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Description:

Maintenance, repair, and growth of lean muscle mass are as important to your training as your energy source. That's why serious endurance athletes also need considerable amounts of protein, far above the normal adult RDA. Low dietary protein lengthens recovery time, causes muscle weakness, and suppresses the immune system. Prolonged protein deficiencies will cancel the beneficial effects of your workouts; instead, you will become susceptible to fatigue, lethargy, anemia, and possibly even more severe disorders. Athletes with over-training syndrome usually have protein deficiency.

Hammer Whey fulfills your post-workout protein requirements, without any added sugars, fillers, artificial sweeteners, or other questionable nutrients

Why Hammer Whey for recovery?

Hammer Whey is the standard for promoting rapid recovery. For rebuilding lean muscle tissue and supporting optimal immune system function between workouts and races, whey protein has no peer. It is the most bioavailable form of protein and has the highest percentage of essential amino acids, the protein building blocks that your body does not manufacture and must obtain from dietary sources. Moreover, 25% of the essential amino acid component comes from the three most important amino acids for muscle tissue repair, the branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) leucine, isoleucine, and valine.

Each level scoop of Hammer Whey contains a huge six grams of glutamine, providing even more muscle rebuilding and immune system-enhancing benefits. Hammer Whey is also rich in two other highly beneficial amino acids, methionine and cysteine. These two nutrients stimulate the natural production of glutathione, one of the body's most powerful antioxidants. Endurance exercise increases free-radical production, so endurance athletes need extra antioxidant protection. Glutathione also supports immune system and liver functions.

Short, four-amino acid chains known as quadripeptides constitute another key component of whey protein. Quadripeptides have a pain-killing (analgesic) effect that can help alleviate the soreness after an intense workout or all-out race effort.

Another consideration when supplementing with Whey is that you choose whey protein isolate, not whey protein concentrate. Whey protein isolate is virtually lactose- and fat-free; many lactose-intolerant people can still use whey protein isolate because it contains only a miniscule amount of lactose. Also, whey isolate checks in at a sturdy 90-97% protein, whereas whey concentrate contains only 70-80% protein. Simply put, whey protein isolate is a purer protein and the best protein you can consume after a hard workout, which is why Hammer Whey is comprised of whey protein isolates only.

How well you perform tomorrow depends on how well you recover today. During the recovery process that your body grows stronger and more fit. Exercise breaks down muscle tissue, depletes energy stores, and stresses your immune system. Recovery builds these back up again—if you have adequate nutrient intake and a sensible exercise regime. Athletic improvement occurs during the rest and recovery phase, when your body responds to the stress of training. Smart athletes follow the formula for success: recover as purposely as you train. Hammer Whey is a key component for superior recovery.

Benefits:

Whey is available in the following delicious flavors: Chocolate, Chai, Strawberry, Vanilla, and Unflavored.

Protein supplementation is absolutely essential for any hard-training athlete to maintain, repair, and grow lean muscle mass. Hammer Whey, ideal for supporting your immune system, and enhancing recovery between workouts and races, helps you obtain the full amount of protein you need daily.

Whey is the most easily assimilated of all proteins and is packed with a tremendous amount of naturally occurring branched chain amino acids. Hammer Whey also contains high amounts of other recovery-specific amino acids and is glutamine-fortified for immune system support. Hammer Whey is 100% whey protein isolate, so you get more actual protein per serving and less lactose and fat than obtained through the commonly found concentrate form.

Serious endurance athletes have protein requirements far above the normal adult RDA, so make sure you always have Hammer Whey on hand.

Extra Benefits:
Contains only 100% undenatured (non-heated) whey isolate, which is virtually lactose & fat free but rich in immune-enhancing beta-lactalbumins and alpha-lactalbumins. Gram per gram we believe you won't find a higher quality protein at a better value, especially when you compare the whey protein isolate in Hammer Whey to cheaper whey concentrates, most of which contain only 70-85% actual protein and higher amounts of fat and lactose.

Q: Should I use Whey or Soy?
A: Hammer Nutrition Fuels-what they are and how to use them

Notes:

Note: Studies have established a suggested daily requirement of at least a half-gram of protein per pound of body weight for endurance athletes.

Nutrition Labels:

Whey Chai
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 26 g (Approx 1 Level Scoop or Single Serving)
1 Level Scoop: 63 cc = 4.2 Tbsp = 12.7 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 80
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Sodium 30 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 1 g <1%
Protein 17 g
Calcium 10%
Not a significant source of total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, total carbohydrate, dietary fiber, sugar, vitamin A, or vitamin C.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Ingredients: Whey Protein Isolate (Whey Protein, Sunflower Lecithin), L-Glutamine, Natural Flavor, Stevia.
Contains:Milk
Whey Chocolate
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 26 g (Approx 1 Level Scoop or Single Serving)
1 Level Scoop: 63 cc = 4.2 Tbsp = 12.7 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 70
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Sodium 30 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 1 g <1%
Protein 17 g
Calcium 10%
Iron 2%
Not a significant source of total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, total carbohydrate, dietary fiber, sugar, vitamin A, or vitamin C.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Ingredients: Whey Protein Isolate (Whey Protein, Sunflower Lecithin), L-Glutamine, Cocoa (Processed with Alkali), Natural Flavor, Stevia.
Contains:Milk
Whey Strawberry
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 26 g (Approx 1 Level Scoop or Single Serving)
1 Level Scoop: 63 cc = 4.2 Tbsp = 12.7 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 80
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Sodium 25 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 1 g <1%
Protein 17 g
Calcium 10%
Not a significant source of total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, total carbohydrate, dietary fiber, sugar, vitamin A, vitamin C, and iron.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Ingredients: Whey Protein Isolate (Whey Protein, Sunflower Lecithin), L-Glutamine, Natural Flavor, Stevia.
Contains:Milk
Whey Unflavored
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 26 g (Approx 1 Level Scoop or Single Serving)
1 Level Scoop: 63 cc = 4.2 Tbsp = 12.7 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 80
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Sodium 30 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 0 g 0%
Protein 18 g
Calcium 10%
Not a significant source of total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, total carbohydrate, dietary fiber, sugars, vitamin A, vitamin C, and iron.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Ingredients: Whey Protein Isolate (Whey Protein, Sunflower Lecithin), L-Glutamine.
Contains:Milk
Whey Vanilla
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 26 g (Approx 1 Level Scoop or Single Serving)
1 Level Scoop: 63 cc = 4.2 Tbsp = 12.7 tsp
  Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Calories 80
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Sodium 30 mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 1 g <1%
Protein 17 g
Calcium 10%
Not a significant source of total fat, saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, dietary fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, and iron.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Ingredients: Whey Protein Isolate (Whey Protein, Sunflower Lecithin), L-Glutamine, Natural Flavor, Stevia.
Contains:Milk

Whey Protein does not contain:

Wheat, gluten, added simple sugars, stimulants, fad ingredients, or artificial flavors, colors, or sweeteners. If a "protein drink" contains any of the above ingredients, it can cause unwanted side effects that may actually hinder your performance.

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Product Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Vanilla Whey + Orange Juice = Creamsicle I bought the Vanilla flavored Whey Protein and am really enjoying the results as a meal replacement, breakfast alternative. The flavor is fantastic when mixed with orange juice it tastes like a creamsicle.
Date published: 2014-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great taste I drink the Chocolate Whey protein everyday in the morning with just water. It tastes great, and the texture is smooth. I love the high quality ingredients and will continue to use Hammer Nutrition.
Date published: 2014-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good I have been using this product for years. It does exactly what I want it to do - I use it to add protein to my diet when I perhaps didn't get enough on a particular day.
Date published: 2014-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No additives! If you've looked at other protein powders you'll typically find a list of additives. No so in the Whey plain. It dissolves great and seems to work great after a workout.
Date published: 2015-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I highly recommend! Great product from a great company. I am quickly coming to realize that there are no better products for me than those from Hammer. Their whey protein is the best!
Date published: 2015-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great source of protein continually use this in my morning or mid-afternoon smoothie. Tastes great and makes you feel great! I am a marathon runner and use this to meet my protein needs,
Date published: 2014-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tasting quality Whey The two most important things to me are: 1 the quality of the whey protein and 2 the taste. You always do an awesome job with quality! The taste is great as well!
Date published: 2015-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flavor and Nutrition! We have a lot of confidence in Hammer Whey Vanilla Protein Powder. It has great flavor and healthy ingredients. It's filling and tasty in all kinds of smoothies
Date published: 2014-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product. This protein is perfect for recovery chocolate milk and any time smoothies! Kids use it all the time with their chocolate milk too after the long swim workouts.
Date published: 2015-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hammer Whey Protein Rocks! I have been using Hammer Whey Protein for years as an essential part of my recovery program. Its light, pleasant taste makes it a great post workout choice!
Date published: 2015-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb product Bought this on the recommendation from a friend, could not be happier. Not only is the taste great, more importantly I'm not having any digestive issues!
Date published: 2014-12-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Hammer Whey I like the results I get from the vanilla whey however I wish it had a stronger vanilla taste. I prefer my protein shakes to get thicker when blended.
Date published: 2014-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WHEY is a WOW The WHEY gives me energy and vitality. I don't have to fuss with fixing food. Instead I make a quick whey drink and get on with the day with a smile
Date published: 2014-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for post weight workout This is the perfect drink to have plan or add to a smoothie right after a weight workout, and a good way to make sure I get enough protein. Thanks!
Date published: 2014-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Protein I love the quality Hammer puts into their products - the Whey Protein is no exception. Great recovery and overall maintenance source of nutrition.
Date published: 2014-04-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from This is not my favorite powder at all. The consistency is too thin and the flavor is less than desirable. I will not buy this product again
Date published: 2014-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from clean and delicious I really love this one. Tried it for the first time this month and love mixing it with my almond milk and a splash of chai after a workout.
Date published: 2015-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from hammer whey no flavor This is only protein I could find that does not have added flavor. I can use it without spoiling taste of real foods I am adding it into.
Date published: 2014-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Chcolate protein i have the chocolate. it tastes great without having a chemical flavor like most supplelemtns. please keeep useing healthy ingredients!!
Date published: 2014-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pure Ingredients I'm always looking for the purest possible ingredients without the preservatives or heavy metals, and it still tastes incredibly good!
Date published: 2014-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Taste I am using my whey protein in evening shakes like snickerdoodle and chocolate banana. The protein mixes well and tastes great!
Date published: 2015-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mixes well in shaker bottle and tastes great! Mixes well in shaker bottle and tastes great. I trust Hammer for great nutrition and their Whey product didn't disappoint.
Date published: 2015-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent for smoothies We love making smoothies with fresh fruits/veggies. The unflavored whey protein is a great addition for a balanced drink.
Date published: 2014-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wonderful didn't think I would like it, but, it was wonderful. loved the fruity flavor, made my shakes tastier and easier to drink.
Date published: 2015-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! I have been using Hammer Why for years and I love it. Great for recovery, and I especially like that it is whey isolate.
Date published: 2014-10-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Protein I have used this in pre and post workout shakes. It is a great product. I drink the vanilla and it always taste great .
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mixes easy Good taste, like that you can mix it as a smoothie or when in a hurry mix it with 6 ounce's of water and chug it down
Date published: 2014-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Flavor I put Chocolate Hammer Whey in my smoothie every morning. Using Hammer Whey helps me reach my daily required protein.
Date published: 2015-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highest quality product I've found High quality protein powder without all the additional sugar and "fillers" that are so common in most products.
Date published: 2015-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product excellent product for recovery, very good taste, I feel glad I acquired and continue to use to see results.
Date published: 2015-04-30
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