Gold Standard 100% Whey
Optimum Nutrition

Gold Standard 100% Whey

24g of Whey Protein with Amino Acids for Muscle Recovery and Growth*
Muscle Building Whey Protein Powder*
9.2 out of 10 (10,829 Reviews)
6 Sizes
453 Grams
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Delicious Strawberry
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Our Price: CA$19.32 (CA$1.38 / Serving)
Flavor Rating: 8.1

Product Overview

There is only one Gold Standard.
Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard Whey tub
  • 24 GRAMS OF PROTEIN
  • 5.5 GRAMS OF BCAAs
  • 4 GRAMS OF GLUTAMINE & GLUTAMIC ACID
Award Winning 2005 - 2014
AWARD WINNING
2005-2014

Voted supplement of the year and protein of the year for 10 years and running. It's an example of our commitment to creating quality sports nutrition supplements.

THERE IS ONLY ONE GOLD STANDARD

BODYBUILDING.COM'S PROTEIN POWDER AND SUPPLEMENT OF THE YEAR 2005 - 2014
  • 10 Consecutive Years of Award Winning Quality
  • World’s Most Trusted Sports Nutrition Brand
  • Whey Protein Isolates: Primary Source
  • 5.5 Grams of Naturally Occurring BCAAs
  • 4 Grams of Naturally Occurring Glutamine and Glutamic Acid
  • Instantized to Mix Easily Using Just a Glass and Spoon
  • Over 20 Different Flavors to Choose From
OPTIMUM TRUE STRENGTH

True Strength is a journey. It never rests, it never quits. It's about overcoming obstacles, accomplishing goals, and recognizing achievements. And then it resets to achieve again. As your trusted sports nutrition partner in goal achievement, ON demonstrates that same passion while crafting our products. From the raw materials we source to our state-of-the-art manufacturing processes, no compromises are made. You set the bar higher after every workout, we set the bar higher to redefine the industry standards and ensure you realize optimum results.

QUALITY

Whey protein isolates are the purest form of whey and the main ingredient in Gold Standard 100% Whey™. Each serving provides 24 grams of rapidly digesting whey protein with low levels of fat, cholesterol, lactose and other stuff you can do without making Gold Standard 100% Whey™ the standard all other proteins are measured against.

CONSISTENCY

Optimum Nutrition has been spotting the efforts of goal driven individuals since 1986. As one of the few companies to own and operate state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities that are GMP compliant, ON assures that every shake will mix up effortlessly because of its first-to-market instantization process. You also expect each shake to taste the same as the last and your next. That's the kind of consistency ON delivers.

HISTORY & HERITAGE

Optimum Nutrition is legendary for both quality and innovation. In addition to producing the world's best-selling whey protein, ON's Gold Standard 100% Casein™ introduced slow-digesting nighttime protein to the weight training world and Amino Energy created the anytime energy category in sports nutrition. When technology makes advancements possible, ON will be the company bringing it first to your shaker cup.

GOLD STANDARD AT A GLANCE
What: Faster digesting protein. When: Post Work-Out. Why: Muscle Recovery and Growth.
MORE THAN 20 UNIQUE FLAVORS* & COUNTING!
Your post workout skake doesn't need to be routine, mix it up by trying one of these great flavors.
EXTREME MILK CHOCOLATE

EXTREME MILK CHOCOLATE

VANILLA ICE CREAM

VANILLA ICE CREAM

DOUBLE RICH CHOCOLATE

DOUBLE RICH CHOCOLATE

FRENCH VANILLA CREME

FRENCH VANILLA CREME

DELICIOUS STRAWBERRY

DELICIOUS STRAWBERRY

COOKIES & CREAM

COOKIES & CREAM

MOCHA CAPPUCCINO

MOCHA CAPPUCCINO

SALTED CARAMEL

SALTED CARAMEL

KEY LIME PIE

KEY LIME PIE

CHOCOLATE MINT

CHOCOLATE MINT

BANANA CREAM

BANANA CREAM

CHOCOLATE MALT

CHOCOLATE MALT

ROCKY ROAD

ROCKY ROAD

STRAWBERRY BANANA

STRAWBERRY BANANA

CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER

CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER

CARAMEL TOFFEE FUDGE

CARAMEL TOFFEE FUDGE

CAKE BATTER

CAKE BATTER

CHOCOLATE COCONUT

CHOCOLATE COCONUT

COFFEE

COFFEE

EXTREME MILK CHOCOLATE

WHITE CHOCOLATE

*NATURAL AND ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Rating
9.2
10,829 Ratings
Verified Buyer Rating
9.3
3,828 Ratings
Average Flavor Rating
9.2
24 Flavors
Top Rated Flavor
9.1
Mocha Cappuccino
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  • 10 Extreme Milk Chocolate
  • 10 Mocha Cappuccino

I'm 16 years old, so when I buy supplements, I buy with the hope that it doesn't taste like ***, because its good money that I'm spending. Unfortunately sometimes not my own, but my parents hard earned money. I've gone to GNC and tried Muscletech - absolute **** and gave me indigestion in addition to being bad at masking the taste of whey. Then tried GNC pro - Better, no indigestion but taste got old real fast for their salted caramel and their version of milk chocolate didnt actually blend that well no matter how long you shook it. While the taste of whey was hidden, I now was stuck with what I like to call post workout drink burps. They suck, taste like whey and are absolutely nauseating. Now Optimum nutrition, they are the **** The extreme milk chocolate tastes just like hot chocolate, except not hot since I take it with fridge cold milk. No whey flavored burps either. Mocha is just as good, toned down in the sweetness but tastes just like if it were from star bucks. Finally, I'm glad to have found a good brand for whey protein because as a 16 year old. Its pretty ******* hard to eat 200 grams of protein as opposed to drinking 82grams of whey mix paired with another 17 from the milk for a total of 99. Which means, I can spend most of my meals taking in the carbs and fiber that I need to balance everything out and not get bored of eating chicken breast all the time. Now heres the downside, and yes this can be remedied but I am not in a position for this. I burn through these really fast. I take two 3 scoop shakes a day with 18 ounces of milk. Its really heavy in calories. 329 from the milk alone and another 360 from the powder. Give or take from the uneveness each scoop can be. (I don't level them and the next one may be a heaping scoop compared the the last.) Thats 1400 calories total from two shakes a day. When I'm eating on a caloric deficit of 2400, fitting in three whole meals for under 1000 that are at least sating from meal to meal as well as hitting macros is the biggest pain. But I always find a, dare I say it, whey around it.

10
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Strawberry Banana

Strawberry Banana is excellent if you are going to be combining it with milk (morning shakes are A+ with milk) otherwise I recommend you the cookies and cream that blends very well with water and doesn't leave any foam + the taste is really good.

8
Verified Buyer
  • 1 Double Rich Chocolate
  • 9 Extreme Milk Chocolate

This is a good protein and my go to. Tried double rich chocolate and sent it back because it was nasty and no taste. Extreme chocolate is really good. Mixes well but just try to shake it for at least a minute in a shaker though.

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Verified Buyer
  • 1 Double Rich Chocolate
  • 2 Chocolate Peanut Butter

This protein powder has amino's in it, which I like. It mixes well and the price is affordable, however, it tastes like ***. I had the chocolate peanut butter first and thought it simply wasn't good. Then I tried the double rich chocolate and it is horrible. When I opened it, it smelled like spoiled milk and the taste was dreadful. I recommend you spend the few extra bucks to get a better quality shake.

9
Verified Buyer
  • 8 Extreme Milk Chocolate
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453 Grams
453 Grams
14 Servings | CA$1.38 Per Serving
CA$19.32
CA$25.78

What's in Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey

1 Lb. Delicious Strawberry
Serving Size 1 Rounded Scoop (31g)
Servings Per Container14
Amount Per Serving
Calories 120       
Calories From Fat 15       
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1.5 g 2%
Saturated Fat 1 g 5%
Trans Fat 0 g       
Cholesterol 55 mg 18%
Sodium 130 mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 3 g 1%
Sugars 2 g       
protein 24 g 48%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 8%
Iron 0%
Not a Significant Source of Dietary Fiber
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients:
Protein Blend (Whey Protein Isolates, Whey Protein Concentrate, Whey Peptides), Lecithin, Natural And Artificial Flavors, Citric Acid, Sucralose, FD&C Red #40, Aminogen®, Lactase.
ALLERGEN INFORMATION:
Contains Milk And Soy (Lecithin) Ingredients.

Directions For Gold Standard 100% Whey:

SPOON STIRRED: Gold Standard 100% Whey™ is INSTANTIZED. That means if you forgot your shaker cup or don’t have time to get out the blender, you can just add one rounded scoop of Gold Standard 100% Whey™ to a glass filled with 6-8 oz of water or your favorite beverage. Then mix it up with a spoon. Stir for about 20 seconds or until powder is completely dissolved.
TIP: Adjust the intensity of your Gold Standard 100% Whey™ by varying the amount of liquid that you use to prepare it. For a bolder flavor with slightly more body and sweetness, mix each scoop with 4-6 oz of water, milk, or your favorite beverage. For a milder tasting, less sweet shake, use 8-10 oz of liquid per scoop.

SHAKER: Bringing a shaker cup with you to the gym is the best way to get a powerful dose of protein immediately after your workout. Just pour in 6-8 oz of your preferred beverage and then add one rounded scoop of Gold Standard 100% Whey™ to your shaker cup. Cover and shake for 25-30 seconds.

BLENDER: Add one rounded scoop of Gold Standard 100% Whey™ to a blender filled with 6-8 oz of water, nonfat milk, or your favorite beverage. Blend for 20-30 seconds. Then add 1 or 2 ice cubes and blend for an additional 30 seconds.
SHAKE UP YOUR SHAKE: By adding fresh or frozen fruits, peanut butter, flaxseed oil, coconut and other high-energy ingredients, you can transform your shake into a delicious high-protein meal.
STACK YOUR SHAKE: You can make Gold Standard 100% Whey™ an even more powerful recovery product by adding supplements like creatine, glutamine, BCAA, and concentrated carbohydrate powders.

THINK OUTSIDE THE GLASS: Gold Standard 100% Whey™ can be used for more than just protein shakes. Try mixing a scoop into oatmeal, yogurt, or the milk that you pour over your morning breakfast cereal. Better yet, boost the protein content of muffins, cookies, brownies, etc. by adding a scoop or two to your baked goods recipes.

SUGGESTED USE: Consume approximately 1 gram of protein per pound of body weight per day through a combination of high protein foods and protein supplements. For even better results, consume your daily protein allotment over several small meals spread evenly throughout the day.

Warnings: This product contains whey derived from dairy and lecithin (to improve mixability) derived from soybeans. For use as a dietary supplement only. Do not use for weight reduction.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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