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All we can say is “SORRY”

Today, after weeks of incommunicado, we are able to lift the lid (sort of) on what has been going on with Natures’ Whey. We have had to stand by idly and watch the negative comments come in without the ability to respond and see the “wrath” of our once loyal customers explode without the ability to…

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Is it true? Women can’t, don’t and won’t build muscle like men?

When females express concerns about lifting weights, the number one worry is building too much muscle. Is it really true that women can’t build as much muscle as men? We explore the issue. Key to building muscle and losing body fat is our endocrine system: the complex synergy of hormones which control and govern every…

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Female Physique Training

Female physique training: competing, modelling and photo-shoots. In this series of articles about female weight training, resistance training and physique goals, we’ve discussed the answers to common questions: – should women train differently to men in the gym? – can women with PCOS train with weights? – why should women lift weights.

Should I weight train if I have PCOS? Part II

Strength training and PCOS Strength training is key to improving insulin sensitivity – a real bonus for anybody, but particularly for women with PCOS. Muscle tissue behaves very differently than bodyfat. Muscles need and use sugars (carbohydrates), helping you manage your hormones, balance your energy levels and get much more tuned into your diet, nutrition…

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Should I weight train if I have PCOS? Part I

Resistance training and female hormonal health: should I weight train if I have PCOS? Whilst we firmly believe that men and women can – and should – train, exercise and supplement their fitness in similar ways, there’s no denying the fact that female hormones demand extra attention. Under the spotlight today: PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome)…

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Why women should lift weights…..

Why women should lift weights: be healthier, look better, feel more confident….. Pumping iron, lifting weights, resistance training, weight training… whatever you call it, please do it. Ladies, we’re talking to you. Do you want to be more confident, look better, shed fat (and keep it off) and be healthier? The answer to it all…

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Does your protein shake match the claims on the label? Prepare to be shocked…

What’s in your shaker bottle? We don’t mean what brand, or even what type of protein (although we’ll give you a high-five if it’s a vegan, plant based protein!) No, we mean: what’s in there? Do you know what your protein powder contains, and what % of crucial protein and amino acids your supplements are…

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Think you don’t need sports supplements? You do – but quality counts!

Remember last year (2012) when there were lots of news stories about how nobody really needs sports supplements? That protein powder is totally unnecessary and even top sportsmen get by on a diet of jam sandwiches? This all coincided with the British Government adding VAT to sports supplement products. The reason we were given for…

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We find out why MMA fighters choose Natures’ Whey

Dairy-free, vegan protein is gaining popularity with lots of athletes. One particular sport seems drawn to plant-based protein powders: mixed martial arts. We asked Natures’ Whey ambassador Brian Moore, Irish featherweight MMA fighter, why he chooses to take our protein supplements.

Discover more about the ingredients in our products

Natures’ Whey dairy-free supplements are much more than just plant protein. Each ingredient has been carefully chosen by our small team of nutritionists and sports scientists. Everything on that ingredients list has a role to play (and there’s nothing there which doesn’t have a good reason for being chosen). We thought you’d like to find…

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Coming Soon – Xplosi-V

Not quite an all-in-one but not quite a pure protein powder!  

Recipes

Some of our customers have come back to us with ways in which they consume our products. Here are some of the ones so far:

20% VAT INCREASE! Important – Please Read!

On the 21st March 2012 the government announced that 20% VAT would be applied to all sports nutrition drinks & supplements. This was an unexpected announcement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, but was aimed at tapping into a £4 billion industry.

Protein & the Vegan Diet
Protein & the Vegan Diet

Protein, it’s an issue that seems to come up for every vegan virtually daily.  “How do you get your protein” is something you hear (often from the most unfit friend or relative), then we have the other extreme of vegan who seem to believe that protein is almost toxic “Eat protein & it will kill…

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The benefits of Maca
The benefits of Maca

Lepidium Meyenii or Maca is one essential ingredient of Ignite Ultra v. The reasons for adding it will become clear the more we progress through this article.

Why Ignite Ultra V?
Why Ignite Ultra V?

Ignite Ultra v is unlike any other vegan & vegetarian protein powder seen thus far. Several differences set it apart from others in this sector, including the ingredients, tub size & the gorgeous flavours.