Of all the nutrients you need in order to achieve your fitness goals, protein is one of the most important.
There are many foods high in protein - meats, eggs, and nuts are a few classic examples. But for people with ambitious fitness goals it’s difficult to take in enough protein from food sources alone. You can only eat so much meat or eggs in a day, meal after meal. Furthermore, if you restrain yourself to these food groups, you’ll probably end up struggling to find enough room in your stomach to absorb the desired amount of protein.
If you’re after serious mass and solid weight gain, complementing your healthy diet with a protein supplement is the key. Protein supplements are most often found in powder form. They are added to a liquid in order to create protein shakes and drinks. By choosing a protein powder supplement, you’ll be able to get a significant number of grams of protein without going to extremes on volume, keeping your stomach toned and hitting your protein goals easily.
Whey is a dairy-based protein that occurs naturally in the clotting involved in the cheese-making process. All dairy products contain a blend of both whey and casein. The protein is cow’s milk is approximately 80 percent casein and 20 percent whey. The main components of whey protein are beta-lactoglobulin, alpha lactalbumin, bovine serum albumin, and immunoglobins.
Whey protein is high-quality, highly bioavailable, and particularly rich in branched-chain amino acids – BCAA, which recommends it as a loyal ally for muscle growth and repair.
That's why whey is one of the most popular protein supplements.
All athletes recognize the importance of whey protein for building muscle and enhancing recovery. Whey protein has been around as long as the dinosaurs to most serious athletes, but access to a consistently high-quality source, however, has been much harder to come by.
The Shadow Line’s Shadowhey and Shadowhey Isolate are Dorian Yates’ solution for athletes looking to fortify their assault on building muscle.