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Soy protein – the truth.

Posted by Rick Jones on

Soy protein – the truth.

Those of you who follow us on Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram will probably realise by now that here at Mount Olympus (our nickname for head office), we read all your comments and listen to your concerns.  One thing that seems to divide opinions, or cause controversy around our posts and sponsored ads on social media, is our use of soy protein isolate in a few of our formulas – namely PRO-XL, PREMIUM MASS GAINER and ALL-IN-ONE PROTEIN. Firstly – we aren't trying to hide anything – yes, we use a soy protein isolate as ONE of the amino acid sources...

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Budget bodybuilding diary pt.2 – Kevin Ryan

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Budget bodybuilding diary pt.2 – Kevin Ryan

Figuring This Diet Sh*t Out! Well, it looks like I’ve bitten the bullet now and decided I’m going to compete with the big boys at the UKBFF Scottish championships in 2016. I need to get this diet nailed down and make sure it’s going to fit this tight budget of mine, shopping at Aldi and Lidl. After the last few years of counting macros and now realising I have been overeating with this and consuming too much in way of calories, I need to make sure I get this bang on as this time as I’m not looking to make...

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Budget bodybuilding pt.1. To Compete Or Not To Compete? – Kevin Ryan

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Budget bodybuilding pt.1. To Compete Or Not To Compete? – Kevin Ryan

Let me introduce myself. I am Kevin, a 34 year old guy from Glasgow, in sunny Scotland. I am 6ft3 tall and currently weigh in at about 17.5 stone (111kgs) with a half decent muscular physique. There’s nothing so special about me, I’m a run of the mill kind of guy with a full time job, wife, two kids (one of which is a moody teenager, and the other a 1 year old Tasmanian devil) and we have a dog, just to finish it all off.   I fancy myself as a bit of a chef but like my cooking to...

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