Nutritional protein given all clear
Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova rocked the tennis world when she revealed that she had failed a drugs test at the Australian Open. A very real issue for professional athletes, doping scandals have the potential to ruin careers, even if the substances were previously approved and used innocently. However the World Doping Agency have a very serious job to do if they are to protect the clean athlete from unfair competition or substances that may prove harmful.
Supplement makers have long been wise to this issue with the approval of Informed Sport, a quality assurance program for sports nutrition products, being a necessity for those who want the benefit of supplements without having to worry about banned substances. Not only is this important for professional athletes, but the Informed Sport approval also informs the average fitness fan that a supplement company is striving to use only ingredients that can be trusted – an issue that has dogged sports nutrition for decades.
Joining over 400 other products from 13 countries registered to the programme, the launch of the Elite+ sees Musclefood go to market with a range of supplements that is Informed Sport approved from the start. Every batch is tested for the banned substances in a ISO17025 accredited laboratory.
The three ranges, Elite Mass+, Elite Whey+ and Elite Focus+, all carry the Informed-Sport stamp which means athletes can be certain the supplements contain no stimulants, hormones or other substances banned by the WADA. Every ingredient is listed on the packaging and the formula is made from only the finest ingredients.The three products certified are whey protein powder Elite Whey+, mass gainer Elite Mass+ and pre-workout supplement Elite Focus+.
- Elite Whey+ contains 86% protein per pack, is low in sugar and calories and the BCAA levels will increase muscle retention and maximise fat loss.
- Elite Mass+ is packed with over 66g of low GI carbs, 47g of protein and contains 542 calories for maximum gain.
- Elite Focus+ is for pre-workout and contains four pre-workout blends which means hitting the gym with maximum energy.
Elite Whey+ and Elite Mass+ come in three flavours, Chocolate Heaven, Raspberry Ripple and Vanilla Swirl, with Elite Focus+ available in Lemon and Lime.
All Musclefood products can be purchase direct from their online store.