Muscletech’s Hydroxycut Hardcore series of supplements has long been considered as one of the best capsule-based fat burners on the market. Simple, effective and strong, the series focused on convenience, energy support and appetite suppression. Their two most popular versions of this product in Australia are the Hydroxycut Hardcore Elite and the Next Gen versions.
Hydroxycut Hardcore Elite vs Next Gen Ingredients
Both the supplements are quite similar, but they do contain a few key differences. Let's take a look at the different ingredients in each supplement along with their doses.
The most current version of Hydroxycut Elite seems to be the higher-stimulant option of the two with 270mg of caffeine anhydrous per serve (2 caps). The Next Gen options contains caffeine as different sources with only 25mg of which being its anhydrous form.
Hydroxycut Hardcore Elite vs Next Gen Dosing
Comparing the two supplements, you can see that each serve of Hydroxycut Elite contains slightly more caffeine than the Next Gen. What’s contained in the Next Gen though is still significant and equates to about 2 and a half cups of coffee. Both of the supplements differing ingredients though could use with a boost in dosage, however, taking the full serve of 4 capsules daily will be helpful.
One positive highlight is that Muscletech are willing to continue with transparent dosing, which makes it easier to compare and analyse the amount of active ingredients. Overall though, you’re definitely getting enough of the stimulants, but probably need a double serve of each of the supplements if you’re used to fat burners.
Hydroxycut Hardcore Elite vs Next Gen Effectiveness
Both the supplements still offer strong energy boosts, appetite suppression and thermogenesis. You’re going to find that your motivation and alertness throughout the day is going to be strong with both supplements, but perhaps a little more so with the Elite, thanks to its added green tea and more potent stimulant profile. Both supplements offer a good boost to overall metabolism, however Elite just edges out the Elite when it comes to the focus and attention side of things.
Hydroxycut Hardcore Elite vs Next Gen Taste, Flavour & Mixability
Both supplements come in capsule form with the exact same serving recommendation of going from 1 capsule initially to 2 capsules/day over the course of a week. If you find that you’re sensitive to stimulants, it might be useful to have the supplements with some food.
Hydroxycut Hardcore Elite vs Next Gen Winner
This wasn’t easy to pick, however the Hydroxycut Harcore Elite just came out on top thanks to the more potent ingredients. While both offer excellent appetite suppression, boosted metabolism, attention and focus, Elite’s added ingredients offer some further mood elevation and also helps to support recovery. It’s unsure as to whether.
Overall Winner: Muscletech Hydroxycut Hardcore Elite
Although we try to be as objective as possible, we understand that opinions can vary between individuals. As such, the results of this comparison may not be agreed upon by everyone and should only be used as a guide.