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Essential AmiN.O. Energy

Amino Acid Powder for Increased Energy*
Train Longer and Harder with Intense Energy and Focus*
Supported Goal: Increase Energy
Main Ingredient: Amino Acids
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  • 30 Servings
  • $0.63 / Serving
  • In Stock
  • Flavor Rating: 8.6
$18.99
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Product Overview

Optimum Nutrition. Anytime Energy and Amino Acid Support
Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy
  • 100 MG OF CAFFEINE FROM NATURAL SOURCES
  • 5 GRAMS OF FREE FORM AMINO ACIDS
  • 5 TO 10 CALORIES PER SERVING
  • MIXES EASILY INTO COLD WATER
  • WITH NEW CAFE SERIES FLAVORS CONSIDER MIXING WITH COLD MILK
  • ADD ICE CUBES TO ENHANCE THE EXPERIENCE

THE ORIGINAL ANYTIME ENERGY MIX

  • Supports Energy & Focus Any Time of Day
  • Dial Up Strength By Adding More Scoops
  • Supports Recovery Before, During & After Exercise*
  • Choose from 8 Fruit Flavors & 3 Cafè Series Flavors
  • Consistently One of BodyBuilding.com’s Top Products
  • Made in GMP Certified ON Owned & Operated Facilities
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Amino Energy at a glance. What: Caffeine and Amino Acids. When: Anytime, for any occasion. Why: Energy and Muscle Recovery*.
15 UNIQUE FLAVORS* AND COUNTING!
Concord Grape Blue Raspberry Fruit Punch Green Apple Lemon Lime Orange Cooler Strawberry Lime Watermelon Blueberry Mojito Flavor Pineapple Peach Lemonade Exclusive Cranberry Orange Exclusive Iced Cafe Vanilla Iced Chai Tea Iced Mocha Cappuccino
*NATURALLY AND/OR ARTIFICIALLY FLAVORED

COFFE HOUSE SMOOTHIE DIRECTIONS

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INGREDIENTS

  • Cold Water or Almond Milk
  • Cafè Series Amino Energy
  • Ice Cubes
  • Optional: Non-fat Whipped Cream, Sugar-free syrup or Caramel

DIRECTIONS

  1. Add cold water or Almond Milk and 2 or more scoops of Cafè Series Amino Energy to a bender jar.
  2. Blend for a few seconds, then shut off blender and add a handful of ice cubes.
  3. Blend for an additional 20-30 seconds and pour into a glass.
  4. Top off with non-fat whipped cream, sugar-free syrup or a drizzle of caramel if desired
OPTIMUM TRUE STRENGTH

True Strength is a journey. It never rests, it never quits. It's about overcoming obstacles, accomplishing goals, and recognizing achievements. And then it resets to achieve again. As your trusted sports nutrition partner in goal achievement, ON demonstrates that same passion while crafting our products. From the raw materials we source to our state-of-the-art manufacturing processes, no compromises are made. You set the bar higher after every workout, we set the bar higher to redefine the industry standards and ensure you realize optimum results.

QUALITY

There are times when you want a hefty dose of caffeine for pre-workout performance. But on other occasions, like first thing in the morning or a late afternoon pick-me-up, what you’d get from a cup of coffee is more appropriate. ON’s Essential Amino Energy™ offers the best of both with a formula that delivers 100mg of caffeine from natural sources per 2-scoop serving. Decrease or increase the energy level as the occasion demands. Each serving provides 5 grams of micronized amino acids for muscle support.*

Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy
CONSISTENCY

Optimum Nutrition has been spotting the efforts of goal driven individuals since 1986. As one of the few companies to own and operate state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities that are GMP compliant, ON assures that every shake will mix up effortlessly because of its first-to-market instantization process. You also expect each shake to taste the same as the last and your next. That's the kind of consistency ON delivers.

HISTORY & HERITAGE

Optimum Nutrition is legendary for both quality and innovation. In addition to producing the world's best-selling whey protein, ON's Gold Standard 100% Casein™ introduced slow-digesting nighttime protein to the weight training world and Essential Amino Energy™ created the anytime energy category in sports nutrition. When technology makes advancements possible, ON will be the company bringing it first to your shaker cup.

Ratings & Reviews

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Rated
10
Out of 10

I love this product. My husband and I both use it for a pre-workout. I also bought the iced cafe for the am to get me going for work. I did not like the chocolate flavor but I love the vanilla. My favorites are watermelon and pineapple. They taste exactly like melted down Jolley ranchers. I can't wait to drink this for everyday. I look forward to it and it helps me push through my workout or get through my work day

  • 8Concord Grape
  • 7Green Apple
  • 9Iced Cafe Vanilla
  • 7Blue Raspberry
  • 3Iced Mocha Cappuccino
  • 9Pineapple
  • 9Watermelon
  • 8Blueberry Mojito
Rated
9
Out of 10

No written review.

  • 9Strawberry Lime
Rated
9
Out of 10

Amino Energy has been my go-to energy source for about a year now. I've tried other brands, but haven't found one that I like better. While not as intense as a marketed pre-workout, I do use it for energy before a run or lighter workout, and it's also replaced my cup of coffee in the afternoon to help me finish up my workday. I've tried a number of flavors, watermelon and grape having reigned top on my list, but enter the mighty peach lemonade. OMG, if you're looking for a new flavor, give this one a try! It reminds me of the flavored lemonades you can get at a restaurant, but without all the sugar. I only wish it was available in a larger size!

  • 9Concord Grape
  • 7Green Apple
  • 7Strawberry Lime
  • 9Blue Raspberry
  • 6Fruit Fusion
  • 10Peach Lemonade - Exclusive!
  • 9Watermelon
Rated
10
Out of 10

Love this product - any flavor is good! Great to take before a workout or even mid-day for a little extra energy. No shaking or headaches from not taking it and also slept fine when I took it in the afternoon. Will keep buying!

Rated
9
Out of 10

If you're looking for a pre-workout drink I recommend getting this amino drink with added caffeine. This not considered a PW but take before and even during workouts for great energy. The flavors taste so good and can even be taken on off days for added amino acids and a substitute for coffee.

  • 9Watermelon
  • 8Blueberry Mojito
Rated
10
Out of 10

This is it so good,,, I love it.

Rated
10
Out of 10

I love this product. My husband and I both use it for a pre-workout. I also bought the iced cafe for the am to get me going for work. I did not like the chocolate flavor but I love the vanilla. My favorites are watermelon and pineapple. They taste exactly like melted down Jolley ranchers. I can't wait to drink this for everyday. I look forward to it and it helps me push through my workout or get through my work day

  • 8Concord Grape
  • 7Green Apple
  • 9Iced Cafe Vanilla
  • 7Blue Raspberry
  • 3Iced Mocha Cappuccino
  • 9Pineapple
  • 9Watermelon
  • 8Blueberry Mojito
Rated
9
Out of 10

No written review.

  • 9Strawberry Lime
Rated
9
Out of 10

Amino Energy has been my go-to energy source for about a year now. I've tried other brands, but haven't found one that I like better. While not as intense as a marketed pre-workout, I do use it for energy before a run or lighter workout, and it's also replaced my cup of coffee in the afternoon to help me finish up my workday. I've tried a number of flavors, watermelon and grape having reigned top on my list, but enter the mighty peach lemonade. OMG, if you're looking for a new flavor, give this one a try! It reminds me of the flavored lemonades you can get at a restaurant, but without all the sugar. I only wish it was available in a larger size!

  • 9Concord Grape
  • 7Green Apple
  • 7Strawberry Lime
  • 9Blue Raspberry
  • 6Fruit Fusion
  • 10Peach Lemonade - Exclusive!
  • 9Watermelon
Rated
10
Out of 10

I really like these aminos. that flavor selection is so good and most are just delicious.

3 Packets$6.99
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Concord Grape 9.1 In Stock
Strawberry Lime 8.7 In Stock
10 Servings$7.47
10 Servings | $0.75 Per Serving
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Blue Raspberry 8.6 In Stock
12 - 16 Fl. Oz. Bottles$29.99
12 Servings | $2.50 Per Serving
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Orange Blast 8.9 In Stock
Watermelon Wave 8.5 In Stock
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30 Servings$18.99
30 Servings | $0.63 Per Serving
Flavor Taste Availability
Blue Raspberry 8.6 In Stock
Blueberry Mojito 9.1 In Stock
Concord Grape 9.1 In Stock
Fruit Fusion 8.7 In Stock
Green Apple 8.9 In Stock
Iced Cafe Vanilla 8.5 In Stock
Iced Chai Tea Latte 7.1 In Stock
Iced Mocha Cappuccino 7.6 In Stock
Lemon Lime 8.2 In Stock
Orange Cooler 9.0 In Stock
Peach Lemonade - Exclusive! 9.0 In Stock
Pineapple 9.4 In Stock
Strawberry Lime 8.7 In Stock
Watermelon 9.0 In Stock
65 Servings$37.99
65 Servings | $0.58 Per Serving
Flavor Taste Availability
Blue Raspberry -- In Stock
Concord Grape 9.1 In Stock
Fruit Fusion 8.7 In Stock
Green Apple 8.9 In Stock
Orange Cooler 9.0 In Stock
Watermelon 9.0 In Stock

What's in Optimum Nutrition Essential AmiN.O. Energy

30 Servings Blue Raspberry
Supplement Facts
Serving SizeTwoScoops(9g)
Servings Per Container30
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 10
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%*
Amino Blend 5g
Micronized Taurine, Micronized L-Glutamine, Micronized L-Arginine, Micronized L-Leucine, CarnoSyn® Beta-Alanine, Micronized Citrulline, Micronized L-Isoleucine, Micronized L-Valine, Micronized L-Tyrosine, Micronized L-Histidine, Micronized L-Lysine, Micronized L-Phenylalanine, Micronized L-Threonine, Micronized L-Methionine
Energy Blend 160mg
Caffeine (From Green Tea)‡, Green Tea Extract (Camellia Sinensis)(Leaf)(Standardized For EGCG), Green Coffee Extract
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
† Daily Value not established.
Other Ingredients:
Malic Acid, Natural & Artificial Flavors, Tartaric Acid, Silicon Dioxide, Calcium Silicate, Citric Acid, Sucralose, Gum Blend (Cellulose Gum, Xanthan Gum, Carrageenan), Lecithin, FD&C Blue #2, FD&C Red #40, Inulin.
Allergen Information:
Contains Soy (Lecithin)
‡ Total Caffeine from all sources is equal to 100mg/9g serving.

Directions For Essential AmiN.O. Energy:

Mix two scoops of ESSENTIAL AMINO ENERGY in 10-12 oz of cold water.

FOR AN AMINO ACID BOOST: Consume one or more servings first thing in the morning and/or between meals.
FOR PRE-WORKOUT ENERGY: Take 1-3 servings 20-30 minutes before training.
FOR POST-WORKOUT RECOVERY: Take 1-2 servings immediately after training.

Do not exeed more than 5 servings per day.

TIPS: ESSENTIAL AMINO ENERGY contains 50 mg of caffeine per scoop, so do not consume after 5:00 PM if you have difficulty sleeping. ESSENTIAL AMINO ENERGY also contains beta-Alanine and may cause a temporary tingling sensation on your skin. This is normal. With continued use, the intensity of the sensation will decrease or disappear.

Warnings: KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Check with a qualified health care professional before taking this product if you are pregnant or nursing a baby, under 18 years of age, have any known or suspected medical conditions, and/or if you are taking any prescription or OTC medications.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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