Performance Protein

FLAVORS

  • Vanilla

  • Chocolate

  • Berry

Performance Protein

A multisource, plant-based protein powder, featuring 25 grams of complete protein, 5,000mg of BCAAs and 5,000mg of glutamine per serving, Vega Sport Performance Protein is formulated to:

  • Improve strength and exercise performance
  • Repair and build muscles
  • Reduce recovery time between training

TIMING INSTRUCTION

Take within 45 minutes post-workout. Use in conjunction with Vega Sport Recovery Accelerator. Create a personal nutrition plan.

functional ingredients

BCAAs

BCAAs (branched chain amino acids) are essential amino acids (L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, and L-Valine), which cannot be made by your body and must be eaten. BCAAs are metabolized in muscle tissue, rather than in your liver, so they can be used faster. BCAAs help to transition your body from a catabolic (breaking down muscle) to anabolic (building muscle) stage after exercise.1

  1. Blomstrand E, Eliasson J, Karlsson HK, Köhnke R. (2006). Branched-chain amino acids activate key enzymes in protein synthesis after physical exercise. Journal of Nutrition.136(1 Suppl):269S-73S.

    Accessed on 5/23/13 from the link

Complete plant-based protein blend

Sprouted whole grain brown rice, pea, alfalfa, and SaviSeed protein combine to create 25 grams of complete protein with a balanced amino acid profile.

Glutamine

Glutamine is an amino acid which helps to repair and build muscle cells after exercise. It is also a component of digestive and immune system health.1

  1. Health Canada. (2008). Natural Health Products Database Monograph: Glutamine. Accessed 5/20/13 http://webprod.hc-sc.gc.ca/nhpid-bdipsn/monoReq.do?id=126&lang=eng

^ ^ BCAAs

BCAAs

BCAAs (branched chain amino acids) are essential amino acids (L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, and L-Valine), which cannot be made by your body and must be eaten. BCAAs are metabolized in muscle tissue, rather than in your liver, so they can be used faster. BCAAs help to transition your body from a catabolic (breaking down muscle) to anabolic (building muscle) stage after exercise.1

  1. Blomstrand E, Eliasson J, Karlsson HK, Köhnke R. (2006). Branched-chain amino acids activate key enzymes in protein synthesis after physical exercise. Journal of Nutrition.136(1 Suppl):269S-73S.

    Accessed on 5/23/13 from the link

^ ^ Complete plant-based protein blend

Complete plant-based protein blend

Sprouted whole grain brown rice, pea, alfalfa, and SaviSeed protein combine to create 25 grams of complete protein with a balanced amino acid profile.

^ ^ Glutamine

Glutamine

Glutamine is an amino acid which helps to repair and build muscle cells after exercise. It is also a component of digestive and immune system health.1

  1. Health Canada. (2008). Natural Health Products Database Monograph: Glutamine. Accessed 5/20/13 http://webprod.hc-sc.gc.ca/nhpid-bdipsn/monoReq.do?id=126&lang=eng

Certified Vegan

Gluten-Free

Informed-Choice

Plant-Based

Recharge and repair so you can do it all again, sooner. Vega Sport Performance Protein repairs and builds muscle tissue to assist in recovery.

Improve strength

Consuming protein, especially branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) after a workout helps your body to rebuild muscle, and reduces recovery time.[1] With a reduced recovery time, you’ll be able to push harder and train more often, naturally building strength.

Build and repair muscle

Besides recovering faster, in order to build strength you have to repair and rebuild your muscle. Training breaks down muscle—you have to break down muscle to build it stronger.

Leucine, isoleucine and valine are branched chain amino acids (BCAA) which act as signaling molecules to stimulate protein synthesis after exercise. These amino acids aid in transitioning your body from a catabolic (breaking down of muscle during exercise) to an anabolic (repair and rebuild) state.[2] Glutamine is an additional amino acid which repairs muscle cells after exercise.[3] Vega Sport Performance Protein contains 25 grams complete protein and 5,000 mg each of both BCAAs and L-glutamine.

Reduce recovery time

Beyond repairing muscle and building strength, immune function is another element of recovery. Vega Sport Performance Protein contains the amino acid L-Glutamine which is fuel for immune cells. Since intense exercise reduces glutamine in your blood, consuming 5,000 mg of glutamine in Vega Sport Performance Protein after exercise can help to support your immune system.[4]

Cautions:

Discontinue use if signs of allergy appear and consult a health care practitioner. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking prescription medication or if you have a serious medical condition. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not use if seal is broken.

 

[1]  Bernardot, Dan (2012). Advanced Sports Nutrition. Human Kinetics. 4th ed.

[2] Blomstrand E, Eliasson J, Karlsson HK, Köhnke R. (2006). Branched-chain amino acids activate key enzymes in protein synthesis after physical exercise. Journal of Nutrition. 136(1 Suppl):269S-73S. Accessed on 5/23/13 from http://jn.nutrition.org/content/136/1/269S.long

[3] Newsholme P, Procopio J, Lima MM, Pithon-Curi TC, Curi R. (2003). Glutamine and glutamate-their central role in cell metabolism and function. Cell Biochemistry and Function. 21(1):1-9.

[4] Shils M et al (2006) Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.

Nutrition

CANADA

Berry

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Chocolate

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Vanilla

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US

Berry

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Chocolate

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Vanilla

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Ingredients

CANADA

Berry

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Chocolate

Protein_Tub_Chocolate_CDN_V10-P1

Vanilla

Protein_Tub_Vanilla_CDN_V6-P1

US

Berry

Protein_Tub_Berry_US_V11-P

Chocolate

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Vanilla

Protein_Tub_Vanilla_US_V9-P

Can I eat Vega Sport Performance Protein right after a workout?

Drink Vega Sport Performance Protein 45 minutes after your workout. For optimal recovery, Vega Sport Recovery Accelerator is the first phase of your recovery—20 minutes after your workout. Then when you use Performance Protein 45 to 60 minutes after a workout your muscles can more efficiently repair and rebuild. Vega Sport Recovery Accelerator initiates the recovery process, allowing the ingredients in Vega Sport Performance Protein to effectively build and repair muscle in the hour after working out.

Can I cook with Vega Sport Performance Protein?

Yes, you can cook with Vega Sport Performance Protein. It is a delicious addition to pancakes, muffins and other baked goods. Check out the Vega Recipe Center for inspiration!

Vega Sport Performance Protein and Vega Sport Protein Bar can be used in conjunction to support your post-workout recovery.

Informed-Choice

Vega Sport products are Informed Choice certified. The Informed Choice program provides assurance that all Vega Sport products have been tested for substances on the World Anti-Doping Agency list of banned substances and are safe for athletes to use.