Body Science (BSC) Protein Supplements Review
An Australian brand that has been on the market since the late 1990s, Body Science – otherwise known as BSC – offers plenty for local fitness enthusiasts, including compression gear, bars, drinks and protein supplements. Regardless if you’re looking to pack on the muscle, or wanting to slim down, BSC products are available online as well as through select pharmacies and supplement stores, with retailers listed via the BSC website. Read on to find out just what BSC has to offer to help you both in and out of the gym.
BSC Protein Powders
BSC offers a number of powder supplements, including options for those on a vegan diet.
- Whey Protein Isolate: The standard when it comes to protein powders, Whey Isolate traditionally offers more protein per serving than other Whey proteins without all the fats and carbs, making it an ideal option for those looking to put on lean mass. BSC offers two flavours – vanilla and double choc – available in both 900g and 3kg tubs. BSC Whey Isolate is also gluten free with no added sugar, and contains just under 27g of protein in a 30g serving.
- HydroxyBurn Lean5: Including 22g of protein in a 35g serving, the Lean5 supplement includes additional benefits, including DigeZyme for improved digestion and absorption, as well as amino acids for recovery. Available in a larger variety of flavours, including options such as banana, salted caramel, espresso, choc chip in addition to the traditional chocolate and vanilla, the Lean5 supplement is similarly available in either 900g or 3kg tubs.
- Nitrovol Lean Muscle: Marketed towards athletes looking for a recovery protein, BSC’s Nitrovol supplement includes 22g of protein and 32g of carbs in a 60g serving, with creatine and amino acids also included, allowing for optimal recovery after a hard workout. Available in either 1.5kg or 3kg tubs, Lean Muscle is available in milk chocolate, white chocolate or choc peanut butter flavours.
- NitroBulk Build Muscle: One of BSC’s more affordable products, NitroBulk is only available in 500g tubs, with traditional chocolate and vanilla flavours available. In a 60g serving, NitroBulk provides 21g of protein, 1g of fat and over 32g of carbs, making it more suitable for those looking to bulk up, with creatine and amino acids additionally included for assisted recovery.
- Clean Vegan Protein: Made from plant-based proteins, BSC’s Clean Protein is gluten free, with no added sugars, artificial colours, flavours or fillers, while additionally including DigeZyme for improved digestion. Available in chocolate, vanilla, salted caramel as well as berry coconut, BSC’s Clean Vegan Protein is only available in 1kg tubs.
BSC protein bars and snacks
For those on the go, or don’t have a shaker handy, BSC also offers a number of protein bars and drinks to help with your fitness goals. BSC bars can be individual sold in stores, or can be bought in value packs online. If you’re interested in how BSC protein bars compared to competitors, check out our protein bar comparison table.
- High Protein Low Carb Bar: With flavours including choc mocha, cookie dough, choc mint, apple pie, maple and cinnamon, as well as strawberry cheesecake, each BSC bar contains almost 20g of protein in a 60g serving, with 6g of fats and under 3g of carbs.
- Nitrovol Muscle Bar: Bigger than other bars on the market, the Nitrovol Muscle Bar is better suited for those looking to put on weight, with 24g of protein available in an 80g serving. With three flavour options available – salted caramel, vanilla choc chip and peanut butter fudge – each bar also contains a higher intake of fats and carbs for additional energy for workouts.
- Clean Bar: A vegan-friendly option, the Clean Bar is made from all-natural ingredients with no artificial additives, and is available in banana bread, choc lamington or lemon cashew flavours. While not the best option for those looking for a protein hit, with only 10g of protein per 50g serving, the Clean Bar also includes over 23g of carbs, meaning you’ll have to be careful if you’re watching your weight.
- High Protein Balls: More inclined for those not sold on protein bars, or those not keen on giving up their sweet tooth, BSC protein balls are available in white chocolate, choc peanut butter and cookies and cream, and provide up to 25g of protein per 70g serving.
- Muscle Protein Shake: Handy for those who forget their shaker at home, the BSC Muscle Protein Shake is available on pharmacy shelves, providing 30g of protein in a 450mL drink, ideal for after your workout. Available in double chocolate, banana smoothie and espresso, the Muscle Protein Shake is gluten free, and contains no artificial colouring or flavouring.
Other BSC supplements & products
In addition to protein powders and bars, BSC offers a number of other supplements and products to assist with your workouts and recovery. Supplements such as creatine and pre-workout are available online, while vitamins are also available to assist with body functionality and wellbeing. Similarly, if you’re looking for some new gym wear or compression gear, BSC has a number of men’s and women’s attire available through sporting retailers, including compression tights and tank tops. Lifting straps, shakers and water bottles can also be purchased, covering every aspect of your workout.
BSC Shipping and Returns Policy
While no return policy is listed on the BSC website, free shipping is available for all orders over $99, with a $9.90 flat fee on all other orders. Being an Australian company, BSC offers shipping to most national addresses, with delivery times outlined online. International shipping is also not listed, but those keen on BSC products can contact the company via their website for customer service.
Should I choose Body Science protein supplements?
Considering how many products BSC offers in terms of not only supplements, but workout gear as well, it’s worth checking out if you’re looking to pick up all your workout needs in one go. With vegan-friendly options also available, BSC caters for a wider audience, making it handy regardless of your diet or your body goals.
When it comes to protein supplements however, it’s best to research into all your options, with plenty of brands and supplement types available. If you’re not sure which brand you should try to make the most of your workouts, check out our ratings report on protein supplements to get the full scoop.
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