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By Nader Qudimat / Dec 20, 2017

Best Fat Burners of 2018

From hard hitters to well balanced fat burners, this is the best fat burner guide you'll ever find. Check out these effective fat burners to find one that best suit your preferences. 


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DMAA is in trouble! (06/10/17): Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, the mother of the DMAA supply, has been raided over Red Yeast Rice and grabbed DMAA while they had the chance. Now DMAA-based supplements from Hi-Tech is discontinued. So supply is in short demand. Jump down to the available products below and buy them while they spike up prices!

There's no doubt you've seen it all...

Fat burners that promise massive thermogenic effects, advertisements that show a shredded to the bone guy with a chubby guy as the before picture. 

Does it really work that well, you ask?

Probably not.

The truth is, most supplements out there are plain garbage.

And fat burners are one of the worst out there.

Fat burners that promise massive thermogenic effects, advertisements that show a shredded to the bone guy with a chubby guy as the before picture.

Does it really work that well, you ask?

Probably not.

The truth is, most supplements out there are plain garbage.

And fat burners are one of the worst out there.

I know how you feel though, you've gone through all the Googling you can handle and you want the non-BS, non-biased picks of what really works out there. 

So we've picked out the best fat burners, separated them with what they are best for (focus, appetite suppression, euphoria, energy, etc).

Continue below to pick the list you want to see...

If you're on a budget, check out our coupon page that also have sales that you can take advantage of. 

The Best Buying Guide To Fat Burners

There's no such thing as the "best fat burner". 

Everyone is different and have their own preferences.

Based on the options you see below, choose what you're after or you can just go straight to our final top 10 list.

Forget Mainstream Products... These Fat Burners Work

You don't want just any fat burner...

You want something that does what it says and lives up to its claims.

There are a number of ingredients that can help burn fat and boost metabolism but most burners make the mistake of mixing them without giving them much thought. 

When properly combined though, these ingredients provide a synergistic effect that help increase your metabolic rate and decrease fat storage without the risk of harmful side effects.

And even if you find a fat burner that have the "best ingredients"​, they may have under-dosed ingredients or could be made from low quality sources. 

Choose Your Destination

Forget other top 10 lists.

This is a buyers guide. It'll help you decide which fat loss product is for you. (We recently made a pure ephedra-based fat burners list in a separate guide)

You may want one that is stim free, strong energy or one that is balanced with both stims and non-stims. ​

High Energy Fat Burners

You're sick of feeling lethergic and you want something to get you up and running. 

You're in the right place then...

You can find two lists here, you can either pick to see the DMAA or Ephedra based fat burners.

Scroll down to see the DMAA list or click here to jump to the Ephedra list. ​

High Energy Fat Burners with DMAA

Yep DMAA is still around and you can take advantage of it as it's striving in the supplement business.​

If you don't know about DMAA or haven't tried it before, here's a bit about it...​

It's a powerful stimulant that has a structure similar to amphetamines (not like the one found in Craze).​

So it may give off a false positive if you're being tested for any reason (think of work, competitions, etc.).​

We like to stick to 60 DMAA and a maximum of 300mg of caffeine.​

Anything close to 70mg or higher usually just leads to nasty side effects like increased blood pressure and heart rate.​

Check out the best fat burners with the powerful stimulant below...​

Top DMAA-Based Fat Burners

Features:

  • Caffeine
  • DMAA
  • Naringin
  • Coleus Forskohlii

White Lightning may appear to be a simple formula, and it is their oldest fat burner, it is using 4 of the most popular and effective fat burning ingredients.

And even though Coleus Forskohlii has only been getting popular recently, APS has been using it long before it has gone mainstream.

You can also check out their popular pre workout, Mesomorph, which is also ranking in first of our top 10 list.

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Features:

  • DMAA
  • Acacia Rigidula Alkaloids (various PEA derivatives)
  • Methylsynephrine
  • And much more...

Phenadrine, in comparison to White Lightning (below), uses a much more stronger formula consisting of PEA derivatives, DMAA, and other ingredients.

This formula will put you in the mood while supplying you with a solid energy flow lasting all day.

If you're looking to shred away fat while remaining in a good mood, then you'll definitely enjoy Phenadrine.

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Features:

  • 250mg Caffeine
  • 65mg DMAA
  • And much more...

iForce gets it right by including a well balanced formula that consists of DMAA, caffeine and a bunch of ingredients that will support mood and energy.

The biggest difference between Dexaprine and the other fat burners is that it helps control thyroid hormones with the help of 3,3 and 3,5 Diiodo L-Thyronine.

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Features:

  • 200mg Caffeine Anhydrous
  • 150mg PEA Alkaloid Blend
  • DMAA
  • 65mg Thermo-Z Brand Ephedra
  • Naringin
  • Evodiamine
  • And much more...

With dieting taking a toll on mood and energy, Black Mamba makes weight loss a piece of cake.

That's not to say this is the magic pill, because nothing works until you do.

But this packs everything from old fashioned caffeine, a variety of PEA alkaloids to DMAA and ephedra and a whole lot more.

Innovative Labs instructs to not take more than 2 pills in a 24 hour period.

This is the perfect fat burner as it supports everything from mood, energy to performance in the gym.

This is worth trying at least once...

Features:

  • DMAA
  • 250mg garcinia cambogia extract
  • 100mg caffeine
  • Upgraded copycat of OxyELITE

You can't go wrong with Hi-Techs copycat of the extremely popular fat burner by USP Labs, OxyELITE Pro.

In fact, Hydroxyelite is an better version of OxyElite by adding in a hefty 250mg dose of Garcinia Combogia extract.

DMAA is perfectly legal...

But you need to use this as directed, and not to exceed the recommended dosing.

That being said, the focus, appetiete suppression and the eurphoric state that this puts one in is incredible.

It does have a little dosage of caffeine but do not mistake this for a light fat burner.

It is strong and is not for everyone.

This is the next best fat burner after the removal of OxyElite...

Pros

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    Same popular formula as OxyELITE (USP Labs)
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    Full months of servings
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    Cheap compared to OxyELITE (and easier to find)
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    Strong appetite supression

Cons

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    Not recommended if you're being drug-tested

Features:

  • Trixanthin Complex 375mg (Ilex Guayusa, green tea extract, theobroma cacao)
  • Eria Jarensis 150mg
  • Paradoxine (300mg)
  • Erythropalum scandens (50mg) 1,3 Dimethylamylamine HCl (45mg)
  • Citrus Aurantium (42.5mg) (25mg synephrine)
  • Yohimbe Extract (22mg)
  • Capsimax
  • BioPerine

King Cobra may only contain 45mg DMAA but that’s per one pill and there’s 60 servings in every bottle.

That means to get 90mg DMAA, you’d still get a full month supply.

We never recommend taking more than 75mg DMAA but if it’s spread across the day (say 1 serving in the morning and 1 serving in the afternoon) then it would be fine.

King Cobra is the first to include both eria jarenesis and DMAA in one formula.

Both of these ingredients can elevate mood greatly as they are both compounds with great euphoria effects.

With the combination of Capsimax and Paradoxine (grains of paradise), you’ll be in for some incredible heat burning effects, as these are both very thermogenic ingredients that can also decrease appetite.

When it comes to hardcore fat burners, King Cobra is one to try.

Your diet won’t have any effect on your energy and mood with the help of this strong fat burner.

Pros

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    Strong blend of stimulants (45mg DMAA, 150mg eria jarensis, 200mg caffeine)
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    One pill serving for maximum dosages (2nd serving can be taken 6-8 hours after the first dosage)
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    Includes both DMAA and eria jarensis
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    Uses both Capsimax and Paradoxine for increased thermogenesis
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    Unique blend of strong stimulants and fat burning ingredients
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    Prevents fat storage and uses fat as energy
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    Strong mood and energy enhancer

Cons

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    Prop blends

Features:

  • Erythroxylum Coca Leaves
  • Senegalia Berlandieri
  • 65mg DMAA
  • 150mg Caffeine
  • Green Tea, Theobromine, Naringin, 6,7
  • Dihydroxybergamottin
  • PEA Alkaloids
  • 5-HTP, Yohimbe Extract
  • And more...

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Currently, there are a few versions of Lipodrene.

Check out the differences between the 4 versions:

  • Original Lipodrene (35mg DMAA, 150 caffeine, 200mg PEA alkaloids)
  • Lipodrene Hardcore (30-35mg DMAA, 25mg ephedra extract, 150mg caffeine, 20mg synephrine, around 200mg PEA alkaloids, and much more stims)
  • Lipodrene Xtreme (60-70mg DMAA, >150mg caffeine, 175mg PEA alkaloids, 25mg Synephrine)
  • Lipodrene Elite (Coca leaves, 65mg DMAA, 150mg caffeine, PEA alkaloids and more)

If you've tried the original Lipodrene and thought that was some strong stuff, wait until you get your hands on the Elite version.

Lipodrene Elite contains a newly used stimulant in fat burners, coca leaves extract.

It's traditionally used for appetite suppression and energy so as you can guess, it's used here for the purpose of weight loss.

One study found that its weight loss effects on rats to be incredibly effective and the best part is that it doesn't have any tolerance build up.

Coca leaves extract alone will have some nice effects, but this formula has synergy as it's combined with DMAA, caffeine, PEA alkaloids and a whole bunch of other stimulants.

This has 30mg more DMAA than the original lipodrene but with the same amount of caffeine.

Ephedra wasn't really a major player for weight loss in the original as it didn't contain any ephedrine, the main alkaloid for ephedra's fat burning benefits.

The added PEA alkaloid blend can replicate, or even outperform the weight loss effects of 30mg ephedrine, as research has proven.

Mood support, appetite suppression and all day energy... It can't get any better than this.

Try Lipodrene Elite if you really want to get shredded!

Pros

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    Long lasting energy from the Coca leaves extract
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    Disclosed dosages of DMAA and caffeine
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    Strong appetite suppression
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    Mix of stimulants like DMAA, caffeine, coca leaves and PEA alkaloids
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    Long lasting mood and motivation support
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    Includes ingredients to reduce stress and anxiety
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    Strong thermogenenic effects
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    No crash

Cons

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    Prop blends

Features:

  • DMAA
  • Green tea / caffeine
  • Sulbutiamine (nootropic)
  • Yohimbine
  • And much more....

Synadrene is a very productive fat burner, it combines high energy and strong stimulants like DMAA with nootropics like sulbutiamine.

All of the ingredients work together to increase mental clarity and focus.

You'll no doubt experience appetite suppression, increased heart rate and a lot of buckets of sweat.

Now they don't disclose DMAA or any stimulants for that matter but they recommend no more than 3 pill per day.

Knowing Hi-Tech, that means it probably won't add up to more than 70mg of DMAA and 300mg of caffeine (usually for them).

So whether you're looking to shed away fat or remain productive while on a diet, you'll enjoy this fat burner....

This is one of the best fat burners out there...

High Energy Fat Burners with Ephedra

Features:

  • 150mg ephedra extract
  • 150mg caffeine
  • 20 to 60mg DMAA (prop blend)
  • Alpha Yohimbine
  • Evodiamine
  • And more...

If you like ephedra, then you sure will enjoy this.

Containing 150mg of ephedra extract per pill, you're going to get a sum total of 450mg of ephedra in a day.

Of course you won't take that without building up to it.

So if you're a complete beginner, forget about this fat burner and find something that is less advanced.

This is only for those who have experience with DMAA and ephedra based products.

Features:

  • 300mg Caffeine
  • 100mg Ephedra
  • Glucuoronolactone
  • Theobromine
  • And More...

Yes it’s true that ephedra will not have the same intensity as ephedrine but EPH 100 has hit the ball out of the park with it’s potent formula.

Containing 100mg ephedra along with 300mg caffeine, it uses multiple stimulants to ensure you a supply of focus and energy all day long.

If you’ve never taken a fat burner before then this is one you want to avoid because it’s one of the strongest we’ve seen to date.

Since the company behind this product is very low key, we highly advise that you do your research and get comfortable as you should before buying any supplement from any company.

The ingredients are under their scientific names so it can be a little confusing if you don’t know your ingredients.

We did dissect and breakdown the ingredients in it’s simple form.

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Pros

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    Mix of stimulants and compounds to increase energy and focus
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    Decreases appetite and supports fat burning goals
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    Big dosage of ephedra (100mg)
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    Lots of servings (100!)

Cons

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    Tries to confuse with complex scientific names

Features:

  • 50mg Ephedra
  • 240mg Caffeine
  • White Willow Bark
  • B-Phenethylamine HCI
  • Green Tea
  • Green Coffee Bean
  • Citrus Aurantium
  • Yohimbine HCI
  • And More...

Diablo ECA is another hardcore fat burner by Innovative Labs and it is very potent.

It has got 50mg ephedra and 275mg of over 15 stimulants and thermogenic compounds.

If you’ve seen their other formulas like the Wicked pre workout, then you’ll know even though Diablo ECA is in a prop blend, the dosages are sufficient enough to get you plenty of energy even if you’re dieting hard.

Diablo ECA is a great fat burner that is well formulated to suppress appetite and increase thermogenesis.

Pros

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    Replicates the real "ECA" stack by using
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    White Willow, Ephedra and more
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    Uses ingredients that work in synergy
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    Decrease appetite and increases mood

Cons

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    Prop blend

Features:

  • 25mg ephedra extract
  • 30-35mg DMAA (methylhexanamine HCl)
  • 200mg acacia blend
  • 20mg synephrine HCl
  • 1.5mg yohimbine
  • And more...

If Lipodrene below is not enough for you, then the hardcore version might just be the solution.

Do not take this if you've never taken DMAA, or any strong fat burner for that matter.

This super strong fat burner is packed with the strongest (legal) stimulants and fat burners.

The acacia blend contains all your phenethylamine varieties for a mood and energy uplift.

If you want something that is more for energy and some mood, then Lipodrene Hardcore for you.

However if you want something with more PEA varieities for mood and less caffeine, then you'll enjoy Stimerex Hardcore.

Features:

  • 25mg ephedra extract
  • 35mg DMAA (methylhexanamine HCI)
  • 200mg phenylethylamine alkaloids
  • 25mg synephrine HCI
  • 100mg caffeine
  • And more...

DMAA, ephredra, PEA alkaloids, can this fat burner get any better?

Since it doesn't contain ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, norephedrine or methylephedrine, it's perfectly legal.

This formula has been proven to be even more powerful than ephredrine itself.

It contains both acacia rigidula and DMAA, as well as other fat burning compounds, this is may as well be better than any ephedrine-based formula.

Each pill contains 35mg of DMAA, 100mg of caffeine and 150 of acacia rigidula, so you'll really "feel" this working right from the first dosage.

This isn't just packed with stimulants and feel good PEA-based compounds.

Lipodrene is extremely well formulated as it contains everything from appetite suppressants, thyroid support and more.

Pros

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    Contains ephedra and DMAA
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    Combines Acacia (Senegalia), synephrine, DMAA and ephreda
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    Increases lipolysis all day long
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    Different than most fat burners
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    Strong appetite reduction

Cons

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    Possible nausea

Features:

  • Ephedra Nevadeness
  • Citrus Aurantium
  • White Willow Bark
  • Yohimbe Extract
  • Caffeine
  • Guarana Extract
  • And More...

Asia Black 25 has 25mg ephedra per serving, as well as 15+ compounds that all work together to get you in a thermogenic state.

It’s a simple looking formula but don’t be fooled as all the stimulants are packed in a 750mg blend.

This is a potent formula and probably one you’ll like if you’re after ephedra in combination with other compounds.

Features:

  • 20mg ephedra extract
  • 100mg acacia rigidula
  • 455mg guarana seed extract
  • 50mg theobromine
  • 10mg yohimbe bark
  • And more...

Tired of seeing DMAA with all of the ephedra based supplements?

Then you've found yourself a match.

Ripped Up contains everything except for DMAA and caffeine, though it contains theobromine, the weaker kind.

You're getting 20mg of ephedra per 2 capsules.

This is a great fat burner if you've never experienced ephedra or just want a fat burner on a budget.

Best Stimulant-Free Fat Burners

Stimulants are only a part of the formula.

There are not required to burn fat and increase thermogenesis.

There could be many reasons why you may opt for stim-free, including maybe you're already taking enough stimulants (from your pre workout or other sources like coffee).

There is also a fat burner is caffeine-free but contains other stimulants.

The stim-free fat burners we'll list below will work in different ways.

For each product, we'll go in detail on how they'll work...

Features:

  • 700mg Dihydromyricetin
  • 600mg Trans-Tiliroside
  • 500mg Carnosic
  • 300mg Orthosiphon Stamineus
  • 150mg Olive Leaf Extract
  • 125mg Lutein
  • 200mg Oleoylethanolamide

Fat burners traditionally contain lots of stimulants to make you sweat, but Olympus Labs has created something much more with Assass1nate.

This innovative formula works in 3 simple steps…

First, by including generous doses of Dihydromyricetin, Carnosic and Trans-Tiliroside, it acts as a thermogenic to ramp up your core body temperature and burn fat, literally. 

These 3 ingredients have interesting benefits, especially Trans-Tiliroside as it is a glucose disposal agent, preventing fat from being stored and allows the body to use glucose for muscular energy via AMPk.

Secondly, by including Olive Leaf and Lutein, it acts as a nutrient partitioner to prevent excess carbohydrates from being stored as fat.

You can eat your carbs again!

The fact you can eat more carbs means more workout energy and more mental awareness.

Finally, with the addition of Oleoylethanolamide, it’s acts as an effective appetite suppressant, so it will stop those cravings, so you don’t over-eat.

Assass1nate promotes fat loss through various angles, including appetite suppression and carb blocking, without using a single stimulant.

This fat burner is the best to use if you’re currently going through a stim-break or want to stack it with your current pre workout.

Pros

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    Stim-Free for those that are sensitive to stimulants
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    Good appetite suppression
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    Lets you eat those carbs!
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    Increases thermogenesis
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    30 servings

Cons

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    May need to be stacked for maximum effects (pre workouts or another fat burner)

Features:

  • 200mg Hemerocallis Fulva
  • 50mg Coleus Forskohlii

Forksolin supplements usually use are very weak extracts, but with this being at 95%, the popular extract should be much more potent.

They've taken two key ingredients from their Shift fat burner and packed it into this one.

You've probably seen Forskolin and may have even tried it.

It's getting more popular as it is seen as one of the best non-stimulant fat burners out there.

This also has Hemerocallis, more commonly known as Orange Day Lily, a fairly new ingredient that performs almost as well as Forskolin but isn't as effective.

Being a non-stimulant fat burner, you'd probably be wondering if this is any good.

PEScience is known for putting out quality products with proven formula's, so yes you should try this.

Most non-stim fat burners would not work as well as PES's Forskolin 95% here.

Plus this is easily stackable so if you're already taking a pre workout, this would be the perfect product to stack it with.

Budget Fat Burners

Features:

  • 6 fully dosed, research-backed ingredients
  • 200mg caffeine
  • 1.5g of acetyl-L-carnitine
  • 50mg capsimax
  • 20mg synephrine (Advantra-Z)

It comes to no surprise that Stoppani's supplement has hit another top 10 list.

Shred Jym is not only simple but it is dosed so each ingredient provides maximum fat burning benefits.

It's different than most fat burners as it has the full recommended dose of Acetyl-L-Carnitine (1.5g!) and 200mg of caffeine.

At first glance you may feel the blend is a bit on the short side, but it makes up for it by using full recommended dosages of ingredients.

Compared to Drop Factor by MTS, Shred Jym uses less synephrine and red pepper extract but compensates by using a massive dose of green tea and ALCAR.

Pros

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    Mega dose of acetyl-l-carnitine
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    6 fully dosed and research backed ingredients
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    Increased thermogenesis
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    Reputable founder (Jim)
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    High quality ingredients

Cons

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    Minimal mood support
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    Daily dosing of 2-3 servings
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    Sub-par appetite suppressant

Features:

  • 400mg green coffee blend
  • 290mg caffeine
  • 100mg coleus forskholii
  • And much more...

MuscleTech has taken a super popular fat burner and remade it into something better than the first.

What we thought was impossible was achievable for MuscleTech and they never fail to impress.

Now this fat burner is more of a stim-bomb than anything else but they know that and that's what their consumers want.

So they are supplying the demand.

Compared to their Hydroxyelite Elite version, this uses much more green coffee extract and more stimulants.

If you take 2 pills a day, then you're taking 580mg of caffeine, so eliminate all sources of caffeine while taking this unless you don't care about sleep.

Features:

  • 20% pure Forskolin
  • Added chromium for blood sugar control
  • Affordable
  • 30 day serving

Forksolin is one of the more popular fat burning ingredients.

It's known to be a very effective non-stimulant burner because of it's ability to reduce fat, while maintaining or even increasing muscle mass.

Forksolin works by increasing cAMP levels, which stimulates the same mitochondrial enyzmes used during exercise. 

This will increase muscle protein synthesis, so you'll continuously remain in a anabolic state even if you're dieting.

Pros

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    Increased protein synthesis
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    Reduces fat
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    Helps maintain or even increase muscle mass

Cons

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    Increased cAMP may lead to slight nausea

Fat Burning Pre Workouts


Features:

  • 65mg DMAA
  • 300mg caffeine
  • Nitrates for pump
  • Forskolin for fat burning

Mesomorph on it's own isn't going to be a great fat burner but stack with Forskolin, it'll turn you into a fat burning machine.

Mesomorph is packed with nitrates, endurance boosting ingredients.

Not only that but it also has Naringin, a fat burning compound that can be found in grapefruits.

It's also got 65mg DMAA, 300mg caffeine and theobromine to smooth out the stimulant effects.

So forget being in a bad, lethargic mood while trying to drop fat, you'll have some great mood and physical support with Mesomorph.

Forskolin on the other hand has been shown to increase testosterone levels, lipolysis and decrease blood pressure.

So as you can see, this stack will help you keep aggressive, pumped and moving like a machine while dropping fat.

Pros

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    Strong DMAA and caffeine dosage
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    Supports mood and focus
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    Nitrates for pumps
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    Decreases body fat levels while supporting testosterone levels

Cons

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    Not really budget friendly (Forskolin on it's own can bring great results though)

Features:

  • 4g L-Citrulline Malate
  • 1.6g Beta-Alanine
  • 1g L-Tyrosine
  • 500mg Taurine
  • 280mg Caffeine Anhydrous
  • 50g Infinergy DiCaffeine Malate
  • PEA
  • Cocobuterol
  • Theobroma
  • Methyliberine (40% Dynamine)
  • TeaCrine

Team 6 Supplements is a relatively new company and they have created a very unique product with Stimulant 1.

It is the first we’ve seen with Dynamine, a brand new, harder hitting stimulant that might make headlines for a great stimulant in 2018.

Stim-1 can be used as a pre-workout, fat burner and nootropic all rolled up into one powdered formula.

You can expect increased energy, more focus and euphoric feelings with the exclusive stim “matrix” that includes PEA for cognitive enhancement, Theacrine and Dynamine, which is unique to this company and considered to be an advanced stimulant.

Add in two forms of caffeine and you have a very stim heavy formula!

In fact the company calls this product a return to the “glory days” of stim based fat burners

This is a good looking formula but has one drawback - it relies on a prop blend for the ingredients that carry the product.

Stimulant 1, then, is a stim-loaded pre-workout that brings a potent nootropic aspect to the table along with intense energy and fat burning power.

Pros

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    Heavy duty Energy
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    Increases Focus
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    Induces euphoria
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    Cognitive enhancement

Cons

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    Prop blend
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    Only 25 servings

Features:

  • 6g citrulline malate
  • 2.5g BetaPure (betaine anhydrous)
  • 2g BCAA
  • 600mg N-Acetyl L-Tyrosine
  • And More...

PreSeries Lean features a solid blend that'll help increase fat burning while keeping your energized all day long.

It starts with Zinc and a couple of other much needed minerals that are generally depleted from intense exercise.

It helps with endurance and pumps as it has 6 grams of citrulline malate, and BCAA's to spare and maintain muscle mass.

Betaine anhydrous and beta alanine is included to increase power output while preventing ammonia build up (the burn).

The main ingredient under the spotlight here is Guggulsterones, which has many benefits.

One main reason it's included here is because it helps reduce fat deposits.

And then we get into the stimulants.

On top of caffeine, synephrine and hordenine, you surely won't have any anxiety and nervousness thanks to the big hefty 360mg dose of l-theanine.

This is a great fat burner for women as well since it is light and is mainly for focus and performance.

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Pros

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    Minerals for complete health support
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    Big dose of citrulline malate
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    BCAA's and beta alanine for endurance
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    Transparent label without artificial flavoring or additives
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    No creatine
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    Supports mood and focus
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    21 active ingredients

Cons

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    Limited availability

Euphoric Fat Burners for Mood Support

Now most of the fat burners in this guide will have you feeling good to some degree.

Caffeine on it's own will give you an uplift, it's no secret, but these fat burners below have got more than caffeine and provide a much more intense uplift to your mood (PEA-variations, special ingredients etc.).

Features:

  • 250mg Lean Green Green Tea
  • 250mg P2 Oolong Tea
  • 200mg Caffeine USP
  • 150mg PEA (phenylethylamine)
  • 150mg Isobutyryl Thiamine Disulfide
  • 125mg Raspberry Ketones

Note: Scorch is only available in the UK at the moment so if you live in the region then this is worth trying.

This fat burner is great that’ll help you shred and lose weight.

It contains a lot of thermogenic compounds but it could use more ingredients such as Yohimbe and a few others that’ll make you more energized and further help you shred.

Overall it’s a cheap fat burner that’ll enhance mood, decrease appetite and increase energy (a little bit).

If you’re just starting out with fat burners and haven’t tried anything or you’re on a budget, you’ll enjoy Scorch.

Pros

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    Cheap and lots of servings (168!)
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    Increases thermogenesis
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    Fully disclosed label

Cons

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    Limited availability
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    Could use more stimulants

Features:

  • Erythopalum Scandens (mood enhancer)
  • Hordenine
  • Caffeine
  • Heilong Chinese Black Tea
  • Green Tea
  • Advantra-Z

Dexamine packs 5 solid ingredients that'll have you stimulated all day long.

Since there are a few stimulants here, you'd probably expect there has to be some kind of a hard crash right?

Absolutely wrong.

Giant Sports has found a way to keep the energy going, making it lasting and smooth for a longer period of time.

You'll also feel a mood-boost thanks to the various PEA ingredients that are included in here.

Features:

  • Ashwagandha
  • Olive leaf extract
  • Forskolin
  • Yohimbe
  • Higenamine
  • 100mg caffeine

Since the popular hit of OxyELITE, you'd have to wonder if their latest fat burner is any good.

Right off the top you can see it's got some fat burning ingredients, but the energy may be medicore.

But for mood and a bit of fat burning, EpiBURN does the job perfectly well.

Not only has it got a great blend of stimulants, yohimbe, caffeine and higenamine, but it also has forskolin which has been proven to decrease body fat while increasing testosterone.

EpiBurn PRO is one to try many times over...

Pros

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    Nice mix of ingredients
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    Disclosed caffeine content
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    Decent mood support 

Cons

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    Prop blend

Features:

  • 900mg St. Johns wort extract
  • 400mg olive leaf extract
  • 300mg caffeine
  • 243.5mg of 3 stims (Eria jarensis extract and more)
  • 200mg sesamol
  • And much more...

If you want a fat burner that doesn't only boost mood, but increases focus, thermogenesis and energy, then you'll love IGNIT3.

This fat burner is jam packed with ingredients that'll suppress your appetite and help you shed away fat all day long.

Maximum dosing is at 5 pills, but you never need more than 2 to really hit the sweet spot.

This will put you in a great mood, thanks to eria jarensis, which has N-phenthyl dimethylamine.

This ingredient will shoot your mood up and have you feeling great.

You can see why we have this on our top 10 list and all over this guide.

Best Appetite Suppresants

You can't expect to lose weight without adjusting your diet.

It's basic knowledge that you need to eat a bit less than you burn in order to lose weight.

But the problem is, our appetite can sometimes get the best of us and make us feel continuously hungry and this gets worse if you are reducing your calorie intake.

So, there are products that can help reduce your appetite but you still can't expect a quick fix without doing a bit of work yourself.

Increase Your Protein and Fiber Intake

If you increase your protein intake, you'll feel more satisifed for a longer period of time.

And by eating more fiber, your appetite will be reduced as well.

The Super Strong Appetite Supressants

If you've never taken a fat burner before, we highly recommend that you skip ahead as this stuff is only for the advanced users.

Features:

  • 225mg Caffeine Anhydrous
  • 75mg 1,3 Dimethylamylamine
  • 50mg Thermo-V (Stearoyl Vannilylamide, Zingerone, Capsaicin)
  • 30mg Bitter Orange Extract (30%)
  • 5mg Vinpocentine
  • 1.25mg Yohimbine HCI
  • 200mcg Huperzine A (Huperzia Serrata)
  • 3,5 Diiodo-L-Thyronine

Exo 13 is Prime Nutrition’s flagship fat burner and it’s as hardcore as it can get.

Containing all the hard hitters like DMAA, Eria Jarensis, Bitter Orange and much more, Exo 13 has everything to get you in the zone and into a fat burning machine.

With its formula complete disclosed, you’re not in for any surprises unlike most fat burners.

While it does look like it contains a low moderate dose of caffeine, it’s actually fairly high when you’re looking at everything else that’s in here.

Nootropics and Focus

Focus kicks in with the unique blend of nootropics like vinpocetine, huperzine and mucuna pruriens.

These 3 ingredients are not only going to help enhance brain functions but it’ll also increase motivation and mood.

While you’ll be at the top of your mental game, the benefits are only increased when they are combined with stimulants like caffeine, DMAA and Eria Jarenesis.

More Than Just a DMAA-Based Thermogenic

We’re used to seeing DMAA, caffeine and all kinds of stimulants packed into a formula but here we have much more.

Exo 13 not only has a 2nd hard-hitting PEA-based ingredient, Eria Jarensis, but it also has bitter orange, yohimbine HCl, and 3,5 diiodo-l-thyronine.

It also contains a unique patented combination “Thermo-V” which consists of Stearoyl, Vannilylamide, Zingerone and Capsaicin.

All in all, you’ll not only be sweating buckets but you’ll also feel a constant flow of energy and focus that’ll last throughout your intense workouts.

Pros

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    Simple dosing (1 pill / day is enough for most people).
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    Uses hard hitting stimulants like DMAA with mood / motivating ingredients (Eria Jarensis).
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    Suppresses appetite all day long.

Cons

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    Can't be taken within 6-8 hours of sleep.
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    1 pill serving makes it difficult to adjust dosing.

Features:

  • 600mg naringin
  • 250mg caffeine
  • 250mg citicoline
  • 50mg forksolin
  • And much more...

Formula 56 looks like a simple formula.

It can easily be passed for an average fat burner.

But the fact is that it's much more than what you see.

In fact, this is one of the only fat burners that has so much naringin (a compound found in grapefruits).

Naringin is a well studied polyphenol that increases energy by inhibiting PDE (phosphodiesterase) enyzmes.

PDE is a naturally occurring energy inhibitor so really, you end up with a much higher metabolic rate as you'll have more energy.

This is one of the best 'natural' fat burners since it does not rely heavily on stimulants, but rather on natural extracts such as naringin.

Pros

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    Long lasting and clean energy
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    Strong appetite suppression
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    Decent focus
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    Well structured and thought out formula
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    High quality ingredients

Cons

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    Moderate amount of stims

Features:

  • 900mg St. Johns wort extract
  • 400mg olive leaf extract
  • 300mg caffeine
  • 243.5mg of 3 stims (Eria jarensis extract and more)
  • 200mg sesamol
  • And much more...

While a diet may have you feeling like crap, Ignite will put you in a fantastic mood with the help of its custom stimulant Eria Jarensis, as it has a wide variety of PEA variants.

You'll find that you won't even need to take more than 2 capsules at a time as that is the sweet spot for most people.

Ignit3 is not only great for energy, focus, increasing thermogenesis and suppressing appetite, it's made to have you feel at the top of your game as it contains St. John's Wort (a powerful ingredient used to treat depression!).

Features:

  • DMAA
  • 250mg garcinia cambogia extract
  • 100mg caffeine
  • Upgraded copycat of OxyELITE

If you miss OxyElite then you will love this fat burner...

Hydroxyelite is the new and improved version of OxyElite.

It packs a hefty 250mg dose of Garcinia Combogia extract, DMAA and a moderate dose of caffeine (100mg) but don't let that fool you as it delivers tons of energy and makes you sweat buckets.

Top Powder-Based Fat Burners

If you prefer powdered versions of fat burners, then you're in the right place.

You won't only find fat burners here but you'll find the best of the best so grab a bucket because you'll be sweating tons after taking one of these...

Features:

  • 3g of stimulants and mental support
  • Stronger than most fat burners
  • HICA to preserve muscle mass
  • Increases motivation

This here is one of the most popular fat burners today, and for good reason too.

It doesn't just have caffeine and a bunch of random stims.

It's properly formulated and well thought out.

(Though it's discontinued, it's still available to buy)

In addition to caffeine, it's also got PES's own patent extract of Yohimbe as well as Higenamine.

It's selling point isn't only to shred away fat but to keep you anabolic and help you maintain your muscle mass with HICA (metabolite of leucine).

With choline bitartrate you'll experience some great focus.

So no matter how intense your workouts are, with HICA to keep muscles spared and choline to increase mental function, you'll no doubt be able to shred away fat while keeping your performance at 110%.

While they did reformulate this for the worse, you'll still be able to find this stronger version, easily.

Pros

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    Strong blend of stimulants
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    84 servings
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    Increases energy and thermogenesis
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    Tolerance build up is unlikely to happen
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    No crash

Cons

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    PES downgraded formula (But this is still relatively easy to find. Avoid the bottle that says 244g)

Features:

  • 160mg caffeine
  • 150mg N-Acetyl-L-Tyrosine
  • 253mg ThermoSculpting blend

Cellucor has done it again.

With C4 being a popular pre workout, their fat burner is equally as good.

It combines nootropics with a bunch of thermogenesis-inducing ingredients to keep you sweating all day long.

It suggests taking 1-2 servings so at the maximum serving, you'll get more than enough stimulants.

You'll probably find 1.5 scoops to be an ideal serving.

All their flavors are fantastic, just as it is with their C4 pre workout.

Their pill version is good but it had a couple issues as if you took 2 servings then that would mean 320mg of caffeine and at that rate, you'd finish it well before 30 days.

The powdered version solves all of that as you can adjust the servings with the scoop.

There is 4g of carbs but don't panic, as it's from a polydextrose fiber.

It works well as a sweetener and it suppresses appetite quite well.

Features:

  • 150mg green coffee extract
  • 500mg L-Carnitine L-Tartrate
  • Higenamine
  • And much more...

With Diablo, you will literally feel like you're torching off fat.

It's a serious fat burner and it doesn't even use any form of Yohimbe.

While it does keep everything hidden in a prop blend, Diablo is a strong fat burner that will not leave you disappointed.

If we had to guess though, there has to be around 150mg of caffeine in here.

Features:

  • 1.6g Beta-Alanine
  • 357mg MCT Powder
  • 300mg KSM-66 Ashwagandha Extract
  • 250mg Natural Caffeine (from Coffea Arabica)
  • 150mg Cognizin Citicoline
  • 100mg Yerba Mate Powder
  • 75mg TeaCrine Theacrine
  • 50mg CapsiMax Capsicum
  • 5mg BioPerine Black Pepper Fruit

ThermoPre by RAW-Synergies is a 100% natural thermogenic pre-workout that features high quality trademarked ingredients and full disclosure labeling.

While it’s not a heavy stim formula, ThermoPre was formulated by a Doctor of Pharmacy and it shows.

The formula features natural caffeine from 2 sources - the Coffea plant and Yerba Mate, and it’s heavy on focus with Cognizin and TeaCrine.

For workout endurance, you have the popular Beta-Alanine.

The addition of KSM-66 for stress control and mood enhancement, along with CapsiMax for thermogenesis, makes ThermoPre a well-rounded pre-workout that can get you through your workouts and help you burn fat.

Pros

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    100% natural
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    Increased energy
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    More focus
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    Good mood enhancement
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    Full Disclosure labeling

Cons

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    Not the best taste
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    Hard to find
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    A little pricey at only 24 servings
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    May cause nausea due to CapsiMax

Features:

  • 1000mg Acetyl-L-Carnitine
  • 500mg L-Tyrosine
  • 300mg Caffeine
  • 100mg Coleus Forskohlii
  • 150mg Rhodiola Rosea
  • 80mg Juglans Regia Extract