BSN have always been at the forefront of bodybuilding, sporting and exercise nutrition with some of the most popular products on the market including their pre-workout NO Xplode and their protein Syntha 6. While 2013 has been a relatively quiet year for new releases from BSN, they’re about to charge into 2014 with a range of new supplements including IsoBurn, their first foray into the fat loss protein market.
- 100% Whey Protein Isolate
- Stimulant Free Fat Loss Blend containing Soluble Fibres, Fat Metabolisers & Metabolism Boosters
- Extremely Low Calorie Per Serve
BSN IsoBurn Ingredients & Dosage
BSN IsoBurn is a relatively simple product consisting of whey protein isolate with a range of fat loss ingredients. Below is a full breakdown of the ingredients contained in IsoBurn:
- Whey Protein (20g) – IsoBurn will consist of 100% whey protein isolate
- IsoBurn™ Blend (1g) – This fat loss contains a range of ingredients including Green Coffee Extract, a range of soluble gum fibres including Gum Arabic, Guar Gum and Locust Bean Gum, Blue Green Algae Extract, Beta-Carotene, Pomegranate Extract, carnitine, Choline and Banaba Leaf Extract.
BSN IsoBurn will be available in two similar sizes to Syntha 6 Isolate; 900g and 1.8kg. Each serving of IsoBurn will consist of 20g of whey protein isolate, 5g of carbs, 2g of fat and 1g of the IsoBurn Blend.
BSN IsoBurn Pros & Effectiveness
Fat burning proteins are nothing new in Australia, thanks to flagship companies such as Elemental Nutrition and Max’s and their quality fat loss proteins Shredding Matrix and Super Shred respectively. In America though, fat loss proteins have never really gained momentum until 2013’s OxyElite Protein Powder by USPLabs. BSN are smart to capitalise on the growing desire for fat loss products and the combination of fat loss ingredients with protein is ideal, as it not only helps support fat loss but also maintain and assist with muscle gains. The use of non-stimulant ingredients in IsoBurn is also a smart decision as it allows customers to continue with the use of other stimulant containing supplements such as pre-workouts and fat burners.
IsoBurn’s fat loss ingredients are quite novel, but also contains a range of well known fat loss ingredients including green coffee bean extract, carnitine and choline, all of which help to assist in raising metabolism and supporting fat burning. The IsoBurn Blend is perhaps the most interesting. The three gum’s involved; gum Arabic, guar gum and locust bean gum are all soluble fibres which can assist with appetite control and carbohydrate metabolism. They have also displayed thermogenic activity. Blue Green Algae is an increasingly popular ingredient thanks to its nutrient dense profile and it containing phenylethylamine or PEA which supports improved mental performance and fatigue reduction; a common issue during fat loss and weight loss diets. Pomegranate extract and beta carotene have also been shown to support metabolism increases and fat storage respectively.
BSN IsoBurn Cons
IsoBurn uses an extremely fast absorbing protein, which is good if you tend to eat small and frequent meals, however for anyone who has 3 big meals throughout the day, may not provide a sustained supply of amino acids for the muscles. The IsoBurn blend is definitely an innovative blend of fat loss ingredients; all of which have some scientific backing for its weight loss benefits, however a 1g blend of around 10 ingredients may mean there’s not enough of each ingredient to support their fat loss functions. However, most people tend to have more than 1 shake a day, which would provide them with much more beneficial amounts of those ingredients.
BSN IsoBurn Taste & Mixability
BSN IsoBurn will be available in their three flagship protein flavours; Strawberry Milkshake, Chocolate Milkshake and Vanilla Ice Cream. As the protein is completely whey protein isolate, IsoBurn will most likely mix well with a bit of frothing.
BSN IsoBurn Verdict
IsoBurn is an excellent release from BSN and definitely signals a big upcoming year for the company. IsoBurn offers a generous portion of protein and a really innovative fat loss blend of ingredients. To make the most out of IsoBurn and its fat loss matrix, it’s best to consume at least 2 servings of the protein a day and can easily be stacked with any fat burner or pre-workout such as NO Xplode for even better results.