• Montmorency Tart Cherry Extract

    What are Montmorency Tart Cherries? These light coloured red fruits grow on Montmorency trees mainly in the USA. They have previously been researched for argobiological studies but more recently for their health benefits and interesting link to sports nutrition. What do they do? Recovery: As you know, recovery is critical to sports performance and needs […]

  • Creatine Ethyl Ester Review

    Creatine, in it’s purest form, is the most popular sports supplement on the market, second only to Whey Protein. It’s performance benefits are widely reported, leading to its adoption by many athletes as their preferred form of supplementation, and it’s clear to see the reasons why.   Creatine is the fuel source for the energy […]

  • HMB

    In the second of our series, we look at another supplement that not everyone is familiar with. This month, we focus on HMB. For experienced sports nutrition users, HMB is nothing new. If you’re new to sports nutrition, you may have heard of HMB, but not be overly familiar with its benefits. HMB is an […]

  • Beta Alanine Benefits

    Whether you’re a seasoned athlete or gym newbie, chances are you’ve come across a number of supplements already – everyone seems to be on the train these days, with their protein and creatine shakes. But if you delve a little deeper, you start to uncover a world of supplementation just waiting to be explored…and there […]

  • Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA)

    In our new feature, we take a look at some of the lesser known products in our range. Most of you will be pretty familiar with the Leucine’s and Glutamine’s of the supplement world, but we’ve got a pretty big range here! We start off with Alpha Lipoic Acid – a well-researched nutrient that not […]

  • Price Guarantee or Everyday Low Price?

    A price match promise sounds quite customer friendly, when you first look at it. It sounds like a retailer who is really getting behind his prices and setting out the stall as the price leader. So why doesn’t do this? First of all, who do you associate with price matches?  Funnily enough, John Lewis […]

  • Ingredient Sprinkling

    Sprinkle: To scatter (liquid, powder, etc) in tiny particles or droplets over (something). When you think of sprinkling, you may think of sprinkling sugar on cereal or a sprinkling of hundreds and thousands over a cake. Both of those sound pretty appealing! How about a sprinkling of Beta Alanine in your pre-workout drink or a […]

  • No Secret Ingredient

    BULK POWDERS™ have always had a very simple approach to sports nutrition. Source the best quality ingredients, list them clearly, dig out any research we can find to support their use… and let our customers make their own minds up. That’s why we don’t necessarily have the sexiest product descriptions in the industry.  We tend to […]

  • High Protein Snacks

    Most of us know that a diet high in protein is absolutely essential for building muscle. Indeed, research indicates that you need to consume 2-3g protein per kilogram of bodyweight for optimal muscle gains. This means that an 80kg male should aim to eat between 160-240g of protein daily. Consuming these amounts of protein can […]

  • Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAA) During Exercise

    BCAA seem to divide opinion; one camp is of the opinion that they form an essential part of their supplement arsenal, while others think they’re a waste of money. What are BCAA? BCAA are a group of three essential amino acids – Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine. Essential amino acids can’t be synthesised by the body, […]