The following review focuses on the dietary supplement Nitrix Advanced Strength. This product is produced by BSN (Bio-Engineered Supplements and Nutrition). It is intended as a pre-workout supplement and a nitric oxide enhancer. It is claimed that this product can boost muscle mass, enhance endurance, help to increase oxygen to the tissue, as well as assist in removing waste from muscles.
- Niacin (12mg)
- Nitrix 2.0 proprietary blend – concentrated nitric composite (L-citrulline, hawthorn extract (aerial parts) (1% flavonoids, 3% oligomeric proanthocyanidins), pomegranate fruit (20% punicalagins), grape seed extract (85% polyphenols), pterostilbene (pTeroPure), red pepper extract (fruit) (2% capsaicinoids) (capsimax), trans-resveratrol (resVida), black pepper extract (fruit) (95% piperine) (bioperine)) (3.6 g)
- myogenic matrix – creatine monohydrate, creatine HCl (Con-Cret), Creatine Anhydrous
Other ingredients: aqueous coating, microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid, croscarmellose sodium, magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, FD&C Red #40, FD&C Yellow #6, titanium dioxide, and FD&C Blue #2. L-citrulline malate helps with the production of nitric oxide needed to provide oxygen and nutrients to the muscles. It increases blood flow, which enhances performance. Niacin, or vitamin B3, assists in the breaking down of and absorbing of nutrients, especially carbohydrates and proteins. This substance also helps to decrease bad cholesterol, raising good cholesterol levels. Hawthorn extract and grape seed extract increase blood flow, which not only helps the heart, but draws more nutrients to the muscles. Trans-resveratrol and pomegranate are good sources of antioxidants. Red pepper extract contains capsaicinoids that help to burn fat. Black pepper aids absorption of the other elements.
The manufacturer recommends that, for optimal results, users take three (3) tablets one hour before training, and three (3) tablets after a workout. The post-workout serving should be taken with Cellmass 2.0. The manufacturer does state that consumers should not exceed more than six (6) tablets of Nitrix 2.0 Advanced Strength daily.
This dietary supplement, in two sizes of container, is available online directly from the manufacturer. The 90-tablet container costs $35.99, while the 180-tablet container costs $56.99. The company offers no discounts or package deals.
We were unable to locate a guarantee offered by the manufacturer. This raises a concern about the effectiveness of this dietary supplement.
Nitrix 2.0 Advanced Strength Review – Conclusion
During our review of this dietary supplement, we found certain good points. For example, the manufacturer did provide clear and succinct dosage instructions. This leaves the purchaser in no doubt as how to use this product for optimal benefit. In addition, this supplement contains black pepper extract, which is known to help with absorption of other substances. On the downside, however, our research found certain negatives. The manufacturer does not offer any package deals with discounts, which could have made this product more cost effective for the consumer in the long run compared with other, similar supplements. Furthermore, a manufacturer’s guarantee is missing. Without this pledge, there are concerns about this product’s effectiveness. The substance L-arginine, has been proven effective as a nitric oxide booster. Research on this effect was awarded the Nobel Prize. However, this substance is not included in the formula of this product.