Hydra 6®

The First 50/50 Slow/Fast Protein Blend

Hydra 6® has been formulated with the ultimate form of Whey Protein - Whey Protein Isolate - and the ultimate form of Casein - Ultrafiltered Micellar Casein - in the perfect “50/50” ratio.


Informed Sport approved and accredited

  • 50% Whey Isolate – 50% Micellar Casein
  • Approx. 25g protein per serving
  • Can be consumed Pre-Workout, Post-Workout or before bed – No need for 2 separate Proteins
£64.99

Key Benefits

Hydra 6® has been formulated with the ultimate form of Whey protein - Whey Protein Isolate - and the ultimate form of Casein - Ultrafiltered Micellar Casein - in the perfect “50/50” ratio, which research suggests to be superior to taking either whey protein or casein on their own*.

Hydra 6® offers the versatility and convenience of not having to buy two separate proteins for different times of the day and is designed to feed your muscles with the highest quality protein available. Hard training individuals need “fast acting” Whey Protein Isolate in the morning and Pre/Post-Workout and “slow release” Casein Protein before bedtime and at other times when Protein won’t be consumed for several hours.

Research

When it comes to Whey Protein, it’s simple, science tells us very clearly that the higher the peak in our blood essential amino acid levels, the greater the signal to the muscles to start the process of Protein synthesis (muscle building) [1]*. And no protein can crank up essential amino acid levels to a higher peak than whey protein isolate [2]*. But whey protein may not be enough on its own.

Several studies suggest that Whey stops delivering amino acids after about 3 1/2 hours, whereas the other major milk protein, casein, not only delivers its amino acids for twice as long but has been shown to be superior for ensuring that muscle growth activity exceeds muscular breakdown [2]*. So casein’s ability to act like a “drip-feed” and constantly deliver amino acids to the blood over at least seven hours has been shown over and over again to be anti-catabolic (so it prevents muscle breakdown in addition to causing growth)*. Clearly, casein has advantages that whey protein alone cannot match [2]. Other studies also suggest that combination proteins which included whey and casein have a more potent muscle-building effect in the four hours after a weight-training session as compared to whey protein alone [3]*.

Having established that a perfect 50/50 combination of Whey Protein and Casein is ideal for muscle growth, the Grenade® research team had one more major goal - combine the ultimate source of Whey Protein with the ultimate source of Casein... the result is Hydra 6®, one of the highest-quality Protein combinations ever seen in the world of sports supplementation.*

Each serving of Hydra 6® contains between 12 - 12.5 grams of Protein from premium Whey Protein Isolate (with no inferior concentrates) and 12 - 12.5 grams of protein from low-heat, ultrafiltered, native Micellar Casein (no inferior caseinates) for a total of 24 - 25 grams of Protein per serving AND you can take it before training, after training, before bed or ANY other time you want quality protein - no more messing around having to buy two separate proteins, which are of inferior quality and actually need to be mixed to realise their full potential anyhow!

1. Bohé J, Low A, Wolfe RR, Rennie M J. Human muscle protein synthesis is modulated by extracellular, not intramuscular amino acid availability: a dose-response study. J Physiol. 2003 Oct 1;552( Pt 1): 315-24. Epub 2003 Aug 8.
2. Boirie Y, Dangin M, Gachon P, Vasson MP, Maubois JL, Beaufrère B. Slow and fast dietary proteins differently modulate postprandial protein accretion. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 1997 Dec 23;94(26) :14930-5.
3. Reidy PT, Walker DK , Dickinson JM, Gundermann DM, Drummond M J, Timmerman KL, Fry CS, Borack MS,Cope MB, Mukh erjea R , Jennings K, Volpi E, Rasmuss en BB. Protein blend ingestion following resistance exercise promotes human muscle protein synthesis. J Nutr. 2013 Apr ;143 (4) : 410 -6. doi: 10.3945/jn.112.168021. Epub 2013 Jan 23.

Nutritionals

Strawberry Siege

Typical Values Per Serving (35g)
Energy kJ 563
Energy kcal 133
Fat 2g
- of which saturates 1.1g
Carbohydrates 3.9g
- of which sugars 1.7g
Fibre 1g
Protein 25g
Salt 0.21g
BCAA Profile Per Serving (35g)
Leucine 2451 mg
Isoleucine 1421 mg
Valine 1489 mg
Amino Profile Per Serving (35g)
Tryptophan 339 mg
Threonine 1364 mg
Phenylalanine 951 mg
Lysine 2185 mg
Methionine 604 mg
Arginine 687 mg
Cystine 415 mg
Tyrosine 949 mg
Histidine 530 mg
Proline 1840 mg
Serine 1233 mg
Aspartic Acid 2288 mg
Glycine 398 mg
Alanine 1014 mg
Glutamine + Glutamic Acid 4799 mg

Chocolate Charge

Typical Values Per Serving (35g)
Energy kJ 562
Energy kcal 133
Fat 2.2g
- of which saturates 1.2g
Carbohydrates 4.4g
- of which sugars 2.5g
Fibre 1g
Protein 24g
Salt 0.20g
BCAA Profile Per Serving (35g)
Leucine 2282 mg
Isoleucine 1323 mg
Valine 1386 mg
Amino Profile Per Serving (35g)
Tryptophan 316 mg
Threonine 1270 mg
Phenylalanine 886 mg
Lysine 2035 mg
Methionine 562 mg
Arginine 640 mg
Cystine 387 mg
Tyrosine 883 mg
Histidine 494 mg
Proline 1714 mg
Serine 1148 mg
Aspartic Acid 2131 mg
Glycine 371 mg
Alanine 945 mg
Glutamine + Glutamic Acid 4469 mg

Killa Vanilla

Typical Values Per Serving (35g)
Energy kJ 545
Energy kcal 131
Fat 1.7g
- of which saturates 0.9g
Carbohydrates 2.5g
- of which sugars 0.8g
Fibre 2.4g
Protein 25g
Salt 0.12g
BCAA Profile Per Serving (35g)
Leucine 2446 mg
Isoleucine 1418 mg
Valine 1486 mg
Amino Profile Per Serving (35g)
Tryptophan 339 mg
Threonine 1361 mg
Phenylalanine 949 mg
Lysine 2180 mg
Methionine 603 mg
Arginine 686 mg
Cystine 414 mg
Tyrosine 947 mg
Histidine 529 mg
Proline 1836 mg
Serine 1230 mg
Aspartic Acid 2283 mg
Glycine 398 mg
Alanine 592 mg
Glutamine + Glutamic Acid 4789 mg

Cookie Chaos

Typical Values Per Serving (35g)
Energy kJ 544
Energy kcal 130
Fat 1.8g
- of which saturates 0.9g
Carbohydrates 2.4g
- of which sugars 0.8g
Fibre 2.4g
Protein 25g
Salt 0.12g
BCAA Profile Per Serving (35g)
Leucine 2417 mg
Isoleucine 1402 mg
Valine 1486 mg
Amino Profile Per Serving (35g)
Tryptophan 335 mg
Threonine 1345 mg
Phenylalanine 938 mg
Lysine 2155 mg
Methionine 596 mg
Arginine 678 mg
Cystine 409 mg
Tyrosine 936 mg
Histidine 523 mg
Proline 1815 mg
Serine 1216 mg
Aspartic Acid 2257 mg
Glycine 393 mg
Alanine 585 mg
Glutamine + Glutamic Acid 4733 mg

Peanut Nutter

Typical Values Per Serving (35g)
Energy kJ 547
Energy kcal 130
Fat 2g
- of which saturates 1.1g
Carbohydrates 3.4g
- of which sugars 1.4g
Fibre 2g
Protein 24g
Salt 0.10g
BCAA Profile Per Serving (35g)
Leucine 2291 mg
Isoleucine 1328 mg
Valine 1391 mg
Amino Profile Per Serving (35g)
Tryptophan 317 mg
Threonine 1275 mg
Phenylalanine 889 mg
Lysine 2042 mg
Methionine 564 mg
Arginine 642 mg
Cystine 388 mg
Tyrosine 887 mg
Histidine 495 mg
Proline 1720 mg
Serine 1152 mg
Aspartic Acid 2139 mg
Glycine 372 mg
Alanine 948 mg
Glutamine + Glutamic Acid 4486 mg

Ingredients

Strawberry Siege

Whey Protein Isolate (Milk), Ultrafiltered Micellar Casein (Milk), Flavour (Milk), Creamer: Refined Fractionated Palm Oil, Lactose, (Milk) Protein; Tapioca Starch, Polydextrose, Thickener: Xanthan Gum; Natural Colour: Beetroot Powder; Citric Acid, Sweetener: Sucralose; Emulsifier: (Soy) Lecithin

Allergy Advice: For allergens see ingredients in bold. Also may contain Cereals containing Gluten, Egg and Peanuts.

Chocolate Charge

Whey Protein Isolate (Milk), Ultrafiltered Micellar Casein (Milk), Flavour (Milk), Fat Reduced Cocoa Powder, Creamer: Refined Fractionated Palm Oil, Lactose, (Milk) Protein; Tapioca Starch, Natural Flavour, Polydextrose, Thickener: Xanthan Gum; Sodium Chloride, Sweetener: Sucralose; Emulsifier: (Soy) Lecithin

Allergy Advice: For allergens see ingredients in bold. Also may contain Cereals containing Gluten, Egg and Peanuts.

Killa Vanilla

Whey Protein Isolate (Milk), Ultrafiltered Micellar Casein (Milk), Flavour (Milk), Fat Reduced Cocoa Powder, Creamer: Refined Fractionated Palm Oil, Lactose, (Milk) Protein; Flavouring, Resistant Dextrin: Fibersol; Tapioca Starch, Thickener: Xanthan Gum; Sweetener: Sucralose; Emulsifier: (Soy) Lecithin.

Allergy Advice: For allergens see ingredients in bold. Also may contain Cereals containing Gluten, Egg and Peanuts.

Cookie Chaos

Whey Protein Isolate (Milk), Ultrafiltered Micellar Casein (Milk), Creamer: Refined Fractionated Palm Oil, Lactose, (Milk) Protein; Flavouring, Resistant Dextrin: Fibersol; Tapioca Starch, Thickener: Xanthan Gum; Colour: E150a; Sweetener: Sucralose; Emulsifier: (Soy) Lecithin.

Allergy Advice: For allergens see ingredients in bold. Also may contain Cereals containing Gluten, Egg and Peanuts.

Peanut Nutter

Whey Protein Isolate (Milk), Ultrafiltered Micellar Casein (Milk), Fat-Reduced Cocoa Powder, Emulsifier: (Soy) Lecithin; Creamer: Refined Fractionated Palm Oil, Lactose, (Milk) Protein; Flavour (Milk), Polydextrose, Resistant Dextrin, Tapioca Starch, Natural Flavour, Thickener: Xanthan Gum; Sweetener: Sucralose.

Allergy Advice: For allergens see ingredients in bold. Also may contain Cereals containing Gluten, Egg and Peanuts.

How to Use

Mix 1 serving (2 level scoops) with 200mL cold water or milk in a glass or shaker cup. Use between major meals and after exercise. Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water daily.
For maximum results, consume 3-4 servings daily for a minimum of six weeks.

Customer Reviews

* These reviews are not the opinions of Grenade®. Grenade® product packaging may contain additional information that is shown on our website. We recommend you do not solely rely on the information on our website and ensure that you read product labels, warnings, directions for use prior to consuming. Results are not guaranteed and may vary person to person.

  1. A*

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    Absolutely fantastic, worth the money
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  2. Tasty

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    Apart from being a top 50/50 What protein, it's also delicious to drink! Chocolate and strawberry are lush, looking forward to trtying rest of the range
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  3. Amazing

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    An amazing product. Been using this for well over a year now. My favourite protein on the market. I like to go for a fast and slow acting protein mix. GRENADE serves us a transparent protein product containing high quality fast acting whey isolate and slow acting micellar casein. The two best protein sources of their kind. Mixes great with water or milk. Highly recommend this.
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  4. Best out there

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    Haven't had this for a number of months due to experimenting different brands, but none compare to Hydra 6. Yes it cost more than most others on the market but it's well worth it. I will not be using anything other than Hydra 6 again!!!
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  5. Tastes so good

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    Reviewed this before after trying the 'killa vanilla' flavour. I bought a tub of the 'chocolate charge' and I will not be changing, the flavour is great and really helps with those chocolate cravings.
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  6. Great taste

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    Tastes so good. tried a lot of protein powders best tasting by far.
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  7. Really good

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    Flavours are great and works well. Can be pricy but you get what you pay for!!
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  8. Great product

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    Another fantastic product from Grenade. I like to throw the chocolate charge in a blender with some frozen berries and almond milk, perfect post-workout smoothie.
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  9. Great protein

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    Ive tried a few different protein powders none that i can say ive really liked the taste off. This is totally diffeent mixes well and tastes amazing, strawberry has to be my favourite! Would definatly reccomend it.
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  10. The Best Tasting Powder Ive Ever Used

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    I bought this powder a year ago just to try something different & the 50/50 formula sounded really good. I used this powder with soya milk via a blender and it is the best tasting formula ive had. You definitely feel benefits post workout. Killa Vanilla is my favorite so far!
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  11. Amazing

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    I've been using this product for about 2 year now and i love it. Tastes great, helps up my protein needs, amazing to bake with and can be taken anytime of the day.
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  12. Tasty

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    This protein is very tasty and at a good price. It mixes well with water and has a nice texture - no lumps either which is great!
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  13. Awesome!

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    The protein powder is very nice and tastes great even with water, i use the pre-made up packets which me and my other half both use after an intensive workout. we both love Hydra 6 especially the strawberry flavour.
    10/10 would buy again.
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  14. My essential supplement

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    I've tried a few proteins for post workout and have been left feeling pretty "meh" about them. I thought Hydra 6 would be the same. WRONG! Hydra 6 is great tasting, and really does reenergise and boost post gym. I can honestly say I know when I've had it. My muscles don't ache and I have greatly reduced fatigue. Ready to go again quickly. I have switched back to my old protein, for a couple of days for comparison, and I noticed the difference immediately.
    The only downside (of the strawberry siege) is it can be slightly granular in texture. No real bother.

    All in all a great product. Mixed in the Grenade shaker it looks awesome too!
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  15. Great

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    Awesome tasting. Mixed really easy. Only gripe is it didn't last long , but that's because I'm a greedy git
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  16. Great

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    Awesome tasting. Mixed really easy. Only gripe is it didn't last long , but that's because I'm a greedy git
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  17. AWESOME PRODUCT

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    I started using this product 6 moths ago and it is by far my favourite protein! Having both whey and casein is a massive plus! Tastes excellent and mixes perfectly!
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  18. Hyrdra 6

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    This is now one of my essentials.
    Reason being you have the two way skip of 50% Casien & 50% Isolate.

    Flavors are outstanding on all,mix ability effortless & a pleasure to drink.
    Basically your drip feeding your muscle cells all day with the 50/50 split-ideal.
    One shake post workout a must and another during day to keep topped up for 24hours.
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  19. What a top protein supplement

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    Grabbed a few samples from the Nutricentre on this, and thought would see what all the 50:50 fuss is about, taste and mixability is great, doesn't leave any froth. will definetly making this one of my protein supplements. Even the Marvel Avengers would have a hard time saying "Hail Hydra" if they had this after every mission!
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  20. It doesn't get much better than this*

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    I'm really getting into using Grenade's products now as the quality is just hands down better than the rest. Ration packs are spot on, Flapjacks and Carb Killa bars taste insane, the fat burners work a treat and now Hydra6 50/50 blend.
    Well I've tried all flavours of Hydra6, they all mix well with whatever you throw at them, oats in the morning, eggs for pancakes or straight up out of the shaker post workout... I love this stuff and won't be using any other brand, i'm hooked! Whatever flavour you pick you won't be disappointed. Keep it up team Grenade!
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  21. Best to date*

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    I have tried all favours so far - with chocolate being my favourite - although I do enjoy the strawberry and cookie, which I have just taken advantage of in the hail hydra deal - fabulous macros and amazing taste - takes the hassle and obligation out of taking your protein shake - would recommend 100%
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  22. Tempted*

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    I was given a sample of this at a GNC. I have ALWAYS been an ON man, but I have to say after trying this and reading about the protein mix, I am tempted. When ON tub runs dry my next purchase will be Grenade!!!!!!
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  23. Whey:Casein Mix*

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    Didn't really get the 50:50 thing at first. Then I cam across this on line http://www.nutritionexpress.com/article+index/protein/showarticle.aspx?id=263
    Makes sense good sense
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  24. Mixes so well!*

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    Saw this advertised on bodybuilding.com and thought I would give it a go after seeing all the strong reviews. I can see why this is appearing everywhere I look. Mixes so well and the taste is off the chart. Tried Chocolate and have just ordered another large one.
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  25. You get what you pay for!*

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    YES this is quite expensive compared to normal proteins on the market, such as PHD Pharma whey. But this isn't a normal protein, If like me, you have both a casein and whey concentrate/isolate at home, this covers both bases, and for a change for an Isolate and casein products, it tastes fantastic. If you are serious about your training, you will know that you need a constant feed of amino acids, only blended products like this can do it. Plus you get the added benefit of the quick acting Isolate, straight after training. This is much better than all those cheap all in ones on the market, as this doesn't have other unnecessary extras such as sugary carbs and low doses of creatine. I would highly recommend this to anyone, and it mixes fantastic, especially when I add it to my porridge in the morning. Cookie and chocolate are my favourite. If your not sure due to cost, then try the smaller tub, I can guarantee that once you try it, you wont go back to your old protein.
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  26. Hooked*

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    switched onto hydra about 8 weeks ago, already finding a huge benefit post workout. I started on strawberry which was nice then tried a sample of the cookies and I was hooked. Love mixing it into my yogurts on a mornin as well. 9/10!
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