One of the most frequently chosen dietary supplements are those that allow you to get your dream body shape. One of the most universal formulations to make this dream actually come true is a whey protein. It is an excellent supplement for regular sportsmen who work on the optimal muscular tone, also helpful in developing adequate endurance capacity. Whey protein is just perfect for all those who are hard at work reducing their adipose tissue, as well as those who simply want to supplement protein in a dietary intake. Excellent quality whey protein is offered by Activlab De Luxe Whey dietary supplement, i.e. a mix of protein concentrate and whey protein isolate.

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Properties of the whey protein

Whey protein is an excellent source of easily digestible amino acids. Whey, as a by-product of cheese production, contains numerous amino acids, including the exogenous ones, i.e. those that our body is unable to synthesise, and therefore they must be supplied along with a regular dietary intake. Depending on the technological specifics of the production process and the actual content of amino acids, carbohydrates and fats, the following forms of whey protein are distinguishable:

  • whey protein concentrate, containing 65% – 80% of protein, 3% – 8% of carbohydrates, and 2% – 6% of fat; whey concentrate also contains other valuable ingredients, such as immunity-boosting immunoglobulins, transferrin, or lacto-globulins
  • whey protein isolate contains more protein, i.e. as much as 85% – 90%, with a reduced content of carbohydrates and fats; this type of nutrient is characterized by excellent solubility and bioavailability of all active substances
  • whey protein hydrolysate boasts a protein content of 90% – 100%

Supplements containing whey protein concentrate are often most easily found anywhere, not least thanks to their rather attractive pricing. But by far the best value for money/quality ratio is offered by a mix of whey concentrate and whey protein isolate. Activlab De Luxe Whey actually stands out with such a formula. The combination of the two types of protein increases the content of amino acids in the mixture, as well as effectively promotes their bioavailability.

The whey protein concentrate and whey isolate formula provides the essential amino acids required for muscle training. Besides, these amino acids also make the regeneration process far more effective, which is crucial for an increase in muscle mass, while also precluding the overtraining effect. Not only will this help you acquire the right shape of your body, but also enhance your strength and endurance at the same time.

Who should reach out for the De Luxe Whey then?

The mix of whey protein concentrate and whey isolate is primarily meant for all those who regularly pursue sports. Protein supplements are rather commonly, even though quite wrongly associated with the strength training regimens only, and yet, all advocates of endurance training may also make effective use of them. Another myth well-worth debunking is that only professional athletes may reach out for protein supplements. In fact, De Luxe Whey is perfectly OK for anyone who is into sports for recreational reasons only.

Another indication for making use of the whey supplement is weight-watching, i.e. slimming regimen, as protein actually enhances the process of body fat reduction. De Luxe Whey also offers a convenient way of supplementing the protein content in a regular dietary intake, and it is not meant exclusively for the slimmers. The product may well be used as a base for tasty cocktails, pancakes or omelettes.

How to use the whey protein?

The recommended daily dose of De Luxe Whey  supplement is set at 60 g, which effectively delivers as much as 46 g of protein. The recommended amount of the supplement is best split into the two portions of 30 g each, to be dissolved in 200 ml of water. Whey protein may be taken at any time of the day, successfully replacing a regular meal. Athletes prefer to take the whey protein some 30 minutes before or immediately after the training regimen, as it reveals anti-catabolic properties during the training regimen, and the anabolic effects immediately after its completion.

Artur Topolski
Nutrition Specialist
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