Caffeine is a tricky ingredient to enjoy as much as I do. On one hand, me without caffeine is a scary sight to see. I’ve been known to be quite a jerk to be honest without my morning caffeine. I believe that I inherited this need for energy from my mother, who is rarely seen without a cup of coffee in her hands. It is amazing that my mother can become so caffeinated yet I’ve never seen her hands shake. When you are looking around at different preworkouts, caffeine is a big factor in how well these supplements sell. However, there are companies that are quick to put out a product that is nothing but caffeine. The supplement company known as MHP has created a preworkout that offers more than just caffeine. There are quite a few ingredients in this supplement but it’s not a bad thing here. The first component of this supplement is the energy, focus, and concentration section. In this section, we have yerba mate, caffeine, and Theacrine.
There is 150mg of caffeine per serving in Reckless. If you have caffeine sensitivities, I would recommend that you only use a half scoop in the beginning. What some don’t understand is that with a pre workout product, you’ve got to pace yourself. The recommended dosage is usually meant for those who regularly lift weights. If you are still in the beginning stages of weightlifting, it’s wiser to dial it back a bit. I’m about to go a bit off track here but this reminded me of a recent story. My dad has been trying to get back into his athletics older days. One fine day, he had grown quite thirsty and needed something out of the fridge. What would happen would be one of the most unbelievable things that I have ever seen in my life.
He must have mistaken one of my RTD preworkouts for a Gatorade, which he drank. Within about thirty minutes, I saw one of the weirdest things that left me confused as to rather I should laugh or call an ambulance. All of the sudden, my dads eyebrows couldn’t stop shaking! The shaky eyebrows went on for an hour, I couldn’t tell if it was the caffeine or the beta alanine but it made for a wild day. I have to clarify that the supplement that this story revolved around was NOT Reckless, just wanted to point that out! Reckless certainly gave me no issues while I was using it. After incident with my dad drinking the wrong drink there was no way I would let him try this one. Getting back to the review, let’s now look at what MHP offers for strength because it isn’t always just about energy!
There are actually three types of creatine in this supplement, an outstanding series of additions. Overall, there is over 1,000mg of creatine per serving in Reckless. Trust me, creatine is one of the truly great ingredients out there that isn’t always under attack. I loved using Reckless and felt that the balance between energy and strength was just about perfect. You can find this supplement fairly easily online with the prices averaging out to about $30 per container. It’s important to note that you will get 30 full-sized servings per container. I hate it when I think I’m getting a deal, only to find out that serving sizes are two or three scoops per serving. Overall, Reckless is an awesome preworkout that I really enjoyed using.