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What is Iron Mass?
Iron Mass is a Lean mass gainer providing approximately 500 kcals/ serving
Iron Mass contains ELITE COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATE MATRIX – Sweet Potato Powder and Barley starch which are excellent low Glycemic value carbohydrates. These provide sustained energy supply with steady insulin levels.
40 grams of the highest quality protein per serving, from Hydrolyzed Beef Protein.
Iron Mass is an excellent result oriented gainer, has a nice blend of all other muscle building boosting components like creatine, glutamine and more along with high quality protein
What are Mass Gainers?
These are high calorie powders that comprise of the same protein as in protein powders but along with added carbohydrates usually from Maltodextrins.
Weight gainers are for people who are classic ectomorphs with an excessively fast metabolism. Weight Gainers provide an optimum ratio of Carbohydrates and Protein to help meet the high energy demands as well as build lean muscle mass. The carbohydrates usually in simple and complex form maintain a continuous supply of energy and spare protein to do its primary function of building muscle.
They also contain EFA’s such as Omega 3 and some very good brands add up to 10g of soluble/insoluble fiber along with essential vitamins and minerals. In an essence, a weight gainer is a complete meal replacement designed to add nutrient dense calories for an ectomorph.
When should I consume Iron Mass?
Iron Mass can be consumed as first thing in the morning, before your training / workout and after your training / workout
I am Lactose intolerant can I consume Iron Mass?
Yes. The protein source in Iron Mass is beef and therefore can be consumed by those who are lactose intolerant or sensitive.
. Is Iron Mass suitable for consumption for Vegetarians?
No. It contains Beef protein as primary protein source.
What is the difference between a whey protein and a weight gainer?
Whey protein products and weight gainers are two completely different categories of products.
Whey Protein- Whey is a milk protein extract. The water which remains after cheese making process is known as sweet dairy whey. Whey protein has all 22 amino acids & all 8 essential amino acids. Whey is highly anabolic and is fast acting protein of milk. It is best consumed post workout and first thing in the morning for muscle recovery and muscle protein synthesis. It has very low amount of Lactose and fat with protein percentage 80% and above (WPI). Hence, it is low in Calories, Carbohydrates and Fat.
Weight Gainer-Are the range of products which help meet or exceed the daily caloric requirement. Usually composed of both high and low glycemic Carbohydrates and protein, whey protein and other vitamins and minerals. Weight gainer formulas are designed to promote muscle development, as well as increase the muscle’s recovery process
Hence depending on the goal the product will be decided. If the target is Weight gain then Mass gainer will be the priority product whereas, if the body weight is normal and the goal is muscle building, fat loss or recovery Whey protein will be the priority product.
However, for weight gain the best solution is stack of a Gainer + Whey Protein.
How do I know which Gainer should I consume?
Depending on the goal all gainers are further classified into 3 categories:
High Calorie Gainers- For those who are Classic Ectomorphs (15-20kgs underweight). High calorie gainers supply 1000-1200kcals per serving and have a ratio of 1:5 of Protein: Carbohydrates. A complete supplement for “Hard Gainers”.
Medium Calorie Gainers- For those who are not able to meet their requisite daily calorie intake. Medium calorie gainers supply 700-900kcals per serving and have a ratio of 1:3 of Protein: Carbohydrates.
Lean Mass Gainer- For those who are ideal body weight but want to gain size or, for athletes who want to maintain muscle mass. Lean mass gainers supply 250-200kcals per serving and have a ratio of 1:1.5 of Protein: Carbohydrates.
How long will I need to consume Iron Mass to reach my goal?
To achieve the desired result, along with supplementation you need to concentrate on well planned diet, regular exercise regime (Particularly Strength training) as well.
Make sure you complete the entire serving size of the Iron Mass.
Your weight gain again depends on your BMR, Stress & other such factors.
Hence, no commitment can be made for the same. Continue the product until you achieve the goal.
Once I stop taking Iron Mass will my weight go back to the earlier one?
If you follow a good diet along with personalized supplementation plan and exercise regimen the desired result can be maintained.
Discontinuing diet and exercise may result in weight loss or fat gain.
Can a diabetic take a gainer?
Should I consume Iron Mass in milk or water?
Iron Mass should not be taken with milk as there is no point in increasing the lactose load by mixing it with water.