What are Protein Shakes?
Protein shakes are a really popular and convenient way of getting more protein into your everyday diet, supporting your muscles throughout your gym training. Protein shakes come in a variety of formulas, so you can find the perfect protein powder to support your unique workout goals.
How to Make a Protein Shake
Protein shakes are incredibly easy and quick to make. Simply add the recommended number of scoops of protein powder to water or milk, and mix well for a smooth and delicious protein boost.
Our Protein Products
We’ve got a huge range of high-quality protein powders — from whey protein and casein, to plant-based and non-diary options, you are sure to find your perfect protein shake no matter your diet.
Our Impact Whey Protein is the UK’s #1 protein powder for excellent everyday nutrition, with key benefits that make it the best-seller:
• Ideal everyday shake to support all training goals
• Contains 21g of high-quality protein*
• Features 4.5g naturally-occurring BCAAs*
• Available in over 40 delicious flavours
Our Vegan Protein Blend offers the best in plant-based nutrition, containing a blend of pea and bean isolate protein powder to power your workouts:
• Perfect protein shake for vegans
• Contains 24g of plant-based protein*
• Features an optimal 2:1:1 ratio of BCAAs
• Includes 5g of naturally occurring BCAAs*
Our Weight Gainer Blend is the perfect formula to support your bulking-up ambitions:
• Designed to fuel serious mass-gaining gym workouts
• Boasts 31g of high-quality protein*
• Contains a huge 50g of carbohydrates*
• Features a blend of fast and slow digesting proteins
*Nutritional information will vary depending on flavour.
Are protein shakes good for you?
How "good" they are would depend on how they are used within the grand scheme of your whole diet, as well as how they complement other lifestyle-related behaviours. However, the research does tend to be fairly one-sided in supporting the use of protein powder is not just improving body composition, but also performance recovery, weight management and even as a means of reducing the impact of age-related loss of lean muscle mass.
Are protein shakes keto-friendly?
Most protein shakes would be considered keto-friendly, however, "diet" shakes, "weight-gainers" and "recovery" shakes would all likely contain an amount of carbohydrate that would take you out of a ketogenic state.
Are protein shakes good for weight gain?
That depends on how they're incorporated into your diet. If they contribute to you being in a calorie surplus then they can help you gain weight (with research showing that they can also help maintain a desirable body composition whilst gaining weight).
Are protein shakes good for females?
Protein shakes work just as well for women as they do men, with research consistently showing how helpful they can be to helping women improve body composition, enhance recovery and better manage bodyweight.
What do protein shakes do for your muscles?
Protein shakes act similarly to other sources of protein, providing the building blocks required to repair and rebuild muscle after exercise induced damage.