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We have talked with 21 athletes who mention and reviews Optimum Nutrition supplements.


David Wang
David Wang (male, 25)
How Fitness Gave Me Confidence and Took Me from Scrawny to Muscular
I don’t always use supplements, and typically the only evidence-based supplements I use are whey protein (Optimum Nutrition Natural Whey), creatine from time to time, fish oil and vitamin D if I’m not getting a lot of sun during specific times of the year.
Kory Beck
Kory Beck (male, 24)
I'm a Pro MMA Fighter. This Is How I Train to Compete in the UFC
Before my workouts I like to use the pre-workout Stage One from the company Clean Victory and post workout I use Optimum Nutrition protein powder.
Francesco Pelizza
Francesco Pelizza (male, 33)
This is How I Earned My Recognition in Competitive Powerlifting
My favorite supplements brands are sometimes pharmaceutical such as Multicentrum, Supradyn. Massigen and such. Other more common brands are WHY, SELF, ProNutrition, Optimum Nutrition, +Watt, Yamamoto Nutrition and Long Life.
Landree Fleming
Landree Fleming (female, 35)
How I Work as an Actor, Personal Trainer, Nutrition Coach and CrossFit Trainer
Supplements-wise, I take Kaged Muscle Creatine, and depending on the day Bulletproof collagen, Optimum Nutrition protein powder, for plant-based proteins I like Vega and Nuzest, and ALWAYS COFFEE.
Hulda Waage
Hulda Waage (female, 35)
I'm a Vegan Powerlifter. This is My Plan to Become World Champion
I use supplements to be sure that I get everything I need to be the best I can. So I use a multivitamin in the morning and also take 5g of Optimum Nutrition Creatine.
Ifakharen Yassine
Ifakharen Yassine (male, 27)
How Training Helped Me to Overcome Being Born with a Congenital Disorder
The only brand I trust is Optimum Nutrition. I’ve been using their whey protein and now I am taking the Platinum Hydrowhey Protein Powder to avoid the lactose allergies.
Alec Enkiri
Alec Enkiri (male, 31)
I'm a Strength Coach and Personal Trainer. This is How I Came Back Stronger After a Hip Injury
For the protein, I do typically go with Optimum Nutrition because they’re a reputable brand and they sell it for a fair price.
Maya Nassar Maalouf
Maya Nassar Maalouf (female, 33)
How I Train to Become an International Fitness Model Champion
I don’t take many supplements but after training I like having a scoop of Whey protein powder mixed with water. My favorite brand is Optimum Nutrition.
Allison Ethier
Allison Ethier (female, 42)
How My Fear of Aging Keeps Me Motivated, Really Fit and Competitive
Concerning the protein, I make sure to get enough through each meal having at least 10-20 grams of protein, and I keep protein powder nearby at all times (I prefer Optimum Nutrition, including when I am vacationing or travelling).
Melissa Sarah Wee
Melissa Sarah Wee (female, 36)
How Bulimia Got Me into Training and Competing in NPC Women's Physique
I was sponsored by Optimum Nutrition during the years that I competed. It was great as they paid for my air tickets from Singapore to the US, covered my lodging and the competition fees. It helped me a great deal financially.
Sam Shampanier
Sam Shampanier (male, 66)
How I Decided to Get Fit at 48 - and Keep Going Strong at 66
My training day starts with a protein shake (My favorite brand is Optimum Nutrition).
Nick Cheadle
Nick Cheadle (male, 30)
How I've Built a Safe Gym for Coaches, Bodybuilders and Powerlifters
As for supplements, I tend to include a couple of protein shakes (typically I use Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Isolate) a day just to help with ensuring I’m eating enough protein and hitting my protein target for the day.
Josef Rakich
Josef Rakich (male, 28)
I'm an Online Fitness Trainer. This is How I Go for Success on a Global Scale
The protein powder I take is either by EHPlabs or Optimum Nutrition.
Eve Dawes
Eve Dawes (female)
I'm a WBFF Pro Diva. This is How I Combine Bodybuilding with Running My Own Business
The supplements I’ve found work for me are: Glutamine (any brand) Opti-Women Multivitamin by Optimum Nutrition Viviscal Pro for my hair Optimum Nutrition Platinum Hydrowhey or Dymatize ISO100 Protein Powder which are easy digesting and lactose free. BeautyFit BeautyBum (on my stomach under a sweat wrap for fasted cardio). Quest Bars: white chocolate raspberry, S’mores and their HERO bars are my favorites. Dandelion Root pills, which are great for flushing out the kidneys as well as pre-photoshoots or competitions as they’re a diuretic. My favorite exercises as I find I feel them the most the next day are: For my Booty:
Vanya Sakazova
Vanya Sakazova (female, 25)
How I Went from Being Slow and Weak to Stronger, Faster and Better
Speaking of which, protein powder is the only supplement I have used for training besides vitamins and minerals. I like the Double-Rich Chocolate by Optimum Nutrition.
Ryan Shen
Ryan Shen (male, 29)
How I Went from Weight Training to Calisthenics to Achieve Muscles Mass, Strength and Coordination
I will go hard on calisthenics/weight training day and during my yoga day, I treat it sort of like a rest day as I stretch out the muscles. Sleep also important for recovery hence I usually will get seven to eight hours of sleep every day. Taking Optimum Nutrition creatine is also my recovery plan.
Asontia Alex
Asontia Alex (male, 29)
How I Went from Bullied Child to Mr. Strength Africa
I like to train hungry and after training I drink my protein shake called, Optimum Nutrition Anabolic ISO Whey Protein, eat then get some rest. But I don’t advise my students to do train without eating something little.
Maik Wiedenbach
Maik Wiedenbach (male, 43)
How I Became a Top Personal Trainer in New York City and Got My Own Gym
As for supplements, I pretty much use none aside from caffeine, Prima Force theanine and Optimum Nutrition whey.
Amine Aminov
Amine Aminov (male, 29)
How I Finally Started Bodybuilding after Quitting 3 Times
I usually buy the famous lab’s supplements like: Optimum Nutrition, Muscletech, Musclepharm and BSN, but my favorite one is Optimum Nutrition.
Alex Carneiro
Alex Carneiro (male, 31)
How My Motivation Has Changed the Way I Train, Eat and Recover
I’m sponsored by Optimum Nutrition.
Faisal Ali
Faisal Ali (male, 20)
How I Lost 30 Kg and Got Lean by Dieting and Doing Smart Gym Workouts
After I complete my workout I eat my post-workout meal which consists of boiled eggs and some oats and then I have a protein shake (I use many brands here such as Isopure, Nitrotech and Optimum Nutrition).
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