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Arnold Schwarzenegger didn't have access to a variety of sophisticated sports nutrition supplements in his competitive heyday, but he's always recognized the importance of smart supplementation. "We have to recognize that we would not get all of the nutrients—the vitamins, the minerals, the protein—through regular meals," Arnold says. "This is why we have supplements. No matter how healthy we eat, we won't get enough from regular meals."
Supplements will never replace hard work, intense training, and quality nutrition, but they can augment your efforts and help you achieve incredible results. Arnold's belief in proper supplementation drove him to create his own supplement line, which is rooted in old-school bodybuilding but founded on cutting-edge science.
Learn more about specific Schwarzenegger Series products, and what they can do to support your goals, below. Check out each product page for more detailed information.
Arnold Schwarzenegger's Supplements
As Arnold says, no matter how well hard-training athletes eat, it can be difficult to ingest enough important micronutrients on a daily basis. That's where a multivitamin comes in. A good multivitamin helps cover micronutrient gaps in your diet, and many of them provide additional sports-performance nutrients.
Arnold's Iron Pack has nearly 70 premium ingredients, including multiple micronutrients, branched chain amino acids, fish oil, a joint support complex, desiccated liver, and more.
This powerful combination of a daily premium multivitamin, myriad sports nutrients, and clinically studied ingredients helps support your performance, recovery, and growth.*
Without the right quantity and quality of fuel, your muscles simply won't grow. Mass gainers are designed to help you pack on weight and build serious lean size.* They contain more protein, carbohydrates, and overall calories than standard protein powders. Given the hardcore workouts in the Arnold Blueprint training program, you're going to need extra calories.
Iron Mass is comprised of advanced protein technology, elite complex carbs, healthful fats, cutting-edge performance ingredients, and a balanced digestive blend.*
Instead of being stocked with sugars and other simple carbs, Iron Mass contains sweet potato and barley. Instead of skimping on cheap fats, Iron Mass uses whipped cream powder for full nutritional benefit and added flavor.
Creatine is one of the most well-studied sports nutrition supplements on the market. By working as a source of muscular energy, creatine can help boost your muscular strength, endurance, and power.*
Creatine also pulls water into your muscle cells, thereby increasing the size and fullness of your muscles.* In other words, it can make a big impact on your strength, size, and performance.*
Pre-workout supplements are designed to boost your workout intensity, energy, and performance.* By increasing your nitric oxide production, pre-workout supplements help deliver more blood to your working muscles. This results in an intense pump and powerful potential for growth.*
Pre-workout supplements often contain caffeine, nitric oxide boosters, and other performance ingredients. Iron Pump is designed to deliver explosive energy and massive pumps.* It's great training fuel for the hardcore, high-volume Blueprint workouts.
Recovery and Sleep Support
When it comes to muscle growth and exercise performance, recovery is king. Without quality nutrition and rest, your muscles won't recover. Without full recovery, they won't adapt and grow. Sleep is a crucial part of the rest and recovery cycle, so it's important to do everything you can to promote ample, restful sleep.
Iron Dream supports improved sleep, helps your body recover and repair overnight, and enhances deep sleep for maximum growth and recovery.*
Iron Dream contains a variety of sleep- and testosterone-support ingredients, including GABA, horny goat weed, and melatonin. It also contains recovery ingredients like branched chain amino acids and glutamine. This overall mix supports incredible sleep and max recovery.*
Blueprint Supplement Schedule
In the Blueprint program, supplements are integrated with the nutrition plan. Check out the nutrition overview for the full layout. Check out the table below for specific information on supplement timing and dosage.
- Iron Pack
- Iron Pump
- Iron Mass
2 scoops w/ whole milk
- Iron Dream