2:1:1 Recovery by Optimum Nutrition is a high protein high carbohydrate supplement.
It is designed to help you recover after exercise by having a complementary ratio of carbohydrates mixed with quality protein sources in its formula.
That is why it has Recovery in its name I guess!
2:1:1 Recovery has a protein blend that consists of Hydrolysed Whey Protein Isolate, Micellar Casein, and Egg Albumen.
Optimum Nutrition’s 2:1:1 Recovery will give you 35 grams of protein in a 113 gram serve.
The carbohydrate blend was formulated to give your body the carbs it needs fast.
After training you need to recover quickly, so by helping to replenish your glycogen stores quickly this helps your muscle recovery.
The carbohydrate blend contains Glucose Polymers, Fructose, Sucrose, and Waxy Maize Starch.
In the 113 gram serve you get 70 grams of these great carbohydrates.
Here is a bit of information about Optimum Nutrition for you.
Optimum Nutrition or ON as they are called sometimes is an American Protein Supplement Company that is owned by the company Glanbia.
Glanbia is a global nutritional and cheese ingredients group.
The history of ON traces back to 1986 and has gone through many transitions and owners but still strives to provide affordable, distinctive, and premium quality protein products.
All this while keeping up to date with customer needs and market needs at the same time.
Here are some of the key points of 2:1:1 Recovery by ON for you;
- 2 to 1 ratio of Carbs to Protein
- High Carbohydrate formula
- Quick and sustained release protein blend
- Helps replenish muscle glycogen stores
- 35 grams of protein per serve
- Mixes easily
- Good flavours
- Banned substance tested
- Tastes great in water or milk
- Easily digested
- 5 grams of naturally occurring BCAAs
- High Carbohydrate formula
- Supports muscle recovery
- Recovery formula
When to use 2:1:1 Recovery
Similarly to when you use other protein powders, 2:1:1 Recovery by Optimum Nutrition is no different when it comes to making the choice of when to use it.
With 2:1:1 Recovery being a great product to help you recover, the best time to use this protein powder is after you exercise.
You have to still be aware that you need protein throughout the day to help you recover.
The choice for you will be if you need all the carbohydrates throughout the day, or change to a protein blend similar to this other protein blend supplement by Optimum Nutrition.
Ingredients in 2:1:1 Recovery
This is the ingredient list for the Chocolate flavour of 2:1:1 Recovery.
Carbohydrate Blend (Glucose Polymers, Fructose, Sucrose, Waxy Maize Starch), Protein Blend (Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Isolate, Micellar Casein, Egg Albumen, L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, L-Valine), Cocoa (Processed with Alkali), Natural and Artificial Flavours, Salt, Lecithin, Sucralose.
Contains Milk, Egg, and Soy (Lecithin) Ingredients.
Nutritional Information of 2:1:1 Recovery
Serves per Container 3.37lbs 1.53kg
Approximately 13.5 Serves
Serving Size 113g
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 10
Total Fat 1g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 70g
Dietary Fibre 1g
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 0%
Flavours of 2:1:1 Recovery
2:1:1 Recovery is available in one flavour currently.
Sizes of 2:1:1 Recovery
2:1:1 Recovery only has one size.
This is the 3.7lbs size, that’s around 1.53kg.
Where can I buy 2:1:1 Recovery?
2:1:1 Recovery by Optimum Nutrition is available from many different places.
You can choose either to shop online or you can go to your local protein shop.
If you have a local Supplement Store, Health Food Shop or Pharmacy / Chemist that do stock a range of protein powders, there is a fair chance they will have 2:1:1 Recovery.
Or be able to get this protein powder in for you if they can.