Gold Standard Gainer by Optimum Nutrition is a protein powder that is built on the foundation of dairy proteins that are complete.
The protein in this protein powder is derived mostly from isolate sources too.
It contains WPI Whey Protein Isolate, WPC Whey Protein Concentrate, MPI Milk Protein Isolate, and Hydrolysed Whey Protein Isolate.
This protein powder also has a complex carbohydrate blend that includes Oat Flour, Pea Starch, and Potato Starch.
This specific carbohydrate blend of Oat Flour and Pea Starch is called Carb10®.
With a protein blend and also the carbohydrates in the formula this makes Gold Standard Gainer the new gold standard for weight gain.
If you need to put on weight, recovery from training, and /or gain size, this is the supplement for you!
Optimum Nutrition or ON as they are called sometimes is an American Protein Supplement Company that is owned by 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.
Gold Standard Gainer will give you 55 grams of protein per 203 gram serve.
Here are some of the key point benefits of Gold Standard Gainer by ON;
- Complete proteins from mainly isolate sources
- High Carbohydrate formula
- Fast and sustained release protein blend
- Added fats from Flax, Chia and MCTs
- 55 grams of protein per serve
- Mixes easily
- Good flavours
- Banned substance tested
- Tastes great in water or milk
- Easily digested
- 760 Calories per serve
- High Carbohydrate formula
- Great for muscle recovery
- Perfect for mass and weight gain
When to use Gold Standard Gainer
Like with other protein powders this gainer by Optimum Nutrition is no different when it comes to making that choice of when to use it.
It’s a personal preference and you just have to find out the best time to take protein that will help you achieve your goals quicker and more efficiently.
Gold Standard Gainer is a weight gain protein in essence, so you would be able to take it pretty much anytime throughout the day to help give you extra calories.
The best times to take Gold Standard Gainer would be in between your meals and also after you finish training.
The after training shake is the most important protein shake of the day to help you recover and grow.
Ingredients in Gold Standard Gainer
Protein Blend (Whey Protein Isolate, Whey Protein Concentrate, Milk Protein Isolate, Hydrolyzed Whey Protein Isolate), Carbohydrate Blend (Oat Flour, Pea Starch [Carb10®], Potato Starch), Maltodextrin, Cocoa (Processed With Alkali), Medium Chain Triglycerides, Natural And Artificial Flavor, Lecithin, Flaxseed Protein, Salt, Milled Chia Seed, Gum Arabic, Gum Blend (Cellulose Gum, Xanthan Gum, Carrageenan), Sucralose.
Contains : Milk and Soy. May Contain Wheat.
Nutritional Information of Gold Standard Gainer
Serves per Container 2.26kg : 11 Serves
Serving Size : 203g
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 90
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 10g
Total Carbohydrate 112g
Flavours of Gold Standard Gainer
Gold Standard Gainer comes in four different flavours.
Vanilla Ice Cream
Cookies & Cream
Sizes of Gold Standard Gainer
Gold Standard Gainer comes in 5lbs / 2.26kg and 10lb / 4.5kg sizes.
Where can I buy Gold Standard Gainer?
Gold Standard Gainer by Optimum Nutrition can be bought from many different places, so you can choose either to shop online, or go to your local protein shop, ON is a popular brand here and so you can find it in most protein shops these days.
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 Gold Standard Gainer or be able to get this protein powder in for you.