Pre-workouts can help to boost your stamina and endurance.
Taking a pre-workout can help to progress your workouts, lift heavier and do more reps.
We are trying to find the best pre-workout supplement 2018. We are testing and reviewing the top preworkouts to find the best.
We have 3 different reviewers trying Dr Jekyll Intense Focus pre-workout, fruit punch flavour. We hope that with 3 different reviewers we can create a trustworthy Dr Jekyll review.
Dr Jekyll Pre-Workout can be supplemented with Mr Hyde or on its own, they say to do half a scoop of each, to begin with. Check out of Mr Hyde pre-workout review here.
Dr Jekyll claims to give you intense focus, concentration and alertness. It is a low stimulant and they say you can use or daytime or night time and still sleep.
Let's find out if this low stimulant pre workout, Dr Jekyll, delivers anything impressive in this honest Dr Jekyll pre-workout review.
This packaging looks very professional, it has embossing and metallic colours. Its main colours are black, white, silver and red.
It is very easy to read, information is clear and on a white background. The lid is black with ProSupps logo debossed in.
Anti-Caking Agents (Calcium Silicate, Silicon Dioxide)
Beet Root Powder (Beta Vulgaris
Soluble Corn Fibre
Colouring (Allura Red)
As a dietary supplement, mix 1 scoop of DRJEKYLL™ with 8oz of cold water. Consume 15 to 30 minutes before exercise.
Do not consume more than 2 servings in a 24 hours period.
How did it score? My Scored Review of Dr Jekyll Pre-Workout
Now let's get it into how the Dr Jekyll pre-workout actually performs and score its performance in each section out of 10.
Taste and Mixability
This pre-workout would just not mix, after vigorously stirring it I was still left with a lot of residues.
I tried mixing throughout drinking this but I didn't have any luck, so I just got it down. The residue affected the texture of this, it definitely wasn't smooth.
Unlike the texture, the taste of the fruit punch flavoured Dr Jekyll wasn't bad, it was quite nice to begin with. After a few mouthfuls, it got a bit strong and sickly but it reminded me or sherbet or something from my childhood.
It was drinkable and that's all that counts, I guess. I've definitely had worse tasting pre-workouts.
Taste Rating: 6/10
Energy Boost and Focus
Dr Jekyll, for me, gave me a subtle energy boost. I quite liked being relaxed but still having the energy to continue my workout.
The subtle energy boost was still there for around an hour after my workout, it felt as though I had a really good nights sleep and was completely refreshed (I actually had a really poor sleep the night before so kind of wish I'd tried it earlier in the day!)
Considering I didn't sleep well though, I had a pretty good workout so maybe I had more than a subtle energy boost. I wasn't really in the mood to workout but my attitude changed as soon as I got into the gym.
When it comes to being focused, I would say again it was subtle. I had my goals and I was working towards them. I tried different things in the gym and was motivated.
Energy and Focus Rating: 7/10
I felt a very slight tingle in my left palm during my warm-up. It didn't affect my workout at all and disappeared after around a minute or so.
That would have been the beta-alanine - it causes a temporary tingling feeling.
Aside from that, there was no other sign of side effects that are common amongst pre-workout users such as itchiness, tingling all over and feeling heat in different parts of your body.
Effectiveness and Overall Rating
The fact that I didn't have a decent sleep the night before this test and wasn't feeling too great tells you that the Dr Jekyll was effective - I could easily have not bothered going to the gym that day (we've all been there when you don't feel 100% and decide to stay home).
But I did go, and I think the Dr Jekyll pre-workout played its part in getting me there.
I did feel the difference in energy and noticed I was focused when working out, but as I said before, it was very subtle and didn't have the impact that other pre-workouts that I've written reviews for have had.
Overall Rating: 7/10
The way I, personally, would describe this Dr Jekyll is as a starter pre-workout, for those who have never used a pre-workout before. I think this would allow your body to get used to the ingredients in most pre-workouts without shocking the body.
Other Users' Ratings
To get a more solid rating we have had 2 other gym-goers test and review this supplement. That way we can see if it works any better, or any worse, for these guys.
These reviewers give their honest opinions and experiences of when they put Dr Jekyll pre-workout to the test.
Did it work well for them?
Reviewer Lucas: Male, 25
“It was fine to drink but nothing more, I didn’t hate it and I didn’t love it”
“It just would not mix to smooth. There were lots of bits, a few small lumps despite aggressive and constant mixing.”
Energy Boost: 8/10
“It was chest day and I reached new personal bests!”
“I didn’t feel really focussed but at the same time didn’t feel unfocused.”
"None - I didn't feel anything"
“Dr Jekyll gave me good strength and helped me to reach my personal best when lifting. The taste was okay, but the mixability of it would put me off buying as it was lumpy.”
Overall Rating: 7/10
Reviewer Jason: Male,26
“The taste was not nice but it wasn’t the worse thing I’ve had”
“There were lots of bits, some small lumps too. It wasn't too hard to drink, but still, it wasn't a nice texture.”
Energy Boost: 6/10
“I didn’t notice any energy boost although, I hadn’t eaten and still managed to complete my workout okay.”
"I felt normal, no better or worse than usual, but considering I hadn't eaten this suggests to me the PWO had a positive effect."
“I felt a slight itch on my face, it didn’t affect my workout though”
Overall Rating: 6/10
Is the Dr Jekyll Pre-Workout a Good Pre-Workout?
Dr Jekyll Intense Focus seems to be a mild preworkout, maybe that's to do with its low stimulants.
However, it does state this from the beginning, it doesn't claim to be something it isn't.
When it comes to the focus aspect, it probably does lack and doesn't give 'intense focus'. Our reviewers had mixed reviews about focus and concentration.
We definitely think Dr Jekyll would be a good starting point if you are new to pre-workouts, or maybe supplement it with something else.
Average score from all 3 reviewers: 6.3/10