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MET-RX 100% ULTRAMYOSYN WHEY PROTEIN
Product description found on www.metrx.com and www.bodybuilding.com
"Met-Rx 100% Ultramyosyn Whey, great-tasting premium whey that delivers a powerful blend of high quality protein and the perfect combination of Branched Chain Amino Acids that bodybuilders and athletes demand. Consistent intake of Met-Rx 100% Ultramyosyn Whey, combined with anintense weight-training program, can support optimal muscle growth and peak conditioning. Met-Rx 100% Ultramyosyn Whey provides gold standard, cross-flow Whey Protein sources including Microfiltered Whey Protein Isolate and Ultrafiltered Whey Protein Concentrate. Precise laboratory techniques are utilized to retain the active Whey Protein Peptides and Microfractions including: Beta-lactoglobulin, Alpha-lactalbumin, Glycomacropeptides, Lactoferrin and other bio-active components.
Our formula is instantized Whey Protein for easy mixing and complete dispersion in liquid. Quick absorbing Whey Protein Blend to speed amino acid delivery to muscles immediately after workouts, to help stimulate muscle protein synthesis. 100% Ultramyosyn Whey contains naturally occurring branched chain amino acids. Each serving contains approximately 4 g of the following Branched Chain Amino Acids: Which typically provides: 1 g of Isoleucine 2 g Leucine 1 g Valine Met-Rx 100% Ultramyosyn Whey Protein contains no aspartame.
Whey is the preferred protein source in sports and bodybuilding nutrition because it provides a superior source of branched chain amino acids - made up of Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine - which are important for the maintenance of muscle tissue. Unlike some other protein sources, Met-Rx 100% Ultramyosyn Whey contains all of the essential amino acids required for supporting lean muscle.
Serving Size 1 Scoop (31 g)
- Contains all the amino acids required for supporting lean muscle*
- Gold Standard for Quality with Micro-Filtered Whey Protein Isolate and Ultra-Filtered Whey Protein Concentrate
- Quick absorbing Whey Protein Blend to speed amino acid delivery
- Instantized Whey Protein for easy mixing
Servings Per Container about 73
Amount Per Serving
Calories 120 Calories from Fat 20
Total Fat 2g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 3g
Dietary Fiber <1g
Vitamin A 0% ē Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 15% ē Iron 0%
Essential Amino Acids
Histidine 394 mg
Isoleucine 1,383 mg
Leucine 2,281 mg
Lysine 1,853 mg
Methionine 454 mg
Phenylalanine 696 mg
Threonine 1,590 mg
Tryptophan 357 mg
Valine 1,291 mg
Ingredients: Protein Blend (Whey Protein Concentrate, Whey Protein Isolate), Natural and Artificial Flavor, Cellulose Gum, Soy Lecithin, Xanthan Gum, Dicalcium Phosphate, Calcium Carbonate, Acesulfame Potassium, Sucralose.
100% Ultramyosyn Whey Suggested Use for adults, take one (1) scoop (31 g), one to two times daily.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Met-Rx 100% Ultramyosyn Whey Review by Peter Skaf
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Ultramyosyn Whey by Mertrx represents their attempt at the moderately priced whey protein market. Metrx has shifted their attention away from powerlifting consumers and towards the assumably more profitable and pervasive bodybuilding minded consumer. The product is priced very economically and in fact less than Optimumís 100% whey - the gold standard by which moderately priced whey proteins are usually judged. With a typical price of approximately 20% less than Optimumís 100% whey, Ultramyosyn Whey represents a competitive product, but how well does it compare to Optimum in terms of taste, consistency, and ingredient profile is another matter. Lets take a deeper look at this contender.
The taste of Ultramyosyn Whey (chocolate) is fairly rich and thankfully not overly sweet. The chocolate flavour is by no means comparable to something like a syntha-6, however it is flavourful and drinking the protein with nothing more than milk presents no problems. With the addition of a banana, Ultramyosyn Whey and milk makes a delicious shake. The solubility of the powder is fairly high. Although it is an instantized product, the product does not dissolve as easily in as some other proteins when mixed with a spoon in a large glass. I noticed that the product becomes considerably viscous when over-mixed in a blender. The incidence of much dreaded protein lumps was a rare occurrence thankfully.
The ingredient profile of Ultramyosyn Whey represents a solid run of the mill "standard" whey protein formula that is for the most part, a very common formula found in most products in this price range. the primary ingredient in Ultramyosyn Whey is Whey protein concentrate, followed by whey protein isolate. Although the product contains whey protein isolate, the ratio of this ingredient compared to concentrate is unknown. Unlike Optimumís whey where whey isolate is the first ingredient, Ultramyosyn Whey contains predominantly concentrate, an ingredient generally less sought out than isolate. The product is void of any added digestive enzymes that are found in Optimumís product. Although the benefits afforded by the addition of digestives enzymes to a whey product are not always completely clear. This is another area where Ultramyosyn Whey does not keep up with Optimum. The sweeteners used in Ultramyosyn Whey are non caloric and aspartame free, a concern many people have when choosing a whey protein.
In conclusion, Ultramyosyn Whey by Metrx offers a quality concentrate and isolate blend that is sure to satisfy most gym goers needs. The product is competitively priced, tastes reasonably well and mixes smoothly. I recommend this product to anyone who is looking for a quality, value priced whey product.
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