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Hard Gainer Extreme

A calorie dense and nutritious weight-gain shake

4.422947131608549

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Product Overview

Hard Gainer Extreme | Product Overview & Benefits

Why did we design Hard Gainer Extreme?

When striving to increase mass and size, you must be in a calorie surplus (energy intake > energy expenditure), otherwise you will be facing an uphill battle. Additionally, you need to be following a progressive, structured training program combined with appropriate rest and sleep. Accomplishing an increase in mass and size will require you to consume regular calorie-dense meals and snacks, although, this can be extremely challenging with such hectic lifestyles. Therefore, this newly formulated Hard Gainer Extreme with improved taste and texture is a potent blend tailored towards weight gain and muscle bulk.

How did we design Hard Gainer Extreme?

This new formulation now boasts 35g of fast and slowly digested proteins per 125g serving, making it perfect for rapid post-exercise recovery as well as a slow-sustained delivery of amino acids throughout the day. On top of this, three different carbohydrates have been incorporated, including both fructose and maltodextrin, to supply a staggering 61g of carbohydrates per serving; this is over 15g more than our previous formulation! Complimentary actives including creatine monohydrate, l-glutamine, MCT powder and a compelling vitamin and mineral blend have also been integrated to complete the finishing touches to this extremely popular supplement.

What are the Key Benefits?

  • Protein – 35g of high quality protein per serving (125g – 3 ½ large scoops) will contribute to the growth and maintenance of muscle mass.
  • Carbohydrates – 61g of carbohydrates per serving will help fuel your workouts, replenish your glycogen stores post-exercise and support weight-gain.
  • Calories – an astounding 446 calories per serving will help you achieve a calorie surplus each day which is the first essential step to gaining mass and size.
  • Creatine – 5g per serving will help enhance performance in successive bursts of short-term, high intensity exercise, such as weightlifting.
  • L-Glutamine – supplementing this (particularly post-workout) can help to restore amino acid levels that are diminished during your workout. Restoring these will provide a fundamental building block for new proteins to be manufactured to help with recovery.
  • Flavours – take your pick between 6 tantalising flavours (Chocolate Smooth, Vanilla, Strawberry, Banana, Choc Mint, Cookies and Cream) or our popular unflavoured option.

Is this product for me?

Hard Gainer Extreme is a perfectly tailored supplement for anyone striving or struggling to increase size and mass. Alternatively, this product is ideal for post-recovery as it contains proteins (for repair), carbohydrates and fats (for replenishment) and vitamins and minerals (for health and vitality).

When should I consume Hard Gainer Extreme?

To reap the benefits of this product, our expert team of nutritionists recommend consuming this product first thing in the morning or immediately pre/post workout.

Please note that the labelling on this product is provided in English as a minimum. French, Italian, German, Spanish, Danish, Swedish, Hungarian and Finnish may also be present on a product by product basis.

Key Benefits

  • 35g of protein per serving
  • 61g of carbohydrates per serving
  • Perfectly tailored for weight gain with 446 calories per serving

Suggested Use

  • Add 3 ½ large scoops (125g) to 500-1000 ml of water or full fat milk in a Myprotein shaker, shake for 30 seconds and consume 30 minutes pre/post workout.
  • Consume first thing in the morning with Greek yoghurt, smoothies, pancakes, porridges or on its own to fuel you through the day.
  • Alternatively, consume anytime throughout the day.

Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. This product is intended to be used alongside an active lifestyle and a balanced diet. Suitable for vegetarians.

Ingredients

For allergens, see ingredients in bold.

Banana Flavour: Modified Maize Starch (37.2%), Whey Protein Concentrate(Whey Protein Concentrate(Milk), Emulsifier(Soy , Sunflower Lecithin))(12.4%), Whey Protein Isolate(Whey Protein Isolate(Milk), Emulsifier(Soy, Sunflower Lecithin)), Fructose, Milk Protein Concentrate (6%), Calcium Caseinate(Milk) (5.5%), Medium Chain Triglyceride Powder(Medium Chain Triglycerides, Milk Protein, Glucose Syrup, Dipotassium phosphate, Tricalcium phosphate) (5%), Oatflour , Natural flavouring(Flavouring(Curcumin Extract), Sweetener(Sucralose)), L Glutamine, Creatine Monohydrate, Flax Seed Powder(3%), Xanthan Gum, Multi Vitamin Powder(Magnesium, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin E, Niacin, Vitamin A, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D3, Thiamine, Riboflavin, Iodine), Multienzyme complex.

Chocolate Mint Flavour: Modified Maize Starch (37.2%), Whey Protein Concentrate(Whey Protein Concentrate(Milk), Emulsifier(Soy, Sunflower Lecithin)) (12.4%), Whey Protein Isolate(Whey Protein Isolate(Milk, Emulsifier(Soy, Sunflower Lecithin)) (7%), Fructose, Milk Protein Concentrate (6%), Calcium Caseinate(Milk), Medium Chain Triglyceride Powder(Medium Chain Triglycerides, Milk Protein, Glucose Syrup, Dipotassium phosphate, Tricalcium phosphate) (5%), Oatflour, L Glutamine , Creatine Monohydrate, Flax Seed Powder (3%),Flavouring(Flavouring, Fat reduced cocoa powder, Sweetener(Surcalose)), Fat reduced cocoa powder, Xanthan Gum, Multi Vitamin Powder(Magnesium, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin E, Niacin, Vitamin A, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D3, Thiamine, Riboflavin,Iodine), Multienzyme complex.

Chocolate Smooth Flavour: Modified Maize Starch (37.7%), Whey Protein Concentrate(Whey Protein Concentrate(Milk), Emulsifier( Soy, Sunflower Lecithin)) (12.4%), Whey Protein Isolate(Whey Protein Isolate(Milk), Emulsifier(Soy, Sunflower Lecithin))(7%), Fructose, Milk Protein Concentrate (6%), Calcium Caseinate(Milk) (5.5%), Medium Chain Triglyceride Powder(Medium Chain Triglycerides, Milk Protein, Glucose Syrup, Dipotassium phosphate, Tricalcium phosphate) (5%), Oatflour, L Glutamine, Creatine Monohydrate, Flavouring (Flavouring, Fat Reduced Cocoa Powder, Sweetener(Sucralose)), Flax Seed Powder (3%), Xanthan Gum, Multi Vitamin Powder(Magnesium, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin E, Niacin, Vitamin A, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D3, Thiamine, Riboflavin,Iodine), Multienzyme complex.

Cookies & Cream Flavour: Modified Maize Starch (37.7%), Whey Protein Concentrate(Whey Protein Concentrate(Milk), Emulsifier( Soy, Sunflower Lecithin)) (12.4%), Whey Protein Isolate(Whey Protein Isolate(Milk), Emulsifier( Soy, Sunflower Lecithin)) (7%), Fructose, Milk Protein Concentrate (6%), Calcium Caseinate(Milk) (5.5%), Medium Chain Triglyceride Powder(Medium Chain Triglycerides, Milk Protein, Glucose Syrup, Dipotassium phosphate, Tricalcium phosphate) (5%), Oatflour, L Glutamine, Creatine Monohydrate, Flax Seed Powder (3%), Flavourings (Flavourings, Fat reduced cocoa powder, Sweetener(Surcalose)), Xanthan Gum, Multi Vitamin Powder(Magnesium, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin E, Niacin, Vitamin A, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D3, Thiamine, Riboflavin,Iodine),Multienzyme complex.

Strawberry Cream Flavour: Modified Maize Starch (40.2%), Whey Protein Concentrate(Whey Protein Concentrate(Milk), Emulsifier(Soy , Sunflower Lecithin)) (12.4%), Whey Protein Isolate(Whey Protein Isolate(Milk),Emulsifier(Soy, Sunflower Lecithin)) (7%), Fructose, Milk Protein Concentrate (6%), Calcium Caseinate(Milk) (5.5%), Medium Chain Triglyceride Powder(Medium Chain Triglycerides, Milk Protein, Glucose Syrup, Dipotassium phosphate, Tricalcium phosphate) (5%), Oatflour (4.7%), L Glutamine, Creatine Monohydrate, Flax Seed Powder (3%), Flavouring (Flavouring, Beetroot Juice Powder, Sweetener(Sucralose)), Xanthan Gum, Multi Vitamin Powder(Magnesium, Vitamin C,Iron, Vitamin E, Niacin, Vitamin A, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D3, Thiamine, Riboflavin,Iodine), Multienzyme complex.

Unflavoured : Modified Maize Starch (35.7%), Whey Protein Concentrate(Whey Protein Concentrate(Milk), Emulsifier(Soy , Sunflower Lecithin))(12.4%), Whey Protein Isolate(Whey Protein Isolate(Milk),Emulsifier(Soy, Sunflower Lecithin)) (7%), Fructose (6%), Milk Protein Concentrate (6%), Calcium Caseinate(Milk) (5.5%), Medium Chain Triglyceride Powder(Medium Chain Triglycerides, Milk Protein, Glucose Syrup, Dipotassium phosphate, Tricalcium phosphate) (5%), Oatflour (4.7%), L Glutamine, Creatine Monohydrate, Flax Seed Powder (3%), Xanthan Gum, Multi Vitamin Powder(Magnesium, Vitamin C,Iron, Vitamin E, Niacin, Vitamin A, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D3, Thiamine, Riboflavin,Iodine), Multienzyme complex.

Vanilla Flavour : Modified Maize Starch (35.7%), Whey Protein Concentrate(Whey Protein Concentrate(Milk), Emulsifier(Soy , Sunflower Lecithin))(12.4%), Whey Protein Isolate(Whey Protein Isolate(Milk),Emulsifier(Soy, Sunflower Lecithin)) (7%), Fructose (6%), Milk Protein Concentrate (6%), Flavouring( Flavouring, Sweetener(Sucralose)), Calcium Caseinate(Milk) (5.5%), Medium Chain Triglyceride Powder(Medium Chain Triglycerides, Milk Protein, Glucose Syrup, Dipotassium phosphate, Tricalcium phosphate) (5%), Oatflour (4.7%), L Glutamine, Creatine Monohydrate, Flax Seed Powder (3%), Xanthan Gum, Multi Vitamin Powder(Magnesium, Vitamin C,Iron, Vitamin E, Niacin, Vitamin A, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D3, Thiamine, Riboflavin,Iodine), Multienzyme complex.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size - 3 1/2 Scoops (125g)

Servings per Container - 20 (2.5kg), 40 (5kg)

Nutritional Information

  Per 100g Per Serving
Energy 1682kj/402kcal 2102kj/502kcal
Fat 6.2 g 7.8 g
  of which saturates 0.5 g 0.6 g
Carbohydrates 50 g 62 g
  of which sugars 14 g 17 g
Protein 28 g 35 g
Salt 0.3 g 0.4 g
      Per 100g *RI
Vitamin A   401 mg 50%
Vitamin E   6.18 mg 64%
Vitamin C   41.17 mg 51%
Thiamin   0.57 mg 52%
Riboflavin   0.72 mg 51%
Niacin   8.23 mg 51%
Vitamin B6   0.721 mg 52%
Folic Acid   103 ug 52%
Vitamin B12   1.27 ug 51%
Magnesium   192.98 mg 51%
Iodine   192.98 mg 51%

Active Ingredients

  Per 100g Per Serving
L Glutamine 4.0g 5.0g
Creatine Monohydrate 4.0g 5.0g

* Reference Intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal)

The nutritional information is based on the Strawberry Cream version, when choosing an alternative the nutritional values may vary by up to 10%.
 

Customer Reviews

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4.422947131608549

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Not for Celiacs

Overall:

3

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Used to use this for over 8months, however the new recipe they have added flour (for some reason). Disappointed as this was perfect for celiacs. Another customer lost

Goes Well With:

Not gluten

Sat Jan 21 22:23:22 GMT 2017 by

Was great...

Overall:

3

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

I have been using this product for 6 months now and it was my favourite weight gainer I've found. I have celiac disease and unfortunately I can no longer have this as MP have changed the flaxseed flour ingredient to oatflour. This is really disappointing as this is a great weight gainer, I hope MP change their minds about this ingredient alteration.

Goes Well With:

Milk

Sat Jan 21 12:34:13 GMT 2017 by

Rock strong product.

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Best protein in whole world. Had every brand protein in my life but having myprotein brand proteins completely satisfied me. I'm happy with the results. You can check my insta account. Userid- iamMohit and follow me if you are happy with results and I'll share with you all the important tips of gym exercises. Its my pleasure helping my new friends. If you want extra 28%discount for new user then use referral code MOHIT-R4P.

Goes Well With:

Shakes,water,milk

Fri Jan 20 18:38:44 GMT 2017 by

Good Protein - Cheeky changes this month however

Overall:

4

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

4

I've had this a few months in a row now- for me its a great breakfast replacement as it is filling, high in protein and carbs and low in sugar. I tend to mix it with ground porridge oats and milk to increase carb intake. Keeps me going after early morning gym for a good few hours. I cant stomach food before gym and go straight to my work after which means its hard to eat a proper breakfast. I have however noticed that you have brought out a version 2 which seems basically the same however lower in protein per 100g- seems a bit cheeky as your serving suggestion has gone from 2.5 scoops up to 3.5 scoops meaning a 5kg bag now gives 40 servings as apposed to 50 before. Still it is a reasonably prices product and prob the best tasting i have had. Over all i would recommend this

Goes Well With:

Milk and ground oats

Fri Jan 20 15:01:48 GMT 2017 by

Strawberry flavour makes me look forward to these shakes

Overall:

5

Mixability:

4

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Only just started using this but in the 2 weeks I have, I have seen decent improvements to my energy levels and strength. I wouldn't think I have been using it long enough to see any significant gains yet but the best thing about it is the flavour! I love the strawberry flavour, just mixed with water it is the best tasting shake I have ever had and have tried a lot over the years. Could mix slightly better but i find if I put a little water in the shaker first that does the trick.

Goes Well With:

Water is just fine

Wed Jan 18 11:12:54 GMT 2017 by

Recipe changed

Overall:

1

Mixability:

1

Taste:

1

Effectiveness:

1

As a coeliac, this was my go-to for a mass building shake that was gluten free. Now they have added oat flour and i have no alternative to buy. Disappointing.

Goes Well With:

Goes well without gluten

Wed Jan 18 01:00:40 GMT 2017 by

Flavour

Overall:

4

Mixability:

3

Taste:

1

Effectiveness:

5

Yeah the product is excellent!! Really does help put on the muscle and size .. but I bought cookies and creams flavour and I must admit it's the most vile flavour I've ever had .. plus the when you mix it, it doesn't mix fully so you end up wasting a lot of it at the bottom of the bottle

Goes Well With:

Chocolate milk (cookies and cream flavour)

Mon Jan 16 19:03:48 GMT 2017 by

Awesome

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Love this product, i make my shakes into ice lollies and they taste great. Can you get the banana flavour in? I want to try it :)

Thu Jan 12 22:46:33 GMT 2017 by

New Formula :(

Overall:

3

Mixability:

3

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

4

Recently order some more of this to find they've changed the formula. Now has less calories per 100g so more is needed for a serving, more sugar per serving, different taste completely (compared to old version) and is really difficult to clean off of shakers. New version is much sweeter than before, which I don't like, and less servings per container means I'll be finding an alternative once I've used it all up.

Goes Well With:

Milk

Thu Jan 12 20:29:09 GMT 2017 by

Overall

Overall:

4

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

4

This is a really nice shake smoth mixing bit early to notice only been on it 2 weeks but possibly the nicest tasting shake not too sweet but just right recomend it to anyone got abit of weight on me na and no blotting eather overall quality and cheep

Goes Well With:

Water

Wed Jan 11 16:56:18 GMT 2017 by

Niall

Overall:

3

Mixability:

3

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

4

Definately helps build muscle, however has caused me to break out in acne, so I would recomend purchasing a non-dairy protein powder if you want to avoid this, which i will be doing in future

Tue Jan 10 23:23:27 GMT 2017 by

Hard gainer

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Exellant protain mix ,tastes great and mixes well 2 scoops with 400 ml water is plenty twice a day ,I take mine after food and all ready getting gains

Goes Well With:

Yogurts,smoothes ,and the veg and fruits powder mixes ,I only mix a tea spoon of the veg greens mix into mine as they are quite strong tasteing

Tue Jan 10 09:40:49 GMT 2017 by

Excellent

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

5

Bought this to help me bulk out a bit, and so far its definately helping. Went with the chocolate smooth flavour which is really really nice. Mixes up very well in a shaker so no need to use a blender. This is going to be a staple product for me now. Would reccommend to anyone.

Goes Well With:

On its own

Mon Jan 09 12:31:56 GMT 2017 by

great product

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Great product, i have been using this for 6 months + now. Great service from myprotein, very reasonable price, fast delivery. I will only use choc smooth, tastes great, a lot of reviews say it doesn't mix well which is absolute rubbish in my opinion. I mix 3 scoops with 500ml of whole milk, give it a quick shake and its perfect. People also need to remember that this is a supplement and should not be used to replace proper whole food. I usually have one shake when i wake up, one straight after training in the afternoon and sometimes one before i go to sleep.

Goes Well With:

water, milk

Mon Jan 09 11:35:18 GMT 2017 by

Hard Gainer Extreme

Overall:

4

Mixability:

5

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

4

Mix half then add the other half for a no lumps! I tried doing it in a oner and it was far to lumpy! Strawberry creme is sweet and easy to drink.

Mon Jan 02 20:28:15 GMT 2017 by

Great product

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Love this chocolate flavoured product

Goes Well With:

Full fat milk

Sun Jan 01 23:09:19 GMT 2017 by

Hard Gainer Extreme strawbery cream

Overall:

1

Mixability:

4

Taste:

1

Effectiveness:

4

Just bought a gainer from myprotein. Ingridients are ok, but taste is horrible. Ive tried lots of gainers but this one is worst undrinkable and make me sick. I cant reccomend this product. Waste of money...

Thu Dec 29 18:25:46 GMT 2016 by

Works for me

Overall:

4

Mixability:

3

Taste:

3

Effectiveness:

5

So, ive recently started lifting, for about 11 months now, i weighed 9 stone at the beinning and was really skinny, nothing seemed to help me gain weight, i stopped eating meat / dairy and started eating more and more frequently an tried this product. Gone up to 12 and a half stone,(gained no fat, just muscle) stopped using it and went down to 12 going to buy some more as it seems to be the reason i gain weight. Like most other reviews this product ixes really poorly and has too be shaken for a good 3-5 minutes before its drinkable, i find i have to fill the sake with water first and the lid aswell to avoid the product sticking to the sides and the lid then shake as soon as the lid goes on. You cannot leave this shake in the fridge or on the side after shaking or it seperates and sticks to the bottom and requires a further 5 minutes of shaking. The taste for me is okay, i get chocolate every time. My main negative for this si the fact it is no longer V for vegetarian, must be a profit thing, but if it isnt broken why fix it? lost yourself some customers from a lot of reviews ive read. All in all, if u want to gain weight and dont mind sacrificing your vege ways and dont mind some hand excersises this is for you.

Goes Well With:

Tried it with soya milk and water, both fine, water helps it with mixability.

Sun Dec 25 13:08:25 GMT 2016 by

My review

Overall:

4

Mixability:

4

Taste:

4

Effectiveness:

4

Everything was amazing! Except the pouch it comes in is a pain, it opens to easily and when knocked over went everywhere!

Fri Dec 23 18:37:55 GMT 2016 by

Gainer extreme

Overall:

5

Mixability:

5

Taste:

5

Effectiveness:

5

Good mixes well tastes alright i went vanilla flavour 450-500ml of milk 100g gainer shake well drink easy as that

Wed Dec 14 05:07:33 GMT 2016 by

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