Protein Powder Review

SCI-MX Nutrition ULTRA WHEY Protein Powder Review

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Place to buy for UK customers: Amazon.co.uk

Place to buy for US customers: Amazon.com

My rating: 9/10

I’ve used this product for about a year now and have tried all three flavours. I’ve found a whey protein powder that works for me and here’s why.

About the product

  • High quality whey protein contributes to the growth and maintenance of quality muscle mass
  • Amino acids perfect for faster muscle growth
  •  Glutamine for optimum muscle repair
  • This product provides the best forms of Whey protein for anyone who is engaged in intense weight training.

The Benefits

It’s high in protein and low in carbohydrates, a factor in my perfect lean muscle building formula. Contain L-leucine, one of the most important amino acids used for muscle building. Furthermore, it contains l-valine and L-isoleucine, which are also important amino acids for muscle growth.

All three are essential in muscle repair and growth. These can all be found in meats, fish and dairy products for example, but because they must be gained through diet, it is useful to supplement them too.

It has a high proportion of protein and lower in carbs, so I usually have one shake per day, and occasionally I skip a day because my diet gives me enough protein. The product lasts me over a month and I have stretched it to 2 months before by having half servings sometimes, which still have nearly 20g of protein!

Strawberry is best. I’m not usually a fan of strawberry flavour in general. However, compared to other shakes it tastes great! The other flavours can be a bit sickly but are also nice, so if you don’t like strawberry, there is a good alternative.

The Drawbacks

It contains lactose, therefore is unsuitable for people who are lactose intolerant. Furthermore, it doesn’t have the same benefit if mixed only with milk. I sometimes mix with half milk and half water, but mixing with water alone has had the most noticeable benefit to my energy levels and also my recovery time.

The product recipe has also been changed and has less protein than it did in the past, however 74g of protein per 100g and 33g of protein per serving is still very high!

 

SCI-MX Nutrition PRO V-GAIN Protein Powder

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Place to buy for UK buyers: Amazon.co.uk

Place to buy for US buyers: Amazon.com

My rating: 9/10

About the product

  •  A blend of rice, soy and pea proteins ideal for non-dairy, gluten free and vegan diets
  • This product has a high protein content which contributes to the growth and maintenance of muscle mass
  • This product and other plant-based proteins include a higher concentration of BCAAs (important amino acids), L-arginine and L-glycine than whey, milk or egg proteins
  • There is vitamin B6, B12 and magnesium in each serving to help reduce tiredness and fatigue after workout
  • It contains Zinc and magnesium which contribute to protein synthesis ensuring bigger gains

The Comparison

The main difference is that this is suitable for vegans and suitable for people who are lactose intolerant, so you can still enjoy the benefits of a protein powder without the cramps and nausea faced when lactose intolerant etc.

Also, this product contains great levels of B6, B12 and magnesium and similar levels of low carbs high protein mix. Vitamin B6 and B12 are useful for giving the body energy and must be gained through our diet, so you can tick that off! This is another perfect option to build lean muscle. It is made up of plant based proteins as opposed to the glutamine that is in the Ultra whey. This can make it easier to digest which is great if you have a busy day and really don’t want to be bloated!

 

Conclusion

Why buy either of these products?

From experience, both have helped me build lean muscle whilst getting a bigger and better shape. Both last a long time if taken once a day and taste pretty good. Both will give you the same benefit of good value for money and good results. The only real difference is if you are lactose intolerant then the second product is more suitable for you! With that in mind, could you please like and share this post on your social accounts and follow mine which are linked below?

Could you take a look at some of my other fitness reviews too? They can be found here. Hope this helped, give these products a try!

Also, leave a comment below with any questions you may have and I’ll get back to you.

Nick

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