The bigger picture of whey: Whey protein isolates are 90% pure protein by weight. They are the purest and most expensive form of why protein that exists. That's why they are the first ingredients you read on the label. By using whey protein isolates as our primary protein source, we're able to pack 24 grams of the purest, muscle building protein per serving, and a lot less of the fat, cholesterol, lactose and other stuff that you can do without. There's no question this is the standard by which other whey proteins are measured.
An exclusive blend of:
- Microfiltered whey protein isolates
- Ion-exchanged whey protein isolates
- Ultrafiltered whey protein concentrate
- Hydrowhey hydrolyzed whey peptides
Beyond the basics:
- Contains lactase and aminogen digestive enzymes to enhance utilization
- Microfractions including alpha-lactalbumin, glycomacropeptides, beta-lactoglobulin, immunoglobulin G (IgG), lactoferrin, lactoperoxidase and various growth factors
- Over 4 grams of glutamine and glutamine precursors
- More than 5 grams of BCAAs (leucine, isoleucine and valine
Typical amino acid profile (milligrams per serving): Essential amino acids (EAA's): Tryptophan 405, valine 1422, threonine 1654, isoleucine 1573, leucine 2531, lysine 2233, phenylalanine 748, methionine 492. Conditionally essential amino acids (CAA's): Arginine 505, cystine 494, tyrosine 703, histidine 423, proline 1509, glutamine and precursors 4082. Nonessential amino acids (NAA's): Aspartic acid 2508, serine 1126, glycine 412, alanine 1180.
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Spoon Stirred: 100% Whey Gold Standard is instantized. That means if you forgot your shaker cup or don't have time to get out the blender, you can just add 1 rounded scoop of 100% Whey Gold Standard to a glass filled with 6-8 oz. of water, nonfat milk, or your favorite beverage. Then mix it up with a spoon. Stir for about 20 seconds or until powder is completely dissolved.
Shaker: Bringing a shaker cup with you to the gym is the best way to get a powerful dose of protein immediately after your workout. Just add one rounded scoop of 100% Whey Gold Standard to your shaker cup and then pour in 6-8 oz. of your preferred beverage. Cover and shake for 25-30 seconds. Tip: Mixing one scoop with 6-8 fl. oz. of nonfat milk instead of water will give you a thicker, creamier shake.
Blender: Add one rounded scoop of 100% Whey Gold Standard to a blender filled with 6-8 fl. oz. of water, nonfat milk, or your favorite beverage. Blend for 23-30 seconds. Then add 1 or 2 ice cubes and blend for an additional 30 seconds. Shake up your shake: By adding a few high-energy ingredients to your shake you can blend up a delicious meal: try adding try adding fresh or frozen fruits (strawberries, bananas, etc.), peanut butter, flaxseed oil, unflavored yogurt, coconut, slivered almonds, or other ingredients. Stack Your Shake: By adding other supplements, including creatine, glutamine, taurine (e.g. CGT10), and/or BCAA powders you can make 100% Whey Gold Standard an even more powerful post-workout recovery product.
Suggested use: Consume approximately 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight per day through a combination of high protein foods and protein supplements. For best results, consume your daily protein allotment over several small meals spread evenly throughout the day.
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