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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. Accomplishing this will require you to consume regular calorie-dense meals and snacks, although, this can be extremely challenging with such hectic lifestyles. Therefore, Hard Gainer Extreme is a potent blend tailored towards weight gain and muscle bulk.
How did we design Hard Gainer Extreme?
Hard Gainer Extreme is a potent blend containing four different types of proteins, including hydrolysed whey protein and calcium caseinate. On top of this, three different carbohydrates have been incorporated, including both waxy maize starch - a complex carbohydrate, and maltodextrin – a short chain carbohydrate. Complimentary flaxseeds and inulin complete the finishing touches to this extremely popular supplement.
What are the Key Benefits?
Protein – 32g of high quality protein per serving (100g – 3 scoops) will contribute to the growth, repair and maintenance of lean muscle mass.
Carbohydrates – 46g of carbohydrates per serving (100g – 3 scoops) will help fuel your workouts, replenish your glycogen stores post-exercise and support weight-gain.
Healthy fats – Flaxseeds and medium chain triglycerides are healthy fats to support a healthy balanced diet.
Calories – a staggering 382 calories per serving will help support weight-gain.
Inulin – this is a carbohydrate that good bacteria in your digestive system utilises to produce a number of nutrients which are beneficial towards human health.
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).
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 and Finnish may also be present on a product by product basis.
For allergens, see ingredients in bold. May also contain gluten and egg.
Banana Flavour: Protein Blend (41%) (Whey Protein Concentrate (Milk), Milk Protein Concentrate, Hydrolysed Whey Protein (Milk), Calcium Caseinate (Milk)), Carbohydrate Blend (Maltodextrin, Waxy Maize Starch, Fructose), Flaxseed Flour, Inulin (Fructo-Oligosaccharide), Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) (68-75%), Sodium Caseinate (Milk), Glucose Syrup Solids, Emulsifier (E472c), Emulsifier (Soy Lecithin), Flavouring, Colour (Curcumin), Sweetener (Sucralose)
Chocolate Mint Flavour: Protein Blend (36%) (Whey Protein Concentrate (Milk), Milk Protein Concentrate, Hydrolysed Whey Protein (Milk), Calcium Caseinate (Milk)), Carbohydrate Blend (Maltodextrin, Waxy Maize Starch, Fructose), Flaxseed Flour, Inulin (Fructo-Oligosaccharide), Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) (68-75%), Sodium Caseinate (Milk), Glucose Syrup Solids, Emulsifier (E472c), Emulsifier (Soy Lecithin), Cocoa Powder, Flavouring, Sweetener (Sucralose)
Chocolate Smooth Flavour: Protein Blend (36%) (Whey Protein Concentrate (Milk), Milk Protein Concentrate, Hydrolysed Whey Protein (Milk), Calcium Caseinate (Milk)), Carbohydrate Blend (Maltodextrin, Waxy Maize Starch, Fructose), Flaxseed Flour, Inulin (Fructo-Oligosaccharide), Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) (68-75%), Sodium Caseinate (Milk), Glucose Syrup Solids, Emulsifier (E472c), Emulsifier (Soy Lecithin), Cocoa Powder, Flavouring, Sweetener (Sucralose)
Cookies & Cream Flavour: Protein Blend (41%) (Whey Protein Concentrate (Milk), Milk Protein Concentrate, Hydrolysed Whey Protein (Milk), Calcium Caseinate (Milk)), Carbohydrate Blend (Maltodextrin, Waxy Maize Starch, Fructose), Flaxseed Flour, Inulin (Fructo-Oligosaccharide), Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) (68-75%), Sodium Caseinate (Milk), Glucose Syrup Solids, Emulsifier (E472c), Emulsifier (Soy Lecithin), Flavouring, Sweetener (Sucralose)
Strawberry Flavour: Protein Blend (41%) (Whey Protein Concentrate (Milk), Milk Protein Concentrate, Hydrolysed Whey Protein (Milk), Calcium Caseinate (Milk)), Carbohydrate Blend (Maltodextrin, Waxy Maize Starch, Fructose), Flaxseed Flour, Inulin (Fructo-Oligosaccharide), Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) (68-75%), Sodium Caseinate (Milk), Glucose Syrup Solids, Emulsifier (E472c), Emulsifier (Soy Lecithin), Flavouring, Colour (Beetroot Red), Sweetener (Sucralose)
Vanilla Flavour: Protein Blend (41%) (Whey Protein Concentrate (Milk), Milk Protein Concentrate, Hydrolysed Whey Protein (Milk), Calcium Caseinate (Milk)), Carbohydrate Blend (Maltodextrin, Waxy Maize Starch, Fructose), Flaxseed Flour, Inulin (Fructo-Oligosaccharide), Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) (68-75%), Sodium Caseinate (Milk), Glucose Syrup Solids, Emulsifier (E472c), Emulsifier (Soy Lecithin), Flavouring, Sweetener (Sucralose)
Serving Size - 3 Scoops (100g)
Servings Per Container - 25 (2.5kg)
|Energy||1613 kJ/382 kcal||19%|
|of which saturates||1.6 g||8%|
|of which sugars||9.1 g||10%|
* Reference intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal)
The nutritional information is based on the Chocolate Mint Flavour version, when choosing an alternative flavour the nutritional values may vary by up to 10%
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Ok i am skinny, I used to be quite big, never touched roids before and dont intend on doing so, want to be all natural. Events in my life a few years ago caused me to loose alot of weight but now I am on the path to getting big again. I have been taking this hard gainer extreme for about 2 weeks nearly 3. I am eating quite abit more also, I have definatly noticed a difference and I have had comments from friends who I seen over the weekend (Who I havnt seen for about 5 weeks) that I am looking more defined in my chest and shoulders...definition is not what a I want - I want to bulk but it is very early days from me starting this stuff and it is definatly helping me....I am very exited for a few months down the line....I also have the protein 5kg aswel, Taking 1 hard gainer extreme/ 2 a day on some days, with the whey impact protein once every couple days with usually two big meals and some nibbles through out the day. I also do a high calory burning job which is roofing. So this is helping me so much thanks guys ! Taste is beautiful I have chocolate , Mixes up very fast, have had some bity bits in it but doesnt bother me, When my 5 kg is done I will be getting more :D
The extreme hard gainer is a good product and does was it is supposed to. The only problem I have with it is that it tastes way to sweet!!
I have used this product to help support a previously poor diet and subsequent low weight issues. Starting this July as at 9 stone I have managed to work my weight up to 10 stone in just over two months with a novice weight training regime. I tried Hurricane XS first with little result. I then found this and started to see improvements. I have one for breakfast and another after training (At home around 3 times per week for 45mins). I have been very impressed with this product which has help add to my calorie intake each day. I seem to burn loads just by breathing and I don't really have the biggest appetite to start with. I have found chocolate smooth to be the best as the other flavours to be too sweet. At the end of the day it's personal preference, however the main point there is ZERO bad aftertaste, it's just like a milkshake, bar the bits of oats of course! Mixing is fine when used with the blender bottle. Price is amazing against others, a lot of protein and calories for your money. Delivery is quick, secure and easy hence I am well into my 5th order overall. I think it's amazing what I have achieved with minimal training, imagine the results if I trained harder while using this product?!
I've been using this product for over a month now, and honestly, it works! Ever since I started University, my stress levels risen tenfold. I was almost always stressed out due to University work and quite a few personal problems. This all caused me to lose significant weight. My friends in University noticed how skinny I've gotten, and when I met up with a good friend who I haven't seen for over 3 years, the first thing he noticed was my weight loss. It didn't feel good, at all. I'm still stressed out a lot lately, however I told myself that I need to do something to at least lower my stress levels. So I decided to exercise again more often, but I needed a mass gainer since I don't gain weight easily, and I'm a massive eater for my size. My friend suggested to check out this website, so I bought this. I got the chocolate smooth flavour, which, in my opinion, was a lot sweeter than I expected. There are also 'bits' in it, however I got used to it. However, my brother and my cousin tasted it a little and they said it tasted good, so I guess it was just my preferences in taste. I take this straight after workouts, 2 times a day, morning and afternoon. I have gained noticeable weight in 1-2 weeks, and now over a month of taking this mass gainer, I look a lot more healthier and I've gained some muscle now. In conclusion, this product really worked for me in terms of gaining mass and muscle to bulk up. I will buy this again once my current one runs out.
Hey so I took this expecting it to taste reasonable and because they had no impact weight gainer and here are my thoughts. As a person who truly sticks by Myprotein supplements I like to think I can be fair and honest so here goes... The Mixability in a shaker is poor, It could be due to the thick starchy bits or the type of powders they have used, as some don't refine as well as say whey protein which is very fine! The second thing is that when your drinking it those bits really stick to your throat, and give it a real texture, kinda like drinking sand! The third thing is the taste, which is drinkable but coupled with that grainy sand texture makes it a real chore to get down! I have to psyche myself up and really chug at it to get it down me, so overall the mix of carb to protein is really good, however the difficulty drinking this stuff makes it worthy of chore status! I'm going to feel proud when I've got through 2 kilos of this next week!!
Tip : Put your Water or Milk in your shaker first then add your powder. If it's still a bit lumpy then next time add 1 scoop, shake then add another and repeat. The most productive way I find to gain weight is to; Eat breakfast then have my 3 scoop shake. Then have a high protein and carb snack (for example, 1 1/2 tuna or chicken sandwich, 3 rice cakes) 3 hours after with 1 1/2 scoop shake. 3 hours later, have your high protein and carb lunch again with 3 rice cakes and 1 scoop shake. 3 hours later, have your high protein and carb snack again with 3 rice cakes and 1 1/2 scoop shake. Intense Workout 1 scoop after Half an hour after workout, another snake but now 3 scoops Now this isn't easy once you start but the more you do this the easier it gets, you have to be strict though, stick to it. You will be consuming over 1,300 calories per day in your Hard Gainer alone so it's important your are getting an extreme workout to go with this, this regime will allow you to do cardio whilst gaining muscle, cardio is the best way to workout your most important muscle - your heart so do not neglect your cardio. The healthier you heart the quicker oxygen get's to your muscle and helps recover quicker. Follow these and you will notice within 10-14 days the muscle gained.Goes Well With:Water or Whole Milk
Started this to get my weight up for navy recruitment between the use off this product and hard training I ve gained the pounds required and managed to keep it on something I ve struggled with always willing to try something new but complain this made me gain :)Goes Well With:Whole milk :)
Impeccable service yet again from My Protein, I ordered late Sunday and Tuesday morning I have my products! For value & effectiveness this product is perfect, Ive seen some great gains from this and being 6'0 and pretty slim its helped me a lot. It mixes and tastes really good (smooth choc), I throw peanut butter, bcaa and nutella in to make it 1000+ cals for the gainzz. I have seen a lot of reviews saying it doesnt mix well and tastes gritty - *shake harder or make sure your protein is in a dry mixer so as not to stick to the bottom (mistake I make every other day unfortunately) *it is not prosecco, its protein power with water/milk, it is not going to mix to Michelin star perfection so stop moaning about the 'gritty/sandy consistency'!!!! Goes Well With:Milk, nutella, peanut butter and bcaa - perfection
Adding this to my diet has been great! I seem to have a very high metabolisim and a couple of these shakes a day is helping me finally get done gains I want! Great product and taste, myprotein dose it again! Thankyou :) Goes Well With:Milk or water
I use this in conjunction with milk protein smooth(before bed and morning after workout), oats and whey bar (in my lunch day after a workout) and instant oats(with the milk protein). Gone through 6 kilos of this and can say it works perfectly! Used a range of my protein supplement but this one is the best so far for gaining size without any body fat! Mixes well and chocolate mint tastes amazing, perfect for after a workout! Only going off of it as I have ordered 5kg of the spectrum 12 gainer as it was on offer, so I will see which is better when I've finished that
I started using this product as I was finding it difficult to get enough calories in my diet to have a surplus and so aid in muscle growth. I went for the chocolate smooth and it really does just taste like a standard milkshake. The flaxseed looks odd and certainly adds a strange texture to the shake but it's easily ignored. Mixing can be a real issue from what I've heard however I use a blender to mix mine and this results in a completely lump-free drink. I imagine things are slightly different if you try to just mix it using a shaker bottle. As for results I've always been a fairly skinny guy but built up some lean muscle over time and decided to try this as a way to get bigger results from my training. I have to say along with good nutrition and putting the right work in this really has had an effect. This will not give you bigger muscles overnight but I would hope that was pretty obvious. It will however contribute to gaining muscle and when mixed with whole milk rather than water can contain between 700-800+ calories which for a shake you can pretty much down is fantastic.Goes Well With:Whole milk and a blender.
I'd like to start of by saying I have nothing against MyProtein products- I have the Impact Whey Isolate and numerous pills and I love them. Having said that, I thought I would purchase this mass gainer in banana flavour, thinking the taste would be something different and nice- I was wrong. I really cannot recommend the taste, its very gritty and has large bits in it- I realise these are the oats that contribute to the calories, but overall it's not a nice taste. My biggest gripe is the mixability. I cannot get a smooth (or even near smooth) shake. I've tried everything bar using a blender. I've tried with both milk and water and even used one half milk with one scoop and then shook and then added the remaining milk and second scoop. I know using a blender would give that smooth consistency but that takes away the whole idea of an 'easy shake'... I suppose the biggest thing to note is that I have gained weight and lots of it alongside a good gym routine. But make sure you are going to the gym because you may end up putting on pounds around your stomach and not achieving that physique you're after. In conclusion, I wouldn't buy again but I would continue to buy from MyProtein because I know most of their products are brilliant.Goes Well With:a blender probably...
Despite the enthusiastic title 'HARD GAINER EXTREME - Ultimate weight gain formula' this is a really numb product for its desired effect. While the exaggerating adjectives 'extreme' & 'ultimate' imply this is heavy duty gear, it really isn't. 2 and a half scoops of this stuff is still only 400-odd calories. Which is poor compared to competitors, some of whom offer up to and above 1,000 calories per shake. Yes I understand that in body-building calories aren't everything, macros come into it as well as numerous other things, but when you're a real 'hardgainer' (who this product is clearly targetted toward) calorific surplus is essential for growth. You might as well have a bag of Haribo than neck this stuff. Also, the mixability and taste is pathetic really. Even after diluting with a litre of water and throwing it in a blender, twice, this stuff still has the consistency of gravel. I thought I liked Banana milkshakes, don't buy the Banana flavour, just don't.Goes Well With:water, if you're making cement.
Definitely the best tasting protein I have had yet and I've gone from Maxi, Sci, TPW and many others but the chocolate mint from MP is by far the best flavour yet. I have only had it for 2 weeks now and I can see I am now putting on more weight but my fat % is still low so it must be doing its job very well. Hopefully I have found the one that will help me reach my goals. Thanks MyProteinGoes Well With:Any milk or water.
I've been using this product to supplement my boxing training and have put on 2.5 stone of muscle so far. I was very skinny and could never put on any weight. Train hard, be consistent, and you will see gains.
I love this stuff, so much so that I have purchased 2 additional flavours! Originally bought the cookies & cream flavour. Since bought chocolate and banana. They all taste great, and mix really well in a shaker without having to use a blender. My personal fave at the minute is 1 scoop of banana & 1.5 of chololate in 500ml of milk. YUM! I'm a 25 year old female and have gained just over a stone in 4 weeks with regular exercise. Goes Well With:Milk
Have been using this with 500ml of whole milk for 3 weeks now and I've managed to gain 6lbs. Mixability isn't fantastic especially in the cookies and cream even using a blender, however is better in the mint chocolate. Tastes really good though and results are really beginning to show fast. Price is the best I've found out their and MP have excelled themselves once again.
Fantastic supplement that makes it easy to get those extra calories in. Just make sure you avoid the chocolate smooth flavour. It is FAR too sweet.
I would definitely recommend this product for anyone looking to put on some size. Not fat gains!! I use it before training and also in the evening. It mixes well, and I was surprised that it didn't leave me full up to the point I couldn't eat. Taste is ok. It's sweet but not overbearing. Make sure your training hard or you will just put on fat! Overall good product and I'll be buying it again.
Do not buy strawberry u have been warned lol i find vanilla to be the best 3 scoops mixes well with green top milk dont use blue top or u will get lumps overall a very decent product i put on 2 stone with eating right and using this so i give it 4 out of 5 :^)