Optimum Nutrition Supplements : Brand Review

Optimum Nutrition (ON) has steadily become one of the most trusted and recognisable sport and nutrition brands in the world today. They were awarded the Supplement of the year and Protein powder of the year for 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008, and in 2011 were voted the world’s number 1 sports brand. ON are world renowned with British endorsements from the likes of UK Athletics, English Rugby and many more.

The ON brand targets the fitness and sport professional and enthusiast. Their products help you to develop a lean, healthy physique/ figure, improve physical performance, as well as maximising your potential.

ON have a multidisciplinary team of experts that include scientists such as food scientists, nutritionists and sport and fitness professionals to help them meet the high expectations of the consumer. These experts work collaboratively to deliver optimal ratios of key nutrients and nutritional components that maximise gains when combined with a healthy balanced diet and physical activity.

Optimum Nutrition 100% Gold Standard Whey is widely recognised as the market leader when it comes to whey concentrate isolate blends. It is an 80% protein delivering 24g protein per 30g scoop which provides your muscles and bodily tissue with the essential BCAA’s integral to muscle and tissue recovery and growth.

Their protein and mass gainers such as Optimum Nutrition Serious Mass also make for ideal mid-meal snacks for those of you that wish to either gain or lose weight.

So for a supplement that puts as much in to their supplements as we as the consumer get out, look no further than Optimum Nutrition.

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Integrating Optimum Nutrition supplements into your daily routine:


Upon waking

-30g Optimum Nutrition 100% Gold Standard Whey Protein with 150ml semi-skimmed milk
-1-2 Optimum Nutrition Fish Oil Capsules
-40g oats with approx 150ml semi-skimmed milk
-100ml Orange juice

Mid Morning

-5-10g Optimum Nutrition Micronised Creatine Powder
-2x Ryvita with light cream cheese and black pepper
-200ml water


-Tuna and light mayonnaise sandwich (2 slices wholegrain bread)
-Crudités with humous
-200g natural yoghurt with teaspoon of Manuka honey

Mid Afternoon



Before training session:

-2 Optimum Nutrition Amino Chewables 30mins prior to session

After training session:

-30g Optimum Nutrition 100% Gold Standard Whey Protein

Main meal:

1 grilled chicken breast
80g cooked wholemeal pasta
Iceberg Lettuce (4-5 leafs)
1x slice granary bread made into croutons
30ml Cider Vinegar
Black Pepper

30mins before bed:

-Optimum Nutrition ZMA
-Optimum Nutrition 100% Casein

About the Author

Job Role Qualified Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist Qualifications BSc (Hons) Sports Science | BSc (Hons) Dietetics Tom has always participated in sport both recreationally and competitively which led to an unquenchable thirst for information on anything health, nutrition and fitness. After leaving school Tom went on to play for a football academy during which time he studied Sport and Exercise Science. From here he went on to study a BSc (Hons) Sport Science at UEA followed by his second BSc (Hons) degree, this time at the University of Hertfordshire studying Dietetics. Tom has worked in the fitness, educational and clinical nutrition industry starting out at David Lloyd Health and Leisure Clubs. He then went on to work as a Dietitian (RD) in the NHS, during which time he conducted clinics for healthy eating, weight loss and weight gain, as well as specialised consultations on Diabetes, IBS and Coeliac disease to name a few. He has vast amounts of experience at devising diet plans and supplement regimens, as well as working in the community with schools and competitive athletes. As Head Nutritionist and Supplement expert at Discount Supplements Tom is here to provide current and evidence based health and nutrition information to help you reach your health and fitness goals!
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