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Which C4 Pre-Workout Stack is Best? How to Personalize Your C4 for Success

While many people may have the same general fitness goal of getting in shape, the ways they want to go about this can vary. Some people may want to increase their muscle mass while others are focused on losing weight. Similarly, while there are some supplements that both these groups can benefit from, there are others that are more tailored to their unique goals. One strategy that many serious athletes use is customizing their supplement stacks for their individual goals. Let’s go over how you can use your C4 pre-workout as a base and personalize your pre-workout stack for your goals.

The Full Range of C4® Pre-Workout Supplements

C4 pre-workouts combine ingredients that support energy and muscular endurance. This makes C4 an ideal supplement to take before a workout or physical activity. You can pick a C4 pre-workout to suit your experience level with stimulants and fitness goals. Pick the C4 pre-workout that fits your preferences and use this as the base that you customize your stack around.

C4 Sport Series 

These are lower-stimulant fan favorites for individuals starting their fitness journey. They’re NSF Certified for Sport® which is important for professional and everyday athlete’s alike. There are two versions: C4® Sport, which is focused on performance and muscle building and C4 Ripped Sport which is focused on performance and weight loss.*

C4 Chrome Series

This is the series with C4’s iconic chrome packaging, featuring 150 mg of caffeine and 1.6 g of CarnoSyn® beta-alanine. This series features C4 Original which is focused on performance, energy and endurance and C4 Ripped which is focused on energy, endurance and weight loss.*

C4 Extreme

The extreme energy pre-workout featuring 200 mg of caffeine and 2 g of CarnoSyn® beta-alanine. This pre-workout is all about extreme performance. C4 Extreme features two different types of nitrates NO3-T® Creatine Nitrate and Nitramax™ Citrulline Nitrate (NO3-C™) for powerful pumps.*

C4 Ultimate

The C4 Ultimate formula delivers a potent blend of explosive energy and endurance with 300 mg of caffeine and 3.2 g of CarnoSyn® beta-alanine. This series includes C4 Ultimate which delivers the ultimate experience for advanced users and C4 Ultimate Shred which features an advanced cutting formula.*

NO3 Chrome Nitric Oxide Supplement

NO3 is a nitric oxide pump amplifier. It’s a creatine free and stimulant free formula, which means that it doesn’t contain ingredients like caffeine. Nitric oxide supplements are popular for supporting blood flow and muscle pumps. Increased blood flow can help to support delivery of key nutrients to muscles during a workout and even help to support recovery afterwards. Many lifters seek out muscle pumps during their workouts as it can be a visual signal that their hard work is paying off. Pump focused workouts can be a great component to a well-rounded muscle building program.[1]*

How to stack: take 3 capsules of NO3 Chrome alongside your C4 before a workout.

Stacks best for goals: increased blood flow, increased muscle pumps

CLK Stimulant-Free Pre Workout Supplement

CLK for stimulant free fat loss, with toning and sculpting support. Supplements to boost metabolism are popular components of many fat loss programs. CLK features a toning blend comprised of all-star ingredients like CLA and L-Carnitine. Carnitine plays a role in transporting fatty acids to the mitochondria so they can be used for energy. CLA helps your body use food for fuel while also supporting lean muscle development. Slimpro® is a naturally derived ingredient that helps the body trigger the feeling of satiety to control appetite. CLK is a fan favorite to stack with C4 Ripped Sport, C4 Ripped, and C4 Ultimate Shred.*

How to stack: take 3 soft gels of CLK in the morning and 3 soft gels in the evening.

Stacks best for goals: toning and sculpting, weight management

P6 Original Testosterone Booster

P6 Original the advanced anabolic testosterone booster. P6 supports strength, lean muscle, and virility in healthy adult men. Testosterone is a hormone that promotes an anabolic state in the muscles by stimulating protein synthesis and inhibiting protein breakdown.[2] Testosterone is associated with increased muscle and a lower body fat percentage.[3] Because of this, supplements that can promote normal testosterone levels in healthy adults are popular.*

How to stack: take 2 capsules of P6 in the morning and 2 capsules in the evening.

Stacks best for goals: increased muscle mass, increased strength, increased virility.

COR-Performance Creatine Monohydrate

The foundational muscle building ingredient. Creatine monohydrate is a well-studied ingredient that replenishes the body’s ATP levels. ATP is the energy currency of cells. Creatine monohydrate supplementation can support increases in strength, power, and lean muscle mass.[4] Creatine is especially popular with strength and power athletes. An additional advantage of COR-Performance Creatine is that it’s “stim-free” meaning it’s free of stimulants like caffeine, making it a convenient supplement for morning or evening workouts.*

How to stack: mix 1 scoop of COR-Performance Creatine with 8-10 fluid ounces of cold water or a beverage of your choice before, during, or after training.

Stacks best for goals: increased strength, increased power, increased muscle mass

How to Stack Your Workout Supplements

So, what happens if you have more than one goal? Can you stack these other products with each other? Fortunately, these products can combine to create personalized stacks for personalized goals. Some examples include

  • Supplement Stack for Performance

This stack is ideal for people focused on athletic performance through improved energy, endurance, blood flow, and strength.
C4, NO3 Chrome, COR-Performance Creatine

  • Supplement Stack for Strength & Muscle

This stack is ideal for people looking to increase their strength and muscle mass.
C4, P6 Original, COR-Performance Creatine

  • Supplement Stack for Body Recomp

This stack is ideal for people looking to increase muscle mass while sculpting and toning.
C4, CLK, P6 Original

  • Supplement Stack for Virility

This stack is ideal for people looking to improve blood flow and sexual wellbeing.
C4, NO3 Chrome, P6 Original

Now that you know how to personalize your C4 stack, it’s time to build one that supports your individual goal!

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.


Date September 17, 2021
Category Supplementation