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Old 11th Nov 2012, 17:04   #1
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buying whey protein in London

Any advice on where to buy whey protein and maybe other supplements in London? Preferably North West but doesn't really matter as long as it's good quality and price wise.

I just bought 2lb Gold Standard Whey by Optimum Nutrition in Holland & Barrett for 39.99 so feel a little ripped off.

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Old 11th Nov 2012, 17:05   #2
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Umm... online and delivered for much cheaper?

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Old 11th Nov 2012, 17:07   #3
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http://www.nrgfuel.co.uk/product/100-whey-protein/
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Old 11th Nov 2012, 17:11   #4
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I'd also suggest buying it online. I'm pretty sure that Muscleworks or many other hardcore gyms will sell you supplements if you go into them but it's probably less hassle to just order it online.

If you really must buy from Holland & Barrett then wait a few days for one of their regular sales, they've normally got either half price or buy one get one for a penny deals on - that should just about compensate for the high normal prices.

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Old 11th Nov 2012, 17:13   #5
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i dont have preferences as to where to buy it, just want it to be of a decent quality and not too expensive. Cheers for the link Stoned

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Old 11th Nov 2012, 17:16   #6
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my protien is cheap enough

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Old 11th Nov 2012, 17:51   #7
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your box of tissues enjoys it for free

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Old 11th Nov 2012, 18:01   #8
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I ordered from these guys last night, Got a good offer on. + they have a shop in london

http://www.swiftsupplements.co.uk/Op...ard-Whey-2200g
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Old 11th Nov 2012, 18:24   #9
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^ that's a very nice price

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Old 11th Nov 2012, 19:11   #10
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^ that's a very nice price
No it's not. That price is a joke.

http://www.myprotein.com/UK/products...t_whey_protein - 5kg flavoured for £58.

Enter mp15628 for a discount and there is free deliver for orders over £50.


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Old 11th Nov 2012, 19:13   #11
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That's a terrible price!

Www.myprotein.com is much cheaper, and the quality is as good as any expensive brand. Whey is whey.

MP96516 will give you 5% off your first order too.

Edit: lol beaten!
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Old 11th Nov 2012, 19:15   #12
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Old 11th Nov 2012, 20:47   #13
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Can get unflavoured 5kg for around £41 too (via price beater). It doesnt taste too bad with oats
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Old 11th Nov 2012, 21:04   #14
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cheers for advice guys. Will return the **** I bought today and get a 5kg from myprotein.

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Old 11th Nov 2012, 21:31   #15
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Can get unflavoured 5kg for around £41 too (via price beater). It doesnt taste too bad with oats
They now actually sell whey and oats together! About bloody time too lol.


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Old 11th Nov 2012, 21:48   #16
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Buy unflavoured MP Impact Whey as it's cheapest. I buy their Flavdrops (I have a small collection now) so I never have to have the same flavour shake 2 days running.
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Old 12th Nov 2012, 11:27   #17
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What are the flavdrops like?

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Old 12th Nov 2012, 12:37   #18
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I put a single drop in my liquid fish oil and it tastes like sweets.

You generally need to put more than the recommended dose in a 2 scoop/350-400ml shake to get something similar to a pre-flavoured shake, but I usually do 8-10 which makes a perfectly drinkable shake with cold water/water and ice (no hint of the whey taste). Some flavours work with milk better than water (e.g. the chocolate), but I have about 6 flavours now and use them in a bunch of stuff (oats, quark etc).
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Old 12th Nov 2012, 12:59   #19
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I'm a big fan of bulksupplementsdirect. Don't have the same amount of flavours, but I rate the quality of the protein, and actually know the people that own the company and trust them implicitly.

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Old 12th Nov 2012, 15:45   #20
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I'm a big fan of bulksupplementsdirect. Don't have the same amount of flavours, but I rate the quality of the protein, and actually know the people that own the company and trust them implicitly.
These guys? www.bulksupplementsdirect.co.uk/

If so, I can't find any whey on their site!

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Old 12th Nov 2012, 16:11   #21
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That's odd, they only have 1 product on sale for whey / protein!

Something must have gone wrong there.


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Old 12th Nov 2012, 16:14   #22
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That's odd, they only have 1 product on sale for whey / protein!

Something must have gone wrong there.
I can't even see that, tried looking in Protein Shakes (Blends) and Protein Supplements sections.

I did find this in the Bulk Protein Powder section though http://www.bulksupplementsdirect.co....n-protein.html

Typing "whey" into the search = no results, "protein" brings up that casein and some random powders/tablets.

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Old 12th Nov 2012, 16:26   #23
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Yep, very weird!


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Old 12th Nov 2012, 16:28   #24
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or just use bulksupplements in the MP price matcher...

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Old 12th Nov 2012, 16:29   #25
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latest news is from march this year. looks like they are going under.
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Old 12th Nov 2012, 20:04   #26
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Oh how strange. I've dropped them an email.

Just shows how often I buy protein supplementation!

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