational Viagra use. This product works best if you ease into it and take a little bit less than recommended. Avoid the raspberry lemonade unless you enjoy sucking on 9-volt batteries, because that is how awful that flavor tastes.
Nov 17, 2014
like its stability and how it works better the more you use it
Nov 15, 2014
I used this product for 1 week or so and didn't notice any pump or energy. In fact it made me more tired than without on it. I use to feel very dizzy after workout if i use this product as pre-workout. Gave it to my friend and he also experienced the same effects. Tastes good but doesn't work as promised.
Nov 14, 2014
Tastes great and works just as advertised...Great focus and good pump for an extended period without the crash...
Nov 11, 2014
- Weight: 195 lbs
- Bodyfat: 9.0%
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This is my go to for pre-workout drink. Gives me a great pump that is not too much and sustains my energy and strength to train intensely. I recommend it to anyone who takes their exercise serious.
Nov 9, 2014
I have used many diff preworkouts (C-4, M-5, Musclepharm assault, craze, etc) and this Arnold pump is legit as compared to those preworkouts. Granted, I have not been using preworkout for lat 6 months up until this week. It could be giving me an awesome pump because I am new to preworkout again, but I felt very focused and strong using this preworkout. The pump was good and I enjoyed not having the tingly **** feeling all over my body. I took one scoop and I am 6'3" 248. I always felt if I needed to start taking more than one scoop I would immediately cycle off the preworkout for a couple months. If you are someone who is taking multiple scoops I am not sure how this would help you out, but if youre someone who has not been taking preworkout or someone who will start taking it for the first time, I would recommend this product for you.
Nov 6, 2014
This was by far the worst pre-workout I've ever taken. I work at Academy Sports and we sell it there. I figured that I'd give it a shot because it was decently cheap with my discount and I was almost out of Mr. Hyde. The flavor says Fruit Punch, but it tastes like used bubble gum. This consistency was too clumpy and didn't disperse properly. The worst part about it was that I received no benefit from it. No pump, no extra perspiration, no energy. It was a POS excuse of a supplement. If you've been using pre-workouts longer than a month and know what you're talking about, then you'll know right off the bat that this is a huge waste of money. Muscle Pharm products are terrible.
Nov 4, 2014
Despite the negative reviews, I found a good deal on this product and decided to give it a shot. If you're looking for that awful jittery feeling that too much caffeine/stimulants gives you, this product isn't for you. If you're looking for that unnecessary burning/tingling feeling in your face or ears, this product isn't for you. If you want enough energy to keep you focused throughout your workout, and maintain an outstanding pump all the way through, this product certainly does the trick. The flavor is nothing special, but it isn't the worst either. I feel like some people reviewing this are mixing it with lukewarm water or something. I mix it with 10 ounces of water in my shaker cup, then add a few ice cubes and shake it some more. Having it ice cold makes it (and anything really) extremely easy to drink. Everyone's body may react differently to different pre-workouts, but my personal experience with this one has been undoubtedly positive.
Nov 3, 2014
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Nov 1, 2014
Wow I skimmed a couple people's opinions and reviews and couldn't believe It. I'm not sure what they are expecting or maybe our bodies are just so different diff strokes for diff folks. BC THIS Pump product works and not just about getting a good pump but helps you actually grow bc of the mind muscle connection it helps give 'ME. I have yet to try an Arnold series product that doesn't rule... Iron packs, test, cuts , whey & now pump. People think it's supposed to do the workout for you maybe heck you can get a good pump just by doing a few sets of high reps... I didn't buy this product bc I need help getting a better pump I bought it bc I know his line is legit and what they say is in it is in it who cares about the blends. I've been getting stronger and I've been lifting for 20 years I noticed a different feeling like my skin was going to explode also the packs the test people say oh test products don't world not enough DAA not enough proof etc. Well let me tell you it's not going to make you gain 10-15lbs in a month like some think but if you train right take the products get enough protein all of the arnold series products deliver & I love lookin on top of my fridge at te bright green stacks of awesome supps. This blows away any other pump or pre workout bc it's the perfect blend not too much and just the right amount of the right ingredients in it. I want arnold to make a bulk glutamine product that is all he is missing come on Arnie bulk glutamine so I can keep detoxifier the body & recover faster. I have not has heartburn in. 4 years bc I take extra 20 grams glutamine a day!!!! Stuff works just bc you don't gain weight or get stronger doesn't mean it's not a healthy product.
Oct 30, 2014
- Height: 5'8"
- Weight: 192 lbs
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I have used a lot of pre-workouts, but this one gives me the best pump by far. There are others out there that give more energy and intensity, so if you need that, this may not be for you. I would try Assault, No Xplode, or C4 if you are looking for a lot of stimulants. I would say the old formula Assualt was my 2nd favorite along with Pre-Jym, Comparisons of my favs: Iron Pump: Hits fast (10 mins), really huge pumps, enough energy for me Assualt: Hits Fast (10 mins), Great Energy throughout, pump lacking Pre-Jym : Hits really slow for me (30-45 min), but once it does it is great for intensity, pump isn't great though No Xplode: Hits fast (10 min), Good Energy, pump lacking
Oct 30, 2014
Great for Pump and Energy. If you need to load on massive NOS and caffeine just to get a good workout ...... Then this is not for you. It does give you a great pump and a great energy level. Take it on an empty stomach with a glass of water. I'm not as concerned with taste. I'm not finicky. You body will build up an Immunity to this product. So take off a few days. Then start it back up.
Oct 29, 2014
out of all the preworkouts i've taken iron pump is by far the worst i have absolutely nothing good to say about it. after choking down this horrible tasting product i got no pump whatsoever no matter how much i took and it gave me headaches and made me wicked dizzy. Needless to say i will not be buying this product again and i do not recommend it to anyone else.
Oct 26, 2014
it's a shame to put arnold's name on such a silly product. it barely works as an energy drink. tiny addition to pump and focus. no rage at all. expected way more from it. and it tastes like ****! bitter aftertaste in every sip. which is very strange to MP products, usually they do pretty good when it comes to taste, but not this time. this is the worst "taste" preworkout I have ever tried. would never recommend or buy again.
Oct 26, 2014
WORST PRE WORKOUT! I have tried several brands this is by far the worst. You can taste all the synthetic chemicals, and aside from that I had to take three servings just to feel a slight "rush" that I could normally get from MP assault with half of their servings.
Oct 20, 2014
I have tried taken quite a few pre-workouts and this one has had the least affect by far. I feel as though I just use it as a placebo so that after drinking it I know it's gym time. I bought too much of this and am stuck taking it for s couple months now. Buy the small amount before buying it. The taste is great, but so is Sunny D. I haven't enjoyed anything from the Arnold line so far which surprised me because I do like a lot of Muscle Pharm's products. I s****est just staying away from this line, there are plenty of other quality products out there.
Oct 11, 2014
- Height: 6'0"
- Weight: 211 lbs
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After using other Arnold products, I had high hopes for Iron Pump. Unfortunately it was a let down. The taste isn't bad, it's not overly sweet, and it has the bitterness you expect from a pre workout. Where Iron Pump fell flat for me was in performance. I've been taking pre workout for years, so with this product I did the recommended one scoop the first time I used it, and I felt no effects. The next day, I tried two scoops, and still no effects. To me Iron Pump was a let down and I'll be sticking with either NO Explode or Assault.
Oct 10, 2014
Note to self (and others), I purchased Pineapple Mango, Watermelon, and Raspberry Lemonade. Watermelon has been the most enjoyable. The other two tasted like it came out of a science lab and its sole purpose was to turn you into Captain America. Not the best tasting mixes, but it isn't a ****ing juice box so I shouldn't drink it for its flavor. Performance wasn't spectacular, but it wasn't bad either. The delivery of energy is a steady build up with a gradual descent. I'm a bargain shopper so I will get this again when I have tried the other Buy 2 Get 1 Free offers. My top choice: MusclePharm Assault
Oct 5, 2014
- Weight: 153 lbs
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In my case this pre-workout did not work, I exercise in the morning and I don't eat before gym time, this did not allow me to finish workouts like I'm used to and did not sustain the pump either. I only recommend if you have eaten something and have extra energy to burn later in the gym. Not for morning goers.
Oct 5, 2014