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Five alternative uses for whey protein

Five alternative uses for whey protein

Posted on by Ben Coomber & Tom Bainbridge

Whey protein is probably the most common sports supplement on the market, although technically it’s classed as a food because whey, itself, is a single ingredient foodstuff. Whey is created during the processing of milk in the making of cheese. Enzymes are added to milk which cause it to separate, r…

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Optimising a plant based diet

Optimising a plant based diet

Posted on by Ben Coomber & Tom Bainbridge

First of all, let us just clarify what we mean by ‘plant based’. Any diet that places an emphasis on vegetables, fruits and wholegrains is plant based. So, it is possible to eat meat and still consider your diet to be plant based. In fact, if you follow the advice usually given out by Awesome Supple…

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12 capsules, are you mad, why?

12 capsules, are you mad, why?

Posted on by Ben Coomber & Tom Bainbridge

“WHAT, 12 capsules a day, WTF, why?” This is the reaction we often get when someone talks to us about our #1 selling product Awesome Daily Dose. And it's 100% a legit question, why an earth would you have to take 12 capsules?  ​​​​​​​And this is where we need to outline some context.  See, befor…

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Recipes to make with Awesome Performance Blend

Recipes to make with Awesome Performance Blend

Posted on by Ben Coomber & Tom Bainbridge

Firstly, what is Awesome Performance Blend? It’s a powerful combination of Creatine Monohydrate and Beta Alanine mixed with lemon flavouring to make an AWESOME drink so you can sip it during the day, avoiding those annoying beta alanine tingles.  It’s honestly the first step supplement for any gym…

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Training legs 3 times per week: Food, Training & Supplements

Training legs 3 times per week: Food, Training & Supplements

Posted on by Ben Coomber & Tom Bainbridge

It’s my off season from rugby, which means one thing, GAINZ. There is a short window of 3-4 months in a rugby calendar which affords you the time to get stuck into the gym, work hard, and build on whatever area it is you want to build upon. For me, this summer, it’s muscle. One goal, not strength,…

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How much caffeine should you take before exercise?

How much caffeine should you take before exercise?

Posted on by Ben Coomber & Tom Bainbridge

When it comes to ergogenic aids for exercise performance caffeine is one of the most common and most effective supplements on the market. Used for years by runners, cyclists and power lifters for its beneficial stimulant properties and one of the supplements on the ISSN list of recommended ergogenic…

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The benefits of BCAAs

The benefits of BCAAs

Posted on by Ben Coomber & Tom Bainbridge

Branch chain amino acids (BCAAs) are one of the most common sports supplements, often used alongside whey protein, creatine and beta alanine. We all know that one gym bro who’s bag rattles like a snake on the banks of the Mississippi, he’ll happily tell you all the supplements he takes and what you …

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What are the benefits of whey protein

What are the benefits of whey protein

Posted on by Ben Coomber & Tom Bainbridge

This may seem a little obvious but bear with us here, there may be some stuff that you haven’t thought about. I mean, obviously, whey protein powder gives you protein, with a complete amino acid profile and turns you into a big shredded genetic freak, right? Or, is it that whey protein is a poorly a…

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