Myprotein Impact Whey Protein Review

For as long as I’ve been buying protein powder I’ve bought from Myprotein. They’re affordable, pretty good quality, and you know exactly what you’re getting – something which, if I’m honest, I don’t feel you necessarily get from some of the heavily branded supplement suppliers.

I was asked by Myprotein if I wanted to try a selection of different products they have available and, naturally, I said yes! Keep reading to see what I think of them, oh and for a nice little 10% discount code for yourself… PLUS how you could be in with a chance to win a 1kg pouch of Impact Whey Protein in a flavour of your choice! Wow, this post is jam packed full of protein loveliness!

WIN 1kg of @MyproteinUK Impact Whey Protein in any flavour! Find out how: Click To Tweet

The Products

Myprotein kindly sent me a selection of products to try – in the delivery was:

  • Impact Whey Protein in sticky toffee pudding, latte, white chocolate and jam roly poly.
  • Protein Cookie in chocolate orange.
  • Protein Chox in caramel & peanut and maple & pecan.

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What a haul! I couldn’t wait to start trying them out so I whipped myself up a stack of protein pancakes, topped with banoffee protein ice cream, fresh banana and some caramel sauce (if you want the recipe then maybe hit that little subscribe button over there on the right because I’ll be posting it on here in the not too distant future!).

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Impact Whey Protein

So, first things first… the protein powder.

What is whey?

Whey is the by-product of the cheese-making process. It’s so popular in the supplement industry because of its strong amino acid profile (the “building blocks” of protein) and the ease at which it is absorbed. Impact Whey Protein is made up of whey protein concentrate, which has a protein content of around 80% (20g per serving). Compared to whey protein isolate, it is a cheaper option, but it’s more than suitable for most’s needs!

What’s it like?

Impact Whey Protein is up there with smoothest shake powder I’ve had (second only to the Impact Whey Deluxe). When I drink a straight shake I always add the powder to the water, rather than the other way around, to avoid clumps at the bottom, but I’ve also used this powder in my blender with a banana for added carbohydrate and it still mixes just as well.

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What are the Flavours?

Myprotein’s Impact Whey Protein comes in a huge variety of flavours:

  • Apple Crumble and Custard
  • Banana
  • Banoffee
  • Blueberry
  • Blueberry Cheesecake
  • Chocolate Banana
  • Chocolate Brownie
  • Chocolate Caramel
  • Chocolate Coconut
  • Chocolate Mint
  • Chocolate Nut
  • Chocolate Orange
  • Chocolate Peanut Butter
  • Chocolate Smooth
  • Chocolate Danish
  • Coffee Caramel
  • Cookies and Cream
  • Golden Syrup
  • Latte
  • Lemon Cheesecake
  • Maple Syrup
  • Maple and Pecan
  • Mocha
  • Natural Banana
  • Natural Banoffee
  • Natural Chocolate
  • Natural Strawberry
  • Natural Vanilla
  • Neapolitan
  • Orange Cream
  • Peanut Cookie
  • Pecan Pie
  • Pineapple
  • Raspberry
  • Rhubarb and Custard
  • Rocky Road
  • Salted Caramel
  • Stevia – Banana
  • Stevia – Blueberry and Raspberry
  • Stevia – Chocolate
  • Stevia – Chocolate Mint
  • Stevia – Strawberry
  • Stevia – Vanilla
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding
  • Stracciatella
  • Strawberry Cream
  • Strawberry Jam Roly Poly
  • Summer Fruits
  • Tiramisu
  • Unflavoured
  • Vanilla
  • Vanilla and Raspberry
  • White Chocolate
So many flavours of @MyproteinUK Impact Whey to choose from! Which should I go for? Click To Tweet

I think the Latte one might be my favourite of the flavours I tried, with Sticky Toffee Pudding a close second!

Bars and Cookies

Next up, the snacks!

Protein Chox

Made from a protein blend, including milk protein, the bars are a quick and convenient snack – or a nice protein packed alternative to a chocolate bar. Each bar comes with 22g of protein, and has a nougat like texture. My favourite was the caramel and peanut… the closest thing to a Snickers a protein bar can get!

The Protein Chox also come in:

  • Caramel and Peanut
  • Cookies and Cream
  • Maple and Pecan

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Protein Cookie

The Protein Cookies also use milk protein, and come with a HUGE 37.5g of protein. However, I wasn’t a big fan. I found them very soft and a bit grainy, and they were far too big – I would much prefer a cookie around half the size. The chocolate orange flavour itself was nice, but I just didn’t get on with the texture. I hope Myprotein will work on this recipe… though it might just be me as they get 4.5 stars on the website!

Flavours available are:

  • Chocolate Mint
  • Chocolate Orange
  • Double Chocolate
  • White Chocolate Almond

Prices

You can buy any of the Myprotein products direct from their website – they stock a huge variety of goods, including coconut oil and nut butter, in addition to their protein products!

Impact Whey Protein: from £12.69 for a 1kg pouch.

Protein Chox: from £18.99 for 12 bars.

Protein Cookie: from £16.99 for 12 cookies.

And… as if that wasn’t good enough value – I even have a nice little 10% off code for you! Just enter FITCETERA at checkout. This code is for both new and existing customers, but be quick because it’s only valid until the end of August 2015!

Competition

Now for the really good part… Myprotein have very generously offered one lucky winner a 1kg pouch of Impact Whey Protein in a flavour of their choice. The competition will be held over on my Facebook page and all you have to do to enter is:

  1. “Like” my Facebook page.
  2. Read this post (you’ve already done that!)
  3. Comment on this Facebook post with the flavour you would like to try!

Please feel free to share this competition with your friends (or not if you want to keep the chances all to yourself!). The winner will be chosen on Monday 24th August. I will only count one entry per person, and I’m afraid this competition is only open to UK entrants. This competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Entrants waive Facebook of any liability in relation to this competition.

Good luck!

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