Most Cost Effective Whey Protein Powder In Uk?

Discussion in 'Diet & Nutrition' started by EaterOfCabbage, Oct 2, 2019.

  1. EaterOfCabbage

    EaterOfCabbage

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    So I'm on a bit of a budget and I'd like to have some recommendations on what would be the cheapest whey protein powder purchasable in the UK? I looking for the cheapest whilst not terrible quality protein. Things like flavour, taste etc. doesn't matter to me.

    I was using Precision Engineered from Holland & Barrett which had buy one get one free for ages but they've changed it to buy one get one half price which is nowhere near as good anymore.

    Any recommendations?
     
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  2. Richard Dick

    Richard Dick Full Member

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    Surprised no-one ever replied to this. The answer is bodybuilding warehouse, gonutrition, myprotein and bulkpowders, probably in that order. Get their cheapest whey concentrate from whichever one is having a 45% or more off sale. I usually aim to get close to £5 a kilo.
     
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  3. BustaNutt

    BustaNutt Mr Nuttivator Full Member

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    I find these online stores a bit of a pain in the arse personally. I haven’t found one that offers click & collect delivery so they always end up trying to deliver while I’m at work. That means I get a text in the day saying “Delivery has been successful!” and then I come home to find the box has been chucked over the side gate and rained on all afternoon so it’s soggy mess. First world problems I know but it still pisses me off lol.
     
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  4. SteveB

    SteveB Full Member

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    Bulkpowders deliver via DPD who allow you select a local drop off point so you can collect it later.
     
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  5. BustaNutt

    BustaNutt Mr Nuttivator Full Member

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    Haha I knew one of you would have an answer.
     
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  6. Porky

    Porky Committee brofessor Top Contributor

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    Would irritate me too having to take my sealed plastic bag of whey out of a wet box that goes immediately in the bin anyway
     
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  7. BustaNutt

    BustaNutt Mr Nuttivator Full Member

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    One helpful guy and one fucking smartarse! Thanks for restoring balance to the forums! :lol:
     
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  8. Redwing

    Redwing Muscle Supermarket Rep & Money Saving Expert!

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    The answer.is always in the offers thread.

    I only post decent protien, there's no shit in there, no spiked protiens.

    All the usual places like Bulkpowders, BBW, MP all sell decent protiens thars constantly on offer.
     
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  9. BustaNutt

    BustaNutt Mr Nuttivator Full Member

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    Fuck that. I wanna know where to get the spiked proteins!
    :bodybuilder:
    Seriously though, do companies still spike their powders with shit??
     
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  10. Richard Dick

    Richard Dick Full Member

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    They're spiked with cheap amino acids to artificially raise the apparent protein content.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Chinese_milk_scandal
     
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    BustaNutt Mr Nuttivator Full Member

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  12. Richard Dick

    Richard Dick Full Member

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    Doesn't mean it's not from China just cause you order from a UK website. UK protein powder is spiked all the time anyway, not quite like the melamine scandal, that's an extreme example.
     
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  13. Simon

    Simon Moderator

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    We had all this blow up a while back with Iron Science, who we can now mention as I notice the company is dissolved! As @Richard Dick says a simple nitrogen test to check protein content % can be manipulated. I believe there are other more reliable tests but they're very expensive.
     
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  14. actin

    actin Balls of Stallion Full Member

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    Sod the protein powder if your on a budget. Just eat more food instead
     
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  15. BustaNutt

    BustaNutt Mr Nuttivator Full Member

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    Wow. Good info. Just tried searching this but there’s not much info online. Iron Science is dissolved and there’s talk over on UK-M from back in 2012 saying their protein was chalky cheap crap.
     
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