Real Gains
Universal Nutrition

Real Gains

Clean High Protein Weight Gainer!*
Powerful Mass-Cultivating Formula!*
8.9  out of 10  (359 Reviews)

Product Overview

Mass In A Glass

High Protein Clean Weight Gainer

  • 52g grams of protein per serving
  • 600 calories per glass
  • Contains whey, micellar casein, complex carbs, healthy fats and fiber
  • Low in sugar
  • Mixes easily with a spoon or in a shaker

Real Gains is an extremely powerful mass-cultivating support formula that was created with you, a hardcore active and athletic individual, in mind.* Real Gains has more of what you want and less of what you don't: more calories, more protein, more good fats, more taste, more fiber and far less sugar. You want to gain, muscle mass that is, and the right way to do that is with large amounts of protein, which you will find in every scoop of Real Gains, and by cutting fat intake. Rest assured we use only the finest whey protein and micellar casein available on the market. We don't skimp on things that are important and neither should you. Our Real Gains Protein Complex has a top-notch amino acid profile and instantly mixes into a liquid with no blender required.

Large amounts of complex carbs have also been included in every serving since they are an essential part of building and fueling muscle expansion. These carbs are a large source of energy that will support your intensely hardcore weight training routines.* We have also provided you with inulin, a special dietary fiber that will aid in digesting all of the protein, carbs, and fat you need to get big and stay big.* MCT and flaxseed oils are included to aid in hormone production, cell membrane protection and growth, as well as overall daily nutritional needs.* Real Gains is meant to be used together with a well balanced diet and hardcore training routine.

Ratings & Reviews

Real Gains
Overall Rating
359 Ratings
Verified Buyer Rating
164 Ratings
Average Flavor Rating
7 Flavors
Top Rated Flavor
Vanilla Ice Cream
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Apr 02, 2020
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Vanilla Ice Cream

Absolutely my favorite mass gainer. Shake has a good consistency, mixes well in a blender bottle. No bloat or weird digestion for me. Will continue to buy over and over.

Jan 19, 2020
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Chocolate Ice Cream
  • 10 Vanilla Ice Cream

Great flavor, and mixed fine as long as I shook well enough!

Oct 12, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 1 Cookies & Cream

Do not purchase. Does NOT mix well, even using just 2 scoops. A waste of money.

Jun 02, 2019
  • 7 Cookies & Cream

Macros, as a high protein gainer, were what got me to buy this. It's done the job. It gets only a 5 rating, however, because the mixability is abysmal. Anything short of a vitamix blender and you are chewing your drink while choking on the cookie bits and then a big chunk is always left half dry at the bottom of your bottle. I've never had a powder which had the ability to p- me off until this one

May 22, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 1 Banana Ice Cream

Bought this January 2019. Came in smelling like dirty gym socks. Noticed the expiration date April 2019. Is it supposed to expire so quickly? I have some BSN True Mass that I got back in 2016 that barely expires April 2019. Why did send me a protein that was ready to expire? This is terrible, this website used to be so much better.

Mar 30, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 9 Vanilla Ice Cream

I used UN Real Gains before initially aware because it was a product (I remember it being in a white container), Monica Brant had promoted. I purchased the 6.85-pound container, Vanilla Ice Cream & the flavor is decent. Mixes well in my Ninja Duo, no clumps, no grit. I have not yet tried any other flavors & honestly could not tell you the difference in taste from before over now because it has been some years ago. My only dislike would be that it came in a bag, not in the bucket container which would have been my preference & choice for the size. The picture on the site should reflect that. But no complaints about the product itself. I specifically like the fact it does not add creatine or multivitamins, which I tend to find in other weight gainers. I personally like the option to add buffered creatine as I see fit, & stay away from multi-vitamins. I also like the amount of protein per serving. Pretty pleased with the product so far. I can see myself making another purchase of the same in the future with the variant being size.

Feb 28, 2019
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Chocolate Ice Cream

Best protein ever i tried

Jan 18, 2019
Verified Buyer
No written review.
Nov 18, 2018
Verified Buyer
  • 7 Banana Ice Cream
  • 3 Strawberry Ice Cream

I went for the strawberry flavor on my initial purchase. I have to say the first thing I loved about it was the size of the scoop lol. Instead of the usual shovel you get with weight gain products it was a REGULAR size even SMALL scoop....and no you don't need to use 10 per serving just 3 1/2. The strawberry was very mild but the banana has more flavor in it. The thing that I like is that it mixes very thin...I hate those thick yogurt like supplements with a passion! Okay it doesn't have the crazy calories that a lot of gainers claim - I say claim as I am sceptical of the counts they say are in each serving as I did not lose weight on switching from the Muscle Tech extreme to this - and I lose weight easily. I would recommend and will be continuing to buy for some time.

Aug 15, 2018
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Strawberry Ice Cream

So I'm really loving all the products by universal . I normally drink other protein powders after my workout because I try and gain more weight. Some products I seen results over two/three months but with the one here the "Real gains " bruh I bought the 10 pound bag it lasted for a month I work out 4-5 times a week but only drink it right after my workout I always blend it up with milk taste ******* great no nasty after taste no bloating and I gained mass and weight in the one 10 pound bag that I bought so now I'm out and about to buy another one this is about to be my go to powder

Jul 12, 2018
Verified Buyer
  • 10 Chocolate Ice Cream

Best bang for your buck!! While other gainers require you to consume 300g+ of powder to get 50g of protein, this produce is a high protein formula, only requiring you to consume 155g of powder for 53g protein! Meaning it's less likely to give you a bloated stomach ache. The tradeoff being that it contains a significantly lower amount of carbohydrates (about half as much on average) compared to most of the other gainers, so there are fewer calories per serving. So if you have a high metabolism like me, you will still need to "eat big". "Then why not drink 2 scoops of regular protein powder to get 50g of protein?" Because for the same or cheaper price this product will give you the 3-4x the amount of calories. I'm an on and off gym goer, and for years I've used this product and it's always helped me bulk back up when i havent hit the gym in a while.

Jul 09, 2018
Verified Buyer
  • 1 Chocolate Ice Cream
  • 5 Banana Ice Cream
  • 10 Cookies & Cream

After I tried the Cookies & Cream flavor, this became my go to weight gainer. It is BY FAR the best flavor. Chocolate Ice Cream tastes terrible, while Banana Ice Cream is moderate. Its a lot easier to chug a shake packed full of macros than to fit in meal #6. Keep on keepin on Universal!!!

Mar 21, 2018
Verified Buyer
  • 9 Strawberry Ice Cream

This is a great product. I started taking this about three weeks ago between 2 and 3 times a week. Starting after wrestling season at about 157, I gained 10 pounds in the first week of using this (this can also be attributed to the start of bulking season). I'm now up to 169, with very minimal use of this product. It does its job effectively, the taste is great as long as you shake it up a bunch, and I'll definitely purchase this in the future. Great value and amount of mass gainer for the price.

Jan 23, 2018
  • 9 Cookies & Cream

Great Product! Have used it for a while. Mixes easily with water, not so well with Milk.

Jan 14, 2018
  • 7 Chocolate Ice Cream

Favorite product, helped me see results within a short time even when I couldn't fit 3 meals a day

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Price: $28.99  ($2.64 / Serving)
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Powerful Mass-Cultivating Formula!*

What's in Universal Nutrition Real Gains

3.8 Lbs. Vanilla Ice Cream
Serving Size 3.5 Scoops (155 g)
Servings Per Container11
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value
Calories 600       
Calories From Fat 45       
Total Fat 5 g 8%*
Saturated Fat 3.5 g 18%*
Trans Fat 0 g       
Cholesterol 130 mg 43%*
Sodium 225 mg 9%*
Potassium 390 mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 87 g 29%*
Dietary Fiber 2 g 8%*
Sugars 8 g       
Protein 52 g 104%
Vitamin A <2%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 34%
Iron 5%
Riboflavin 34%
Phosphorous 23%
Iodine 30%
Magnesium 13%
Manganese 4%
Chloride 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily calues may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Typical Amino Acid Profile (Per 100g Of Protein) Essential Amino Acids
L-Leucine (Branched Chain Amino Acid) 10,740 mg       
L-Isoleucine (Branched Chain Amino Acid) 6,100 mg       
L-Valine (Branched Chain Amino Acid) 5,730 mg       
L-Threonine 6,320 mg       
L-Lysine 8,940 mg       
L-Phenylalanine 3,430 mg       
L-Tryptophan 1,690 mg       
L-Methionine 2,100 mg       
L-Histidine 1,980 mg       
Typical Amino Acid Profile (Per 100g Of Protein) Non-Essential Amino Acids
L-Arginine†† 2,390 mg       
L-Aspartic Acid 10,420 mg       
L-Alanine 4,760 mg       
L-Glutamic Acid 12,210 mg       
L-Glycine 1,820 mg       
L-Tyrosine 3,080 mg       
L-Serine 4,720 mg       
L-Proline 5,610 mg       
L-Cystine 2,410 mg       
†† Conditionally essential amino acid.
The amino acids in this product are naturally occurring from the protein sources. They are not added or manufactured.
Other Ingredients:
Maltodextrin, Real Gains™ Protein Complex™ [Ultra Filtrated Whey Concentrate, Micellar Casein, Whey Protein Isolate], Inulin, Medium Chain Triglycerides, Artificial Vanilla Flavors, Calcium Caseinate, Lecithin, Flaxseed Powder, Sodium Chloride, Sucralose, Acesulfame Potassium.
Contains: Milk, Soy. Made in a GMPfacility on equipment that processes milk, soy, egg, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, and wheat.

Directions For Real Gains: Mix 3.5 scoops with 12-16 oz of your beverage of choice. For additional calories, you can add whole milk andother foods such as peanut butter, oatmeal, bananas and the like.

Warnings: Not for use by those under the age of 18. Consult a physician before using this product. Athletes should consultwith their sanctioning authority before use. Store product in a cool, dry place, away from heat, moisture and sunlight.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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