The award-winning probiotic revolution in sports nutrition

Ingredient of the Year

Probiotics have been in the spotlight for years for their beneficial effects on digestive health, but recently, scientists have unlocked even more ways probiotics impact health.


Today, science has connected their benefits with athletic performance, creating a new opportunity for brands to innovate in sports nutrition. Those benefits have been captured in a new, clinically proven award-winning probiotic strain—TWK10® sports probiotic.


TWK10® sports probiotic is an innovative form of the probiotic strain L. plantarum and is the first probiotic clinically proven to increase exercise endurance by up to 75% in athletes of all levels.1


For improving body composition, reducing exercise fatigue, and enhancing exercise endurance the scientific evidence is overwhelming—nothing comes close to matching TWK10® sports probiotic.1


Unlike other sports nutrition ingredients, TWK10® sports probiotic provides its benefits in a small 100 mg dose that is originally sourced from Taiwanese kimchi. 

Gut Health

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How does TWK10® sports probiotic improve performance?

TWK10® sports probiotic promotes peak performance in athletes of all levels by supporting the body's natural production of energy through a process called glycolysis.1


The increased release of available glucose via glycolysis during exercise fuels the production of adenosine triphosphate, or ATP, the body's natural source of energy. More ATP during exercise means athletes can go farther and push harder.


TWK10® sports probiotic delivers real science, and real results

The benefits and science of TWK10® sports probiotic are second to none—it is the only probiotic clinically proven to improve athletic endurance by up to 75%.


Backed by randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, human trials, TWK10® sports probiotic is proven to increase beneficial gut microbiota and deliver proven athletic performance benefits. TWK10® sports probiotic was the clear winner in human clinical trials with participants showing up to 75% more endurance compared to baseline.  

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Big athletic impact,

small dose

TWK10® sports probiotic delivers proven, clean energy. It’s vegan, naturally sourced from food, plant-based, non-GMO, and self-affirmed GRAS. It also packs its powerful performance punch in one small dose. This small dose of 100 mg achieves proven effects, compared to the large dose of 3.2 g required for efficacy from other endurance enhancing supplements.1


Smaller dose requirements allow for flexibility in delivery methods and allow for a wide range of applications.  

Small Capsule



Deliver the 1,2,3 punch to your consumers


Increase exercise endurance

up to 75%.


Support non-stimulant energy to give athletes the edge without the edginess.


Deliver peak athletic performance in a small dose that is food-based and naturally sourced.


1Huang et al. (2018). Effect of Lactobacillus Plantarum TWK10 on Improving Endurance Performance in Humans. Chin. J. Physiol; 61(3), 163. doi: 10.4077/CJP.2018.BAH587​


Huang et al. (2019). Effect of Lactobacillus plantarum TWK10 on Exercise Physiological Adaptation, Performance, and Body Composition in Healthy Humans. Nutrients, 11(11), 2836. doi: 10.3390/nu11112836.​

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