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We have talked with 102 athletes who mention and reviews whey protein supplements.


Wayne Bester
Wayne Bester (male, 32)
How I Work as a Dancer and Run the Biggest Dance Convention in South Africa
I try not to take any supplements I like to get everything that I need from food. If I have a busy day I’ll have an ISO whey protein shake from Biogen just to keep me going and at night I take magnesium also from Biogen.
Ofentse Boloko
Ofentse Boloko (male, 28)
How I Went from Pro Rugby Player to South African Muscle Model Champion
I usually pack my headphones, lifting straps, and waist belt in my backpack together with my supplements such as amino acids and whey protein.
Aakash Kehar
Aakash Kehar (male, 30)
How I Combine Fashion Modelling with Working in Engineering
If I talk about supplements, I prefer only Kevin Levrone supplements and my favorite fat burner is Animal Cut. As of now I’m taking keto whey protein due to the keto diet I’m currently in.
Carlos Zamora
Carlos Zamora (male, 32)
This Is How I Combine Coaching with Professional MMA and American Show Wrestling
Before my training, I would eat whole food and take whey protein. I also live listening to motivational music. Nothing fancy. Then after training, I would take protein of course.
Uracha Teerawanitsan
Uracha Teerawanitsan (female, 27)
How Crossfit Has Made Me the Fittest Woman in Thailand
Skipping rope Gymnastics grips Whey protein/BCAA/Creatine and shaker White board marker Tape with me all the time! How do you keep going and push harder?
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.
Taylor Bradley
Taylor Bradley (male, 27)
How I Got Into Dancing and Became a Professional Dancer for Cirque Du Soleil
I’m not a huge supplement person aside from whey protein after a workout and some melatonin & CBD before bed (have I mentioned I love sleep yet?).
Maeve Kavanagh
Maeve Kavanagh (female, 29)
How I Stay Strong and Fit Without Having to Suffer and Do Endless Cardio
I also usually have a whey protein shake post training, current obsession is mixing Genetix cappunchino flavour with 0% fat greek yoghurt and some cereal for carbs!
Kayla Ross-Jackson
Kayla Ross-Jackson (female, 28)
I'm a Dance Choreographer, Fitness Instructor and Model. This is How I Make My Workouts Fun
My favourite exercises include cardio dance, barre, cyclefit, aerobics, yoga, and intense core workouts. Drinking a lot of water during a workout is essential, as well as eating a protein bar or adding my favourite protein powder Six Star Pro Nutrition Whey Protein. All I need is my towel, water, my best running shoes, and some good tunes to get my workout going.
Jessica Sanki
Jessica Sanki (female, 38)
I Have Been in CrossFit for 8 Years. This Is How I Train and Compete
I usually don’t take any supplement during training but I sometimes have some BCAAs (NOCCO). Just after training I like to take a Whey Protein (Foodspring).
Kudakwashe Christopher Jinya
Kudakwashe Christopher Jinya (male, 31)
How I Kept Going after an Injury Crashed My Professional Football Career
My protein sources consist of basically fish, chicken and eggs. I rarely eat red meat but I do also supplement my diet with USN Hardcore whey protein and USN Amino Energ-G BCAAs too.
Lulu Rentie
Lulu Rentie (female, 31)
No Excuses. This Is How I Worked out Every Day of My Pregnancy
I also take turmeric, fish oil, and multivitamin with iron and calcium + a whey protein shake. All through Advocare.
Mirka Henriksson
Mirka Henriksson (female, 27)
How I Became a Competitive Crossfitter after Less than a Year
I take supplements like vitamin D and iron (when I’m eating mainly vegetarian food). I also use creatine and whey protein.
Kevin Lukarski
Kevin Lukarski (male, 25)
How I Love Working as a Physiotherapist and Personal Trainer
Protein intake comes from Bodylab24 Whey Protein Isolate and for carbohydrates I simply use Bodylab24 Maltodextrin during workout and some fruit with fast sugars afterwards.
Aaron Charles Mossadeg
Aaron Charles Mossadeg (male, 27)
This is How I Went from Skinny to Muscular and Became an Actor
I’m currently taking MyProtein whey protein and MyProtein BCAA.
Kara Corey
Kara Corey (female, 36)
I Was the First Bikini Competitor on YouTube. This Is How I Keep Getting Better and Stronger
For protein I choose between MTS Machine Whey or if I want plant based I go with Ambrosia Planta. Then I also like to add 1 scoop of Per Vitam Collagen protein to my diet daily.
Brittaney Johnston
Brittaney Johnston (female, 27)
This Is How I Work as an International Model, Stay Energized and in Shape
I personally love having a shot of coffee ‘to fire me up before a session on a fasted stomach. After we do our workout we make sure we add protein ‘in the form of Vegan or Whey Protein Powder’ to our post workout smoothie.
Fa Biente
Fa Biente (male, 28)
I'm a Lifestyle, Travel and Fitness Influencer. How I Went from Overweight to Fit
Now, I use a program that helps for losing fat, with “Like a champion” for 12 weeks. I use the brand “FITADIUM” for food supplements like creatine, protein whey isolate, fat burn, booster, etc., and I eat healthy like white meat, vegetables (broccoli), rice , fruit, white cheese 0%.
Ivan Polanco
Ivan Polanco (male, 26)
I'm a Singer-Songwriter and Martial Artist. This is How I Balance Bodybuilding and Music
I count macronutrients and have found that it’s the easiest method for me to manage my weight. I’ve never been a big supplement guy, but now I do take whey protein. When it comes down to it however, make sure to still get the majority of my calories from natural food sources.
Georgie Massey
Georgie Massey (female, 27)
I'm a Full-Time Primary School Teacher. This is How I Combine Teaching and Weight Training
I also use protein powder post workout. Everything I use is from Slimtum. I am currently using SlimTum Lotus Plant Protein, which I really like. In terms of whey protein, I used Body Ripped Evolution Whey for ages and I still really rate it.
Alex Crockford
Alex Crockford (male, 29)
I'm the Creator of Crockfit. This is How I Eat, Train, and Maintain Good Mental Health
I use reflex nutrition (feel free to use my discount code PTCROCKFORD50) and my day-to-day supplements are a protein shake, from whey and also a plant based one, a multivitamin, creatine, vitamin D, omega 3, and ZMA. 
Fernanda Rosa
Fernanda Rosa (female, 41)
This is How I Became Stronger and More Fit After My Pregnancy
I avoid eating junk food and fats. My eating plan is very diversified and complete. I don’t agree with restrictive diet. I use whey protein after training according to the prescription of the nutritionist. I like to use Max Titanium.
Viktoria Kay
Viktoria Kay (female, 36)
I'm a Model and Influencer. This is How I Maintain My Hourglass Figure
When I travel, I do not pressure myself to stick to my fitness routine; I allow myself to have some freedom as well. I like to use ‘Amazing Grass’ protein powder from Whole Foods (I am allergic to whey) and other natural supplements that help me with my energy.
Christopher Melancon
Christopher Melancon (male, 23)
I'm a Bodybuilding Coach. This is How I Lost 15 Pounds in Four Weeks
I do not take many vitamins or supplements. I take the Great Value vitamins along with C4 Pre workout and Optimum brand whey protein and creatine. Keep it simple until you have to get more advanced.
Yash Vardhan Swami
Yash Vardhan Swami (male, 25)
How I Lost 44 Kg and Became an Online Transformation Coach with over 2000 Clients
For example: While traveling or for vegetarian days, I add in some whey protein, omega’s, a good multivitamin, vegetable extracts, greens, fibre.
Alessandro Giovanniello
Alessandro Giovanniello (male, 26)
I'm a Personal Trainer and Online Coach. This is How I Eat, Train and Recover
For my diet, I follow the zone diet (40-30-30). Being a subject that I tend to quickly accumulate fat when I eat a lot of carbohydrates, I found refuge in this very valid diet. Even if it doesn’t, I use food supplements like whey protein, glutamine, creatine because they help recovery after workouts.
Lesley Maxwell
Lesley Maxwell (female, 63)
I am 63. This is How I've Competed and Won Over 30 Fitness Titles
With regards to supplements – I only use whey protein isolate (organic of course). I spend my money on quality food – all organic – and I eat fats quite generously – including saturated fats. I prefer to get my energy from fats rather than pre workout supplements.
Marco Bauer
Marco Bauer (male, 32)
I'm a Natural Fitness Enthusiast. This is How I Eat, Workout and Push Harder
As for supplements, I like whey and I take it three times a week. I also take magnesium every day and Omega 3 capsules.
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.
Adam Kuncicki
Adam Kuncicki (male, 25)
How I Work as a Vegan Bodybuilder and Supplement Ambassador
While preparing for the competition, I already eat 100% clean and reduce the calories from carbohydrates to about 2500Kcal. I also use, “Siła Roślin” supplements (primarily whey protein, creatine, B12, D3), because for me it is equally important that not only food but also nutrients be of the best quality.
Mario Impens
Mario Impens (male, 36)
This is How I Competed in Both National and International Shows
The supplements I take are rather limited and basic like I use whey protein (Isolate) and/or egg protein powder and ZMA before sleep. Sometimes in winter some multivitamins to promote my immune system better but that’s about it.
Snir Azoulay
Snir Azoulay (male, 20)
How Superheroes Inspired Me to Become a WNBF Bodybuilding Champion
I don’t have any partner in my training, but if I would, I believe it would be nice but not necessary. I don’t have any pre-workout/intra workout shakes. Only after the workout, I consume a post-workout shake that includes: Whey Protein + Creatine, Glutamine, Beta-Alanine.
Antonio Laborte
Antonio Laborte (male, 21)
I'm a Weightlifting Coach. This is How Fitness and Sports Impact My Life
The supplements I use are Ghost Pre-Workout, GNC Creatine Monohydrate, and Whey Isolate Protein Powder.
Deon John
Deon John (male, 47)
I'm a Men's Physique Competitor. This Is How I Prepare Myself Mentally for Training
I normally use Whey Protein only for my supplements. It helps me with my growth. As for junk food, I normally eat clean. I will have an occasional chocolate bar (a href=””>Mr.Big,/a>) or a nice pastry once or twice a month. 🙂
Jennifer Reece
Jennifer Reece (female, 42)
I'm an IFBB Figure Competitor. This is How Bodybuilding Gave Me Transformative Evolutions
As for supplementation, I don’t really use much. I use a good whey isolate daily and glutamine post training. Otherwise, I get all my nutrition and energy from food, good sleep and when necessary, black coffee.
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.
Alejandra Estefanía
Alejandra Estefanía (female, 30)
I'm a Fitness Influencer and Lawyer. This Is How I Train and Stay Fit
My usual supplements are whey protein, caffeine (morning coffee), multivitamins and Omegas (3,6 and 9).
James Anthony Emmerson
James Anthony Emmerson (male, 35)
I'm a Teacher and Model. This is How I Maintain My Six-Pack Abs All Year Round
As for supplements, believe it or not, they are gone too: Creatine, amino acids, even whey protein are things of the past for me. Each time I touch any of them, my stomach blows up. Since leaving them alone, I haven’t seen any loss of muscle mass.
Albert Shao
Albert Shao (male, 33)
How I Plan and Prepare for Bodybuilding Contests
Food choices, I tend to have staple meals, like rice, chicken, salmon patties, beef, veggies, and whey. Then, I would have snacks to help fill in the little macros that I am missing for the day. I pretty much eat similar foods when I cut and bulk, just bigger or smaller portions, depending on which phase I am in.
Tony DiNinno
Tony DiNinno (male, 52)
I'm a Competitive Bodybuilder and Fitness Model. This is How I Train, Eat and Recover
I use some supplements occasionally such as a whey protein powder from American Made Nutrition and multivitamin but stick mostly with clean whole food. I am a big fan of bison because it’s very lean and taste incredible. I have all my food prepped for the week so I am prepared and stay on track with my eating. If you prepare you have a less tendency to fail.
Gustavo White
Gustavo White (male, 59)
I'm 59. This Is How Fitness Became a Way of Life
Muscle Pharm Combat Whey Protein
Nick Shaw
Nick Shaw (male, 32)
I'm a Bodybuilder and CEO. This Is How Self-discipline Keeps Me Going
My supplements typically involve a whey/carb shake during training (a bit more of each when weight training, especially in the higher volume weeks and then a bit less for technique classes at BJJ). These shakes usually have about 20-30g whey protein from Ascent Protein and about 40-50g carbs.
Joe Seeman
Joe Seeman (male, 28)
How I Made the Leap From Amateur to IFBB Pro Bodybuilder
Post workout, I will have a shake with 50 grams of whey isolate (Diesel by Perfect Nutrition), 50 grams of carbs (Carbion by ALLMAX), 5 grams ALLMAX Creatine.
Jenifer Lee
Jenifer Lee (female, 36)
How I Came Back to Bodybuilding After Recovering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
The only supplements I use are a Evolve WPI (Whey Protein Isolate) and glutamine. My favourite brand is Evolve by Australian Sports Nutrition (all products), and NoWay protein by ATP Science. I leave the rest to my nutrition.
Krista Stryker
Krista Stryker (female, 33)
How I Train Effectively and Founded the 12 Minute Athlete
I do think supplements can be helpful, especially for active people and athletes. I typically take a protein powder like Naked Whey Protein and a green supplement like Greens+ on a daily basis to fill in any gaps in my nutrition.
Bruno Salgueiro
Bruno Salgueiro (male, 35)
I'm a Professional Stuntman. This Is How I Train to Be Ready for Anything
As for supplements I use creatine, omega 3(whenever I remember to) and whey protein as main ones. I might throw in a multivitamin every once in a while.
Olly Esse
Olly Esse (female, 34)
How I Moved to India and Became a Powerlifter by Day and DJ by Night
For supplements- and here I’m a spoiled brat because I like to have at least 5-6 different flavors of whey and same with amino acids and multivitamins. So, guys from Kong Nutrition and Fast n Up saves me on that side.
Michael Fatboyslim
Michael Fatboyslim (male, 26)
How I Became a Leading Online Fitness Transformation Coach and Celebrity Trainer
My diet is very old school bodybuilding with low/moderate fat intake and extremely high carb and protein intake, my go-to staple supplements are fish oils, whey isolate, digestive enzyme, EAAS, Creatine & Glutamine!
Deniz Saypinar
Deniz Saypinar (female, 25)
How I Trained to Become the First Turkish Woman with IFBB Pro Status
1 apple for low blood sugar after training 1 scoop isolate whey 1 shot L carnitine Wipe for dirty gym bench LOL Hair Cream Tooth Brush–tooth pasta – Listerine My computer My waist trainer (I’m the owner of a waist trainer brand) My knee sleeves My Vlog Camera My tripod and selfie stick Backup underwear and Tshirt Notebook – Pencils Gym Shoes Special Hard Foam Roll Circle Bands After Training I just go to the gym bar and get my supplements, talk on my social media and check my mails, talk with people and then eat my apple. Finally I go to the sauna for 20 minutes.
Elisa Pecini
Elisa Pecini (female, 22)
How Recovered from Anorexia and Bulimia and Became Miss Bikini Olympia
Always before training, I take pre-training C4 BETA PUMP, L-Carnitna, L-Glutamine and Adrenalin. During training, I use BCAA powder and after training L-Glutamine, Whey Protein Isolate (sometimes with a banana) and Vitamin C are all NewMillen supplements.
Sharlyn Ooi
Sharlyn Ooi (female, 26)
How I Work and Train as a Freelance Personal Trainer and Record Breaking Powerlifter
I usually only drink coffee/tea as a pre-workout and occasionally drink whey protein from Myprotein.
Anita Perry
Anita Perry (female, 64)
How I Work as a Yogi, Author and Educator after 42 Years in Health and Fitness
I tend to eat low carb, high protein. I use a multivitamin, fish oil, probiotics, Chinese herbs for menopause, and a daily drink consisting of spinach, aloe, Bodytech whey protein powder, and ginger.
Veronika Mikulasikova
Veronika Mikulasikova (female, 25)
How I Got into Fitness and Started Feeling Proud and Invincible
When it comes to my supplements, I’m not a heavy user, even though I have my staples like whey and casein (bedtime) protein powder, sometimes creatine, vitamin D, A, magnesium and omega 3. Also sometimes do a few weeks of joint cure, with collagen or alike.
Eric Helms
Eric Helms (male, 36)
How I Work as a Chief Science Officer to Support Lifters Professionally
I get my whey protein from Legion Athletics, and I take the Ouroboros multi and pre-workout, which contains caffeine, creatine monohydrate, beta-alanine, and citrulline malate.
Nucia Freitas
Nucia Freitas (female)
I'm a Full Time Bikini Athlete and IFBB Pro. This Is How I Stay Fit in My 40s
Prior to training right now I use C4 from New Millen pre-workout supplement, Olimp L-Glutamin, and Xtend BCAA’s. After workout I use another L-Glutamin and a ISO 100 Dymatize Whey Protein shake.
Sean Harley
Sean Harley (male, 40)
I'm the Founder of Rock Solid Nutrition, IFBB Pro and 12x Cover Model. This Is How I Stay Strong and Fit
For protein I use our Grass-Fed Whey Iso-Synthesis, which tastes just absolutely amazing. It’s seriously the highlight of my day. I’ll mix it with almond milk or just water and it stirs or shakes right up.
Debarghya Das
Debarghya Das (male, 27)
How I Went from 95kg to 65kg in Eight Months and Got a Sixpack
Supplements. I used to use more while I was losing the weight, but now I don’t even take Whey protein anymore. It’s just too expensive and too much cognitive effort that I’d rather spend elsewhere. Just one supplement involves remembering to buy it and consuming the appropriate quantity. You need to research which supplement brands are safe too. I don’t see significant enough impact on my fitness performance to warrant using them.
Jason Latonio
Jason Latonio (male, 40)
How I Got Fit and Strong Enough to Get a Black Belt in Calisthenics
The only supplements I take are whey or vegetable based protein shakes (basically whatever is on sale at Costco).
Theo Lury
Theo Lury (male, 23)
I Had Surgery for Scoliosis. Then I Got into Calisthenics and Bodyweight Training
The only supplement I take is whey protein from MyProtein, I take it post workout purely as I feel it aids my recovery and enables me to train as often and as intensively as I want to.
Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson (male, 46)
I'm a CEO of a Supplement Company, Coach and IFBB Pro. This Is How I Eat, Train and Recover
I use our protein, Military Whey, in cycles just like I do any other protein – a couple days per week. It may surprise some people to learn that I take Estro-Free every day as well – it’s great for balancing estrogen, is a powerful anti-oxidant and it promotes healthy hair, skin and nails.
Tom Ramsay
Tom Ramsay (male, 33)
I'm a Competitive Bodybuilder. This Is How I Keep Training Despite a Serious Injury
As for post-workout, I’ll have a shake with Yummy Sport Whey Protein and Bulk Powders Waxy Maize Starch (high molecular weight carbohydrate).
Mallory Reilly
Mallory Reilly (female, 27)
I Was Diagnosed with Depression at 13. This is How Fitness Helps to Regulate It
Sometimes I use a plant-based protein, sometimes whey, sometimes a bone broth. I mix it up. I love caffeine and I love preworkout. It just is fun and gets me in the zone for my training sessions.
Vanya Sakazova
Vanya Sakazova (female, 25)
How I Went from Being Slow and Weak to Stronger, Faster and Better
I have used whey protein powder for long time but I stopped about an year ago and now I only supplement regularly with B vitamins and occasionally with probiotics.
Derek Duszynski
Derek Duszynski (male, 37)
Here's My Plan to Get on the Arnold Classic and Olympia Stages Multiple Times
I take a lot of supplements including whey protein, multivitamins, fish oil
Jeff Grant
Jeff Grant (male, 36)
I'm a Bit Fitness/Fashion Model. This Is How I Get Featured in Bodybuilding and Fashion Magazines
For supplements, I take preworkout and whey isolate protein powder, I also eat a lot of protein bars for meal replacements.
Antjuane Sims
Antjuane Sims (male, 46)
I'm a Plant-based Athlete Who Loves Burpees. This Is How Exercise Fuels My Mind and Body
The only “supplements” I use are B-12 and a green powder. I’ve never taken pre-workout. I don’t do whey protein, and I’ve never done steroids or taken any illegal substances. I don’t even drink alcohol. Lame? No. Gains? YESS!
Jason Frand
Jason Frand (male, 30)
How I Became a Fitness Coach for Actors and Performers Who Want to Build Muscle
For the longest time, whey protein was not working for me. It would upset my stomach and it would cost me to have a really slow moving work out. So I adjusted. I committed to trying a plant-based protein.
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.
Terence Bradley
Terence Bradley (male, 21)
How I Learned the Importance of Discipline for Getting Better and Stronger
My primary objective as far as diet goes is to reach my protein goal each day. Currently, as far as supplements I only take Whey Protein, but back in the day, I took creatine as well.
Rammy Andrei
Rammy Andrei (male, 28)
How I Focus 100% on Fitness and Bodybuilding When I'm Not Working
My stack of supplements that I use are: Warrior Lab Whey, creatine, FitMax Arginine, Warrior Labs Kamikadze Extreme Pump Pre-Workout, Weider whey casein, Warrior Labs BCAA, Warrior Labs EAA, Cellucor glutamine, C vitamin, potassium gluconate, zinc, magnesium, vitamins and minerals, nac, maca, gaba, carnitine, chromium, omega 3-6-9, spirulina, probiotics, digestive enzymes, melatonin, ZMB these I buy them from a pharmacy nearby me.
Dave Cunningham
Dave Cunningham (male, 33)
How I Maintain an Impressive Fitness Model Physique after 17 Years of Training
I keep my supplement intake pretty basic these days as I don’t currently have a sports supplement sponsor. I just take a Whey Isolate, normally with my oats in the morning, a creatine monohydrate, vitamin C tablets and the occasional joint care supplement if my joints are feeling to effects of heavier training in my improvement season.
Will Harris
Will Harris (male, 33)
I'm a Strongman Athlete. This Is How I Win Strongest Man Competitions and Set Deadlift Records
When it comes to supplements, I keep it pretty basic with fish oil, turmeric, vitamin D during the winter, and a blend of Precision Engineered whey protein and plant based protein powders.
Caleb Blanchard
Caleb Blanchard (male, 32)
How I Went from Being Undersized to IFBB Pro Bodybuilder, Online Coach and Personal Trainer
I train my first round of clients and I am on stairmill by 7 am. 30 minutes on stairs, 15 minutes on incline treadmill, then I am running back home. I pack and eat breakfast/pre workout (chicken, green beans, big bowl of cream of rice, berries and whey protein).
Muhammad Zaid bin Mohd Omar
Muhammad Zaid bin Mohd Omar (male, 29)
How I Bulked 48% from 47 to 70 kg and Became Healthy, Fit and Strong
Snacks have always been eight ounces of one scoop of whey protein mixed with three tablespoons of oats, and dinner is the same as lunch.
Nick Staro
Nick Staro (male, 26)
How I Came Back Strong after a Motorcycle Accident and Placed 2nd in Mr. Hellas
For protein I use: Ground beef, chicken breast, egg whites, whey protein and Greek yogurt.  
Eli Bernard
Eli Bernard (male, 25)
How I Combine Fitness and Bodybuilding with Nursing and Modeling
Many supplements have no evidence based practice supporting their use, so I find it best to stick to black coffee for pre-workout, BulkSupplements Creatine Monohydrate Powder, and Dynamik Muscle Whey isolate proteins, which have scientific backing.
Paulo Cavalcante Muzy
Paulo Cavalcante Muzy (male, 40)
I'm a Busy Medical Doctor and Bodybuilder. This Is How I Train, Eat and Recover
Isolate Whey protein is always on my pre-workout and post-workout, creatine is always on my post-workout and I keep track of my training with a training log that I do on app Notes plus the data I collect from my apple watch.
Tshireletso Madibo
Tshireletso Madibo (male, 30)
How I Made the Choice to Keep Training Even When Things Get Difficult
These are my favourite routines. I train at Planet Fitness and Virgin Active, both have great training facilities. Before and after my training, I typically have a USN whey protein/Isolate Whey.
Rishiraj Kapur
Rishiraj Kapur (male, 40)
How I Went from Being Overweight to Living the Bodybuilding Lifestyle and Becoming a Fit Dad
My supplement stack: A good quality MuscleBlaze whey protein isolate, creatine, multivitamins and fish oil. I go off protein off and on, however continue with the rest of the supplements.
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.
John Oberg
John Oberg (male, 32)
How I Became a Vegan Powerlifter to Break Stereotypes That Vegans Are Weak and Skinny
I can’t tell you how disappointed I am to see people walking around with big tubs of whey protein or tupperware containers full of chicken.
Nick Wright
Nick Wright (male, 28)
How I Moved on from Bodybuilding and Got into Serious Powerlifting
I don’t take many supplements at the morning. I use various pre-workouts simply for the stimulant effect. A whey protein sometimes as well. I’m constantly switching brands and trying new ones.
Stefano Manassero
Stefano Manassero (male, 56)
How I Won Competitions, Retired for 17 Years and Then Made a Winning Come Back at 50+
After training I take whey protein (discount code STEF) because it gives me 26 gr of proteins and 38 carbs which are both very important to repair muscle and replenish glycogen stores.
Lingaraj Mathi
Lingaraj Mathi (male, 30)
How I Trained Naturally with Free Weights to Get Really Fit in Just 2 Years
I trained with mass intensity, never took steroids or any other enhancement drugs. I have remained natural my entire career. I just take whey protein (GNC PRO Performance AMP) post my workout and follow my diet.
Fábio Veras
Fábio Veras (male, 42)
This is How I Stay Fit and Motivated After 25 Years of Competitive Bodybuilding
I use supplements year round and most of the time I take multivitamins, minerals, glutamine, BCAA, whey protein, pre-workout and I used to take lots of termogenic compounds but find nowadays that I do better using only the pre-workout so it won’t affect my sleep quality.
Amine Aminov
Amine Aminov (male, 29)
How I Finally Started Bodybuilding after Quitting 3 Times
On my training days I take in my bag a banana, my pre-workout in one shaker, my whey protein and creatine in the second one.
Alex Carneiro
Alex Carneiro (male, 31)
How My Motivation Has Changed the Way I Train, Eat and Recover
Then the days I can’t reach my nutrients I rely on Optimum Nutrition Isolate Whey and Gold Standard Casein.
Marios Iacovou
Marios Iacovou (male, 32)
How I Stopped Eating Meat and Became a Vegan Personal Trainer in London
My best protein sources are tofu, lentils, nuts, beans and I use powders such as hemp (Naturya Organic Hemp Powder) or pea protein powder (Pulsin Pea Protein Powder). Also check out My Protein for great Vegan alternatives to Whey powder.
Kendahl Jordan
Kendahl Jordan (male, 22)
How I Got Used to Getting up Early to Workout First Thing in the Morning
Still, I usually only use a pure native whey or vegan protein as they’re quality sources of protein. Ascent protein or True protein are some great brands to check out for that.
Diana Chaloux – LaCerte
Diana Chaloux – LaCerte (female, 42)
How I Became Fitness World Champion and Featured in Oxygen, Muscle & Fitness Hers and Natural Muscle
Some of my favorite foods are oats, sweet potato, brown rice and rice cakes. I eat a lot of lean ground turkey, white fish, chicken, and whey protein. Some favorite fats are avocado, coconut oil, natural almond butter and almonds.
Micah LaCerte
Micah LaCerte (male, 40)
I'm the Owner of Hitch Fit, WBFF Muscle Model World Champion and Iron Man Cover Model
As far as supplements I use Magnum Nutraceuticals, they are the best I have found in the world. I use Whey Isolate Magnum Quattro, Bcaa’s Magnum Hi5, Multi Vitamin Magnum Primer, Pre Workout Booster Magnum Rocket Science, Magnum Dna, Magnum Volume, Creatine – Magnum Big C, L Glutamine – Magnum G. For those interested in trying some message me and Ill send you a promo code [email protected]
Victor Egonu
Victor Egonu (male, 30)
How I'm Planning to Win the Drug-free Bodybuilding World Championship next Season
I use supplements to gain an edge in my training. I stick to whey protein, pre-workout, BCAA, joint supplement and basic vitamins (multi, C, etc.).
Ishaan Verma
Ishaan Verma (male, 23)
How I Got a Job Training Clients at My Gym after Just 2 Years
After my workout completes, I use whey protein and a carb source as my post-workout and takes a shower. The carb source can be either white bread or a banana. The whey protein I’m using right now is Impact Whey Isolate by MyProtein.
Mehdi Benmoussa
Mehdi Benmoussa (male, 23)
My Body Fat Percentage Is 7%. This Is How I'm Cutting, Eating and Training
I take several supplements: Whey isolate, ZMA, creatine, CLA, fat burner, BCAA and so on. I don’t prefer any specific brands. Each brand has good products and bad products, so I focus on the product quality instead of the brand.
Klaudijus Simutis
Klaudijus Simutis (male, 19)
How I Got a Very Aesthetic Physique (It All Started with Dragon Ball Z)
After my session I like to make a whey protein shake just because I feel like it is tradition to have one as all my favourite bodybuilders also have one after their sessions.
Jimmy Gomes
Jimmy Gomes (male, 27)
How I Became Enlightened by Training Olympic Lifting, Fasting and Doing Meditation
Water is also key to surpressing your hunger so you don’t eat a bunch of empty calories or snacks! If calories are needed to gain weight than supplements are used such as whey protein.
Luka Skubonja
Luka Skubonja (male, 22)
How I Trained to Become WFF Balkan Champion and IBFF European Champion in Bodybuilding
For recovering from hard trainings I love to use some supplements like whey protein and glutamine.
Faisal Ali
Faisal Ali (male, 20)
How I Lost 30 Kg and Got Lean by Dieting and Doing Smart Gym Workouts
My favourite supplements are whey protein, BCAAs and pre-workout which I feel are a complete set which will help you in improving your physique.
Erik Wachter
Erik Wachter (male, 28)
How I Trained and Became Really Fit after Excelling in Football and Lacrosse
I don’t take many supplements. I do make chocolate whey shakes from time to time and I will take pre-workout supplements sometimes. I like the Jym Pre Gym brand.
Loued Capisinio
Loued Capisinio (male, 31)
How I Moved from the Philippines to Be a Personal Trainer at the Oxygen Gym in Kuwait
I take Scitech whey protein and BCAA during workouts. I prefer whey protein because it has the most essential components for muscle recovery, especially when you are in a catabolic state (after a workout).
Easton Elliott
Easton Elliott (male, 25)
How I Stopped Smoking 35 Cigarettes a Day, Became a Personal Trainer and Got Really Fit
If it was whey protein, where there’s different protein percentages and other things to think about, but these pre-workout supplements are pure.
Mohamed Radi
Mohamed Radi (male, 25)
How I Trained Hard, Gained 34 Kg and Stopped Being Too Thin
When I go to the gym, I bring shorts, t-shirt, sneakers and whey protein in my training bag.
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