MusclePharm Arnold Iron Pump

MusclePharm Arnold Iron Pump
[dropcap]M[/dropcap]arketed by the name of a legendary body builder and former Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, MusclePharm Arnold Iron Pump is a pre-workout supplement by MusclePharm which aims at developing muscles, and workout intensity for effective workout.

According to MusclePharm, Arnold Iron Pump can lead to the augmentation of potency, stamina, and lean mass. The lack of creatine or other similar protein in the powder is what differentiates it from other pre-workout supplements. But, to be able to amplify muscle mass without the presence of creatine can be confusing. Therefore, in this review, we dig deep on the working procedure of MusclePharm Arnold Iron Pump.


Pre-workout supplementation is designed to augment performance, stamina, strength, endurance, decrease muscle breakdown during workout and increasing protein synthesis, focus, and metabolism. Pre-workout supplements are preferred because of its ability to accelerate your workouts.

First Take

A careful observation of the effects of MusclePharm Arnold Iron Pump reveled that this supplement can be used to increase energy levels and improve lean muscle mass. But, the lack of creatine and/or any other protein, high caffeine content, and terrible taste indicate that it has not been designed for weight loss and may cause severe side-effects.


After performing experiments on MusclePharm Arnold Iron Pump, we found that the users were neither happy nor satisfied with this product. Many users did not like the taste of this product. Some said that the taste was intolerable.

The presence of caffeine in the formula might be helpful in boosting energy levels. But, the high volume of caffeine content might lead to side-effects such as jitters, angina, hypertension, palpitations etc. in some users. Also, the energy levels saw a sharp drop after a few hours.

The biggest disadvantage of MusclePharm Arnold Iron Pump is that it does not contain any amounts of creatine or similar proteins, which makes it inefficient for the development of muscle mass.


A close look at the ingredients of MusclePharm Arnold Iron Pump indicated that the sole purpose of this pre-workout is to enhance potency and endurance. MusclePharm Arnold Iron Pump consists of the following ingredients:

  • Vitamin C (250mg)
  • Niacin (60mg)
  • Vitamin B6 (15mg)
  • Vitamin B12 (25mcg)
  • Calcium (24mg)
  • Nitric Oxide Blend
    • L-Arginine Nitrate
    • L-Glycine
    • Agmatine Sulfate
    • Beet Root
    • L-Omithine HCl
    • Hawthorn Berry
  • Energy & CNS Blend
    • Choline Bitartrate
    • L-Tyrosine
    • Caffeine Anhydrous
    • Vinpocetine


The absence of protein in its formula gives MusclePharm Arnold Iron Pump a D+ grade. Not including testosterone boosters in the ingredients contrasted the inculcation of all other pump increasing ingredients.

A blend of Xtreme Testosterone and NitroGenix 365 can be tried for experiencing significant workout enhancement. It is advised to have a talk with your doctor before using this supplement. There may be some ingredients in this product that can prove to be very harmful and dangerous.

Arnold Iron Pump rating: D+

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