2015 has been an epic year for new supplements. With the latest innovations and products, it was difficult picking a winner for every product category. However, after much scrutiny, we have managed to compile a list of what we believe are the best supplements available in Australia for 2015.
Best Pre Workout 2015 – Cellucor C4 Extreme
For years, Cellucor C4 Extreme has been a top selling pre workout. It is effective, well balanced, perfect for beginners and advanced trainers, and tastes great. In short, C4 gives you everything you look for in a pre workout.
Best Stimulant Free Pre Workout 2015 – Elemental Nutrition Pre Workout
Elemental Nutrition Pre Workout is one of the few stimulant free pre workouts. It is packed full of pump and ergogenic ingredients to help you smash your workout without the energy buzz or crash.
Best Pump Supplements 2015 - ProSupps Dr Jekyll
ProSupps Dr Jekyll is not the stimulant loaded pre workout some people are used to. Instead, it focuses primarily on pump. Well-dosed with glycerol, citrulline, agmatine, and norvaline, you can expect to get your blood flowing with your first dose of Dr Jekyll.
Best Fat Burner 2015 – EHPLabs OxyShred
Hitting the market by storm, EHPLabs OxyShred is one of the most comprehensive and best tasting fat burners around. Providing some of the latest and greatest ingredients, without being overloaded with stimulants, OxyShred is suitable for beginners and advanced trainers alike.
Best Creatine 2015 – MuscleTech Cell Tech
MuscleTech Cell Tech is an extremely effective creatine supplement, which popularised the concept of combining creatine with carbs. Its formulation is perfect even for hardgainers looking to build size and strength. There have been many immitators over the years, but there is only ever one true Cell Tech.
Best BCAA 2015 – BPI Best BCAA
The appropriately named BPI Best BCAA is the best BCAA of 2015. Containing BCAA in the highly anabolic peptide form, added agmatine for pump, but still at a reasonable price, Best BCAA offers quality and value.
Best hGH Supplement 2015 – Elemental Nutrition HGH
Elemental Nutrition HGH uses as research backed formula to provide growth hormone support to those who need it. Because of this, it is designed to support muscle building and fat loss. Despite a lack of sedatives, it also helps improve sleep quality and recovery.
Best Intra Workout – Gaspari SizeOn
Despite being around for a while, Gaspari SizeOn is still the best formulated and most up to date intra workout supplement around. Using a combination of carbs, protein, creatine, and a blend of hydration ingredients, SizeOn is designed to maximise workout performance and muscle gains.
Best Testosterone Booster 2015 – Elemental Massive Muscle Fuel 2.0
Elemental Massive Muscle Fuel 2.0 has reigned supreme in the natural test support category for years. The reason is simple. It is strong. Containing insanely high amounts of tribulus and its active component, together with supporting ingredients, Massive Muscle Fuel is hard to pass by if you’re after a potent test booster.
Best Endurance Supplement 2015 - Endura Rehydration Performance & Low Carb Fuel
Geared towards the low carb endurance athlete, Endura Rehydration Performance & Low Carb Fuel is the latest in the Endura Rehydration line up. Designed specifically for elite endurance athletes, this product is really only for the hardcore.
Best Whey Protein 2015 – Optimum Gold Standard 100% Whey
Optimum Gold Standard 100% Whey is and has been the top selling whey protein for years. Many have tried, but all have failed in trying to topple ON Whey Gold from its throne as the best protein powder on the market. With its high quality ingredients and plethora of flavours, you cannot go wrong with Whey Gold.
Best Mass Gainer 2015 - Optimum Pro Gainer
Optimum Pro Gainer underwent a packaging redesign, but the winning formula remained unchanged. Containing an advanced blend of quality proteins, Pro Gainer is the ultimate lean gainer ideal for those who are conscious about gaining too much fat.
Best WPI 2015 – Max’s WPI HL
After a recent reformulation, Max’s WPI HL became an outstanding WPI. Using high quality WPI as its base, WPI HL is also jam packed full of the muscle building amino acid, leucine, in both peptide and free for. All this combined means that WPI HL is the most anabolic WPI around.
Best Casein Protein 2015 – Optimum Gold Standard 100% Casein
Optimum Gold Standard 100% Casein was the first 100% micellar casein to be released. Today, it still reigns supreme as the best casein protein, thanks to its zero sugar formula. If you are looking for a lean night time protein, you can’t go past Gold Standard Casein.
Best Weight Loss Proteins 2015 – Elemental Nutrition Shredding Matrix
Despite remaining unchanged for years Elemental Nutrition Shredding Matrix is still the best fat loss protein in 2015. Being very high in protein and low in carbs and fat is not enough. Instead, Shredding Matrix also contains the highest dose of fat loss ingredients to support shredding while maintaining muscle mass.
Best Protein Bars of 2015 – Quest Nutrition Quest Bars
Quest Bars were a revolutionary protein bar when first released. Using a relatively simple list of mostly natural ingredients, Quest Bars are also gluten free and absolutely delicious. Despite the taste, it is also low in active carbs, and high in protein.
Best Women’s Protein 2015 – Maxine’s Burn Protein
Maxine’s Burn is a top quality, effective, and great tasting protein powder. Containing a blend of whey proteins, casein, as well as fat burners and carb blockers, Burn is the ideal ladies protein shake for toning and trimming.
Best Hydrolysed Protein 2015 – Elemental Nutrition Peptide Protein
Elemental Nutrition Peptide Protein is manufactured with the most advanced techniques to achieve a ridiculously high degree of hydrolysis. It also contains a mega-dose of muscle building BCAAs and still manages to be relatively economical.
Best Post Workout Supplements 2015 – Optimum 2:1:1 Recovery
Optimum 2:1:1 Recovery is simply the ultimate product for replacing nutrients and triggering the muscle repair process after training. It contains a blend of ultra-fast and slow absorbing proteins, combined with fast and slow carbs, and topped off with added BCAAs. Simply put, this formulation cannot be better.
Best Natural Proteins of 2015 - Optimum 100% Natural Whey Gold Standard
Optimum 100% Natural Whey Gold Standard is an all-natural protein powder made from a blend of whey proteins combined with a small handful of natural sweeteners and flavours. Being Optimum, you can be certain the product is of top quality and reliability.
Best Pea Protein Isolate 2015 – Vital Pea Protein Isolate
Vital Pea Protein Isolate has been a leader in the pea protein category for years. 2015 is no different. Vital Pea Protein is low in unwanted anti-nutrients, carbs, and fats, while still managing to provide 88% pure pea protein.
Best Organic Protein 2015 – BSc Naturals Organic Vegan Protein
Containing a blend of rice, pea, and five other vegetable protein sources BSc Naturals Organic Vegan Protein is a complete protein powder ideal for vegans. BSc Organic Vegan protein is also boosted with a superfood blend which provides additional health benefits.
Best Vegan Protein 2015 – Purely Inspired 100% Plant Based Protein
Purely Inspired 100% Plant Based Protein is just as its name suggests. It is a 100% vegetable protein meal replacement shake high in protein and fibre. It is ideal for vegans looking to drop a few kilos. Combining three vegetarian protein sources, fruits, veges, and added vitamins and minerals, it’s easy to see why it is the number one choice for 2015.
Best Soy Protein 2015 – Redbak Rapid Soy Isolate
Redbak Rapid Soy Isolate is the epitome of soy proteins. Containing over 80% protein, this premium vegetarian protein is a perfect protein, ideal as an alternative to whey. Despite its qualities, Rapid Soy Isolate is still an excellent value for money product.
Best Rice Protein 2015 – BSc Naturals Organic Vegan Protein
BSc Naturals Organic Vegan Protein is the winner of both Best Rice Protein and Best Natural Organic Protein for 2015. It may not be 100% rice protein, but in our opinion it is better.
Best WPC 2015 – Musashi Recover Whey
Musashi Recovery Whey contains a very respectable 72% protein, which is on the high end for a WPC, as well as added aminos. This Australian brand, with over 25 years of experience, is still showing us how things are meant to be done.