preLIFT is a pre-workout supplement manufactured by Rule 1. It ranks 359 out of 1199 pre-workout supplements and earned an overall thumbs-up recommendation based on seven factors including nutrition label transparency, ingredients, dosing, claims, research rating, and ranking.


preLIFT earned a thumbs-up recommendation. This recommendation is based on the criteria listed below. To earn an overall thumbs-up recommendation, a product must earn a thumbs-up in at least four of the seven areas below. Click on a graded area for an in-depth analysis.

Graded Area Thumb Up or Down
Effectiveness Rating
Ingredient Dosing
Research Rating
Nutrition Label Transparency
Ranking Within Category
Overall Recommendation

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Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Ranking Within Category
  4. Summary

preLIFT Simple Report

  • Product Name: preLIFT
  • Manufacturer: Rule 1
  • Manufacturer Website: Rule 1's Homepage
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  • Supplement Category: Pre-Workout Supplements
  • Serving Size: 1 scoop (14g)
  • Effectiveness Rating: 1.96 out of 3
  • Number of Ingredients: 17
  • Research Rating: 28 (above 60 indicates sufficient research)
  • Nutrition Label Transparency Score: 100%
  • Ranking within Pre-Workout Supplements: 359 out of 1,199 (top third within category)
  • Ranking within all Supplement Products: 1,203 out of 3,818 (top third of all products)

preLIFT Detailed Report

The detailed report provides an in-depth analysis of the product's rating. In addition to showing ratings for each area, this report also provides the required criteria for a thumbs-up in each section.

Effectiveness Rating

preLIFT earned a thumbs-up in this category because its effectiveness rating is 1.96. A product's effectiveness rating must be at least 1.5 to receive a thumbs-up in this area. This effectiveness rating means preLIFT is made up of a mix of both high and low-quality ingredients and may lead to some positive results.

This category illustrates how well a product works based on what the research says about its ingredients. Researchers conduct studies on supplement ingredients to gauge effectiveness. The database grades products on how effective their ingredients are. The effectiveness rating of supplement products is evaluated on a 3 point scale: 3.0 is the most effective, 1.0 is the least effective.


preLIFT earned a thumbs-down in this category because it contains 0% extremely and/or moderately effective ingredients. A product must contain at least 75% extremely and/or moderately effective ingredients to receive a thumbs-up in this area.

This category rates a product's ingredient makeup. A product should contain mostly extremely and/or moderately effective ingredients with little or no ineffective ones. The database categorizes ingredients as extremely, moderately, or ineffective based on conclusions from research articles.

preLIFT contains:

  • total ingredients: 17

The following table lists all ingredients found in this product as well as their effectiveness ratings and amounts (if listed).

Ingredient Effectiveness Rating
Potassium 50mg 2.7 out of 3
Huperzine A 50mcg 2.7 out of 3
Beta Alanine 3.2g 2 out of 3
Caffeine 365mg 2 out of 3
Alpha Glycerylphosphorylcholine 200mg 2 out of 3
Sodium 150mg 1.9 out of 3
Taurine 1g 1.9 out of 3
L-Citrulline 6g 1.8 out of 3
Black Pepper Fruit Extract (Piperine) 5mg 1.4 out of 3
Cordyceps Sinensis 75mg 1.2 out of 3
Chloride* not rated
Electrolyte And Mineral Complex* not rated
Lions Mane Mushroom* not rated
S7* not rated
Juniper Berry Extract* not rated
Cocoa Extract* not rated
Senactiv* not rated
Product Effectiveness Rating 1.96

* These ingredients are not included in the Supplement Database.

Note: These ingredients are accurate as of November 18, 2021.

Ingredient Articles

Ingredient Dosing

preLIFT earned a thumbs-down in this category because 25% of its ingredients are dosed within the effective range. Seventy-five (75)% of product's ingredients must be dosed within the effective range to receive a thumbs-up in this area.

This category compares a product's ingredient dosing to effective doses found in research articles and doses used in other products. When researchers study the efficacy of supplement ingredients, they use specific doses. Manufacturers should create products with ingredient doses that fall within established effective ranges.

preLIFT Dosing Compared to Research

This section is a comparison of ingredient doses found in preLIFT to amounts used in research articles. The first column contains the name of the ingredient as well as the amount. The second column contains the range of effective doses for that ingredient. Note: not all ingredients in the database contain dosing information; only ingredients with scientific dosing information are included in this analysis.

A green checkmark is shown if the ingredient amount falls within the effective range.

A down arrow is shown if an ingredient amount is lower than the effective range.

Ingredient & Amount Effective Range
Potassium 0.05g 3g
L-Citrulline 6g 2.4g
Beta Alanine 3.2g 2.4g - 6g
Taurine 1g 6g
Alpha Glycerylphosphorylcholine 0.2g 0.5g - 1g
Cordyceps Sinensis 75mg 333mg
Black Pepper Fruit Extract (Piperine) 5mg 60mg
Huperzine A 50mcg 100mcg - 200mcg

preLIFT Dosing Compared to Other Products

This section is a comparison of ingredient doses found in preLIFT to amounts used in other products. The first column displays the ingredient and amount. The second column displays the average amount of the ingredient found across all products in the database. The final column displays the range found across all products in the database.

An orange up or down arrow is shown if the ingredient amount is higher or lower than the average.

An equal sign is shown if the ingredient amount is equal to the average.

Ingredient & Amount Average Range
Chloride 0.27g 0.3g 0.01g - 8.38g
Sodium 0.15g 0.21g 0g - 45g
Potassium 0.05g 0.13g 0g - 2.01g
L-Citrulline 6g 3.52g 0.01g - 12g
Beta Alanine 3.2g 2.36g 0g - 6.4g
Taurine 1g 1.11g 0.01g - 4.24g
Electrolyte And Mineral Complex 0.5g 0.41g 0g - 1g
Caffeine 365mg 237.13mg 3mg - 700mg
Alpha Glycerylphosphorylcholine 0.2g 0.53g 0g - 62.5g
Lions Mane Mushroom 0.08g 0.42g 0g - 1.5g
Cordyceps Sinensis 0.08g 0.41g 0.03g - 1.6g
S7 50mg 63.56mg 25mg - 500mg
Juniper Berry Extract 50mg 123.13mg 25mg - 250mg
Cocoa Extract 25mg 101.71mg 10mg - 450mg
Senactiv 25mg 45mg 25mg - 50mg
Black Pepper Fruit Extract (Piperine) 0.01g 0.02g 0g - 5g
Huperzine A 0.05mg 2mg 0.01mg - 300mg


preLIFT earned a thumbs-up in this category because 85% of its claims are rated as either extremely or moderately effective. Seventy-five (75)% of a product's claims must be rated as extremely or moderately effective to receive a thumbs-up in this area.

The product’s effectiveness rating is an overall picture of how well a product does or doesn't work. Individual studies research an ingredient's effects on certain claims. For example: does creatine monohydrate increase strength, or does beta alanine improve running performance?

The Supplement Database compiles the conclusions of these studies, and based on a product's ingredient makeup, calculates how well a product does on various claims. The claims below are organized by effectiveness (extremely, moderately, ineffective).

Research Rating

preLIFT earned a thumbs-down in this category because its research rating is 28. A product's research rating must be at least 60 to receive a thumbs-up in this area.

A research rating of 28 means there is an insufficient amount of research on the product's ingredients to ensure its effectiveness rating is valid.

The research rating is a measure of how much research has been conducted on a product's ingredient makeup. Manufacturers often rely on ingredients without adequate research backing. They may do this to compete with other products that are already using poorly researched ingredients. They may also only use a very small amount of cherry-picked research as a poor justification to use certain ingredients.

The amount of research contained in the database on a product's ingredients determines its research rating. Products with higher ratings are made up of thoroughly researched ingredients.

Nutrition Label and Ingredient Transparency

preLIFT earned a thumbs-up in this category because its discloses 100% of its ingredient amounts. A product must disclose all ingredient amounts to receive a thumbs-up in this area.

Nutrition label transparency refers to how many ingredients are listed with amounts on the product label. Many supplement manufacturers hide ingredient amounts under the guise of great-sounding proprietary blends such as "Maximum Muscular Size Enhancer" or "Anabolic Cell Strength Matrix."

When manufacturers use proprietary blends, they can hide ingredient amounts making it difficult for consumers to know whether a product is effective.

preLIFT contains:

  • total ingredients: 17
  • ingredients with amounts listed: 17
  • ingredients without amounts listed: 0
  • percent of ingredient amounts disclosed: 100%

Product Label

The label below was generated from the information contained in the database about the product's ingredients and amounts. Actual product labels may differ in appearance.

preLIFT by Rule 1 Product Label

Ranking Within Category

preLIFT earned a thumbs-up in this category because it ranks 359 out of 1,199 in the category (bottom third). A product must be ranked in the top two-thirds of its category to receive a thumbs-up in this area.

preLIFT ranks 359 out of 1,199 in the Pre-Workout Supplements category and 1,203 out of 3,818 in the entire database. The table below lists comparisons with similarly ranked . Click on a link for an in-depth comparison between the two.

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preLIFT vs Other Rule 1 Pre-Workout Supplements

Manufacturers often create multiple products within the same category. These products are sometimes similar but marketed to different consumers with varying prices. The following table allows you to compare preLIFT against its sister products; products manufactured by Rule 1 within the pre-workout supplements category.

Product Comparison
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Graded Area Reason
Effectiveness Rating rating is greater or equal to the required 1.5
Ingredients less than 75% of ingredients are rated as effective
Ingredient Dosing less than 75% of ingredients are dosed properly
Claims more than 75% of claims are rated as effective
Research Rating research rating is lower than the required 60
Nutrition Label Transparency discloses all ingredient amounts on label
Ranking Within Category ranks in the top two thirds of category
Overall Recommendation received a thumbs up in the majority of areas

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