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Want to get muscular biceps? Protein powders can go a long way

  • HT By Nivedita Mishra
  • Published on Mar 23, 2022 19:15 IST
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Protein powders are good for bodybuilding and muscle growth. However, there is a lot of gain for vegans too, whose protein intake is relatively less compared to non vegetarians.

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Protein powders help in muscle building.

Having a toned and muscular body is desired by all. Those bulging biceps and six-pack abs that film stars and celebrities so often flaunt are sure to make anyone envious. Going by the number of people joining gyms in urban areas, one would believe that getting a body like the stars should only be a matter of time. However, that is not always the case. For one, merely gymming is never a solution as one needs to do so under the guidance of a dedicated trainer, which may not be a feasible option. Another factor that contributes to body building is diet.

Regular food is often not adequate to build those envious muscles. What one needs is a protein-rich diet. Sometimes, the only way to get that extra boost of protein is by taking supplements. Protein powders are a safe option.

Here's a selection for you.

1) OZiva Protein & Herbs, Women (Natural Protein Powder with Ayurvedic Herbs - Shatavari, Giloy, Curcumin, & Multivitamins) for Better Metabolism, Skin & Hair, Certified Clean (Chocolate, 500g)

This powder is a unique blend of Ayurvedic herbs such as Shatavari, Tulsi, Ginger with class-1 protein which helps in reducing body fat percentage, building lean muscles, providing stress relief, boosting stamina, easing post workout muscle soreness, supporting mental clarity apart from increasing alertness and focus. When 30g of protein and herbs is mixed with 300 ml of milk or water it makes for a delicious protein rich shake. Ideally, you should drink it early in the morning with your breakfast or post workout.

2) Optimum Nutrition (ON) Gold Standard 100% Whey Protein Powder 2 lbs, 907 g (Double Rich Chocolate), for Muscle Support & Recovery, Vegetarian - Primary Source Whey Isolate

This protein powder contains whey protein isolate, whey protein concentrate, and whey peptides/hydrolysates to support lean muscle mass. This powder can be had at any time of the day - first thing in the morning, before or after exercise, between meals, with a meal, or any time of the day - where you need a protein boost to your balanced diet.

3) Bigmuscles Nutrition Premium Gold Whey 1Kg [Caffe Latte] | Whey Protein Isolate & Whey Protein Concentrate


This powder contains Whey protein isolate, Whey protein concentrate, Whey powder, coffee powder, sweetener, preservative(E211) and thickener. It blends two strong proteins - protein isolate and protein concentrate, both of which have been sourced from USA. It is suitable for core bodybuilders, athletes, fitness professionals and enthusiasts as it promotes muscle growth, counteracts muscle breakdown and supports workout recovery. It comes in six different flavours and is available on Amazon in three weight categories.

Price (1 Kg)

MRP: 2,199.00

Deal of the Day: 1,458.00 

4) Fast&Up 100% Whey Protein

This powder is meant for muscle building and contains Whey protein blend of isolate and concentrate. It helps build endurance and in recovery as well. It also contains digestive enzyme - Pepzyme AG - for quick and easy digestion and to help prevent bloating and gastric distress. It can be had before or after workout, between meals or after a meal or anytime during the day to fulfil one's protein requirements. Both men and women can have it. It is available in three flavours.

MRP: 2,800.00

Price: 1,599.00


5) Bigmuscles Nutrition Frotein 26g Refreshing Mango Flavored Hydrolysed Whey Protein Isolate

This protein powder gives a fruity twist to the regular Whey protein. It is available in five fruity flavours including pineapple, guava, mango orange, litchi, and mango. This powder is ideal not only for bodybuilders but also for students and office bearers. It contains fast-absorbing Whey protein matrix which helps build lean muscles and support post-workout muscle recovery. It also helps one prepare for tough workouts.

MRP: 1,299.00

Deal of the day: 874.00


6) WOW Life Science Plant Protein Powder

This plant-based protein is ideally suited for vegans who find it hard to meet their protein intake requirement on a regular basis. This powder is a rich blend of natural sources of protein including pea and brown rice protein and antioxidant-rich extracts. Coupled with regular exercise and healthy diet, this is well-suited to enhance your muscle growth and overall fitness. This is a gluten-free supplement.

MRP: 1,299.00

Deal price: 989.00


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