Optimum Nutrition Whey Protein Isolate Powder

Whey Protein Isolate is an ultra-fast absorbing source of protein. It’s a high quality protein very low in fat and low in carbohydrates. WPI is great for anytime of the day, especially as a post work-out protein shake, as it is rapid-absorbing. Buy Whey Protein Isolate from Sprint Fit today and receive free shipping New Zealand-wide.

About Optimum Nutrition 

Over 35 years, Optimum Nutrition’s obsessive pursuit of the highest quality standards has only been matched by the desire to see you achieve your goals.

Powering 2 billion workouts around the world, Optimum Nutrition has helped anybody who ever had a fitness aspiration and believed that they could achieve it, from elite athletes to everyday gym goers and amateur sportsman.

Banned substance tested & trusted by fitness professionals. Optimum Nutrition remains the #1 protein brand in the world for a reason.

Sprint Fit stocks a wide range of Optimum Nutrition products such as the multi award winning 100% Whey Gold Standard Protein, Serious Mass, Amino Energy and Gold Standard Pre Workout.

Whey Protein Isolate FAQs
What is whey protein isolate (WPI)?

Whey protein isolate (WPI) is a highly refined form of whey protein derived from the liquid part of milk that separates during cheese production. It undergoes extensive processing to remove most fats and carbohydrates, resulting in a product that’s approximately 90% or higher in protein content.

Why choose whey protein isolate over regular whey protein?

Whey protein isolate differs from standard whey protein because it is filtered to remove lactose, creating one of the purest proteins available. It has a complete amino acid profile and is super easy to mix.

 

Whey protein isolate offers enhanced benefits due to its higher protein content, lower fat and carbohydrate levels, lactose-free nature, faster absorption, and easier digestion. These advantages make WPI an excellent choice for anyone looking to maximise their protein intake, improve muscle recovery, and maintain digestive comfort.

Is whey protein isolate suitable for lactose-intolerant individuals?

Generally, whey protein isolate is suitable for and can benefit lactose-intolerant individuals due to its minimal lactose content and ease of digestion. However, individual tolerances vary, so monitor your body’s response to your chosen protein powder.

How do I consume whey protein isolate?

There are many ways you can incorporate whey protein isolate into your diet. Some common methods include:

 

  • Protein Shakes: Mix your whey protein isolate with water, milk, or another one of your favourite liquids in a shaker bottle.
  • Smoothies: For a nutritious smoothie, blend a scoop of whey protein isolate with fruits, vegetables, yoghurt, and ice.
  • Baking and Cooking: Whether baking or cooking, you can add whey protein powder to your favourite recipes.

Staying hydrated is vital when taking whey protein isolate (WPI), as increased protein intake can necessitate more water for digestion and metabolism. Follow the recommended serving size on the product label, typically one scoop (around 25-30 grams).

 

For optimal muscle recovery, consume WPI within 30 minutes post-workout; it can also be used as a snack between meals to meet your daily protein requirements.

What are the common flavours available for whey protein isolate?

We have WPIs available in several delicious flavours. Some of the most popular options are:

  • Vanilla
  • Chocolate
  • Strawberry
  • Cookies and Cream
  • Banana
  • Mocha
  • Salted Caramel
How does whey protein isolate compare to plant-based proteins?

Many plant-based proteins may lack one or more essential amino acids, requiring a combination of different sources to achieve a complete protein profile. On the other hand, WPIs are complete, containing all nine essential amino acids, including higher concentrations of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) like leucine, which are crucial for muscle protein synthesis.

What should I consider when buying whey protein isolate?

When looking for the right whey protein isolate, consider the following factors:

  • Protein content: Look at the percentage of protein per serving. WPIs should have a protein content of 90% or higher.
  • Amino acid profile: Check your WPI’s amino profile, ensuring it contains all essential amino acids.
  • Flavours: Choose a flavour you enjoy, or that mixes well with your favourite beverage. The right flavour encourages consistent use.
  • Quality and purity: Check the listed ingredients to verify the product’s quality. Look for options with minimal additives, sugars, and fillers.

Brand: Look for reputable brands with positive reviews. At Sprint Fit, we have carefully selected our carried brands, so you can be confident in the quality of your product.

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