Essential AmiN.O. Energy
Optimum Nutrition

Essential AmiN.O. Energy

Powdered Amino Acid Food Supplement
Unique Flavors!
9.1  out of 10  (2,453 Reviews)
2 Sizes
30 Servings
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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

  • 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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14 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 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.

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

Overall Rating
9.1
2,453 Ratings
Verified Buyer Rating
9.1
1,405 Ratings
Average Flavor Rating
8.7
33 Flavors
Top Rated Flavor
10
Lime Mint Mojito
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Nov 29, 2018
10
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Raspberry Black Tea

Best. Flavor. Ever.

Nov 27, 2018
9
Verified Buyer
  • 7 Iced Chai Tea Latte
  • 10 Pineapple
  • 9 Watermelon
  • 7 Iced Cafe Vanilla
  • 9 Blue Raspberry

I would say to pick the flavor that you think you're going to like best and you're probably right. I honestly can't believe grape is rated so high here because it tastes like pure medicine, but to each his own...I find Pineapple to be tasty and refreshing, and the Chai and Coffee flavors are a little...off? But when you're tired of all these fruity flavored BCAAs they're a nice way to mix it up.

Nov 23, 2018
10
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Iced Mocha Cappuccino

Amazing taste. I've tried several and I love them all! Iced mocha cappuccino is my favorite so far. I use this as a morning pick up as well as a pre workout mixed w my ON coffee flavored protein. Tastes great and has all the pre workout and post workout recovery I need. I mix it w milk.

Nov 18, 2018
8
 
  • 8 Green Apple

LOVE this product, gives a nice 'pick me up' energy and helps me recover faster than i normally would but with all that being said, the green apple flavor is more like a sour apple candy flavor so if you don't like sour flavors than please try a different one and the main reason i rated this an 8 is because of the unnecessary artificial color.. besides that this product is fantastic.

Oct 19, 2018
9
 
  • 10 Strawberry Lime
  • 1 Iced Mocha Cappuccino

Strawberry Lime has interesting taste. It is a little bit sweat and taste does not bother. Iced Mocha Cappuccino - the most terrible flavor, which I have ever tested. It smells like coffee, bitter disgusting taste. I do not recommend it to anyone. I think from 100 people maybe only 1 will like it. It is so terrible that I wish to drink it as fast as I can.

Sep 28, 2018
9
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Watermelon
  • 10 White Peach Tea

This products helps me kick start my day with the caffeine and beta-alanine. I replaced coffee with this product because the energy feels smoother and overall easier to digest. I was impressed with the white peach tea flavor. As someone who likes to drink tea it is refreshing to have my aminos and caffeine under a tea flavor to sip in the morning or during any daily activity. I mainly get this product for the focus it gives me.

Sep 24, 2018
10
 
  • 10 Concord Grape

Have been very pleased. Great energy. Great taste without being overbearing. Grape tastes like grape Koolaid. Nice BCAA support. I keep this product for daily use.

Sep 20, 2018
8
Verified Buyer
  • 9 Iced Cafe Vanilla
  • 9 Iced Mocha Cappuccino

In water I dont feel they are that great, I add them to my coffee and they are Fantastic for taking the place of a coffee creamer.

Sep 19, 2018
8
Verified Buyer
  • 9 Peach Lemonade

After every workout I take this along with my creatine. It helps me get through the school day without being completely worn from my workout. I wouldn’t say I get any energy from it, I do have a bit of a tolerance to stims though, but I feel like my recovery starts sooner and works better. Even at 25 years old, as a college student my diet tends to suffer on occasion (not eating enough) so this has been a great way to make sure I’m hitting or **** close to my daily requirements and the discounts are frequent. Flavor wise, which is what motivated me to write this, I’ve bounced around a bit as I prefer some change. The Peach Lemonade on it’s own with water is ehhh at best. Not bad, but not much better tasting than normal water. When I added about a cup of frozen fruit (peaches, strawberries and other mixed things) to it and blended it, it’s amazing. I may actually stick to this flavor so I can have something tasty in the morning and get fruit into me more regularly.

Sep 16, 2018
1
 

This is such a terrible product. It's outdated formula and ON doesn't care about your goals otherwise the formula would have been updated years ago. They care about the money you're giving them. The formula is frontloaded by Turbine, Beta-Albanians, and Glutamine. You're barely getting any BCAAs and EAAs from taking this. If you're serious about your results than I would suggest you spend your money on a higher dosed EAA product. Also, don't take this post workout. Not a post workout whatsoever. Stop taking this if you're actually serious about recovery and increasing your muscle protein synthesis. The only thing this product is good for is flavoring your gallon jug of water or when you're too lazy to make coffee.

Aug 31, 2018
10
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Green Apple
  • 4 Blue Raspberry
  • 10 Lemon Lime
  • 1 Iced Mocha Cappuccino
  • 10 Watermelon
  • 10 Juicy Strawberry Burst
  • 8 Orange Blast

I’ve been using ON Amino for over a year now and boy let me tell you, I have influenced almost 20 people within my workplace in Marion, OH at Whirlpool to drink this stuff! It’s purely awesome. The only change that I hope ON does soon is GET RID OF THE COLOR DYES!!! We don’t need this to look pretty, just taste good. I don’t care if it looks like poo, get rid of the color dyes please and I’ll buy more lemon lime. I will not buy lemon lime anymore until the yellow 5 and 6 are gone. Other than the food dye request, this is awesome stuff!! I highly recommend all of these to everyone. I personally have been buying watermelon, juicy strawberry burst and black raspberry tea mainly because they use beet extract for coloring. I used to drink 1-2 energy drinks a day and drink pop constantly and this has helped me completely get rid of pop. I buy packs of water bottles, put two scoops and drink one in a 10 hour shift. This stuff helps with focus, helps your body repair muscles quicker, helps rid of body aches, it’s awesome!!!

Aug 29, 2018
9
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Concord Grape
  • 8 Blueberry Mojito

LOVE the Grape! Blue Mojito is a good change up. I like the quick rush I get. Not overpowering to where I get jittery and does not last too long so as to affect sleep. I will drink it during the day at work as a pick me up.

Aug 22, 2018
8
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Green Apple
  • 10 Pineapple
  • 10 Juicy Strawberry Burst
  • 8 Orange Cooler

My only go to pre-workout because its so yummy. Good enough for my workout. I can control the amount of caffeine i need as well.

Aug 18, 2018
10
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Lemon Lime

Amazing flavor and a nice change to sip on during your workout besides just plain old water.

Aug 16, 2018
10
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Peach Lemonade

Wow, this flavor legitimately tastes like peach rings and I am SO happy about it.

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: Add 2 level scoops (9 g) to 330 ml (11 oz) of cold water and mix. Recommended consumption of 1 serving per day, either before, during or after your workout.

Warnings: CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE USING THIS PRODUCT IF YOU ARE TAKING ANY MEDICATIONS OR ARE UNDER A PHYSICIAN'S CARE. ONLY INTENDED TO BE CONSUMED BY HEALTHY ADULTS 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER. NOT RECOMMENDED FOR THOSE THAT ARE SENSITIVE TO CAFFEINE OR BETA-ALANINE. DO NOT CONSUME CAFFEINE FROM OTHER SOURCES WHILE TAKING THIS PRODUCT. BETA-ALANINE MAY CAUSE A HARMLESS, TEMPORARY TINGLING OR FLUSHING SENSATION. DO NOT CONSUME WITH ALCOHOL.

To be used in the framework of a varied and balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle. Food supplements are not to be used as a substitute for a varied diet. Do not exceed recommended daily dose. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place.

High Caffeine content (100 mg/serving. Not recommended for children or pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Ready to mix amino acid food supplement powder with caffeine, vitamin C, and sweeteners.

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* 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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