'Tastes great:' Amazon slashed prices up to 40 percent on popular protein powders — but only 'til midnight

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Ramp up your protein intake with these powerhouse powders. (Photo: Amazon)
Ramp up your protein intake with these powerhouse powders. (Photo: Amazon)

Want to ramp up your protein intake this year? Amazon has got your back with a one-day sale on top-rated protein shakes — they're nearly 40 percent off today.

From Muscle Milk to Garden of Life, there are a lot of popular brands to choose from in this sale. Why protein? The nutrient helps keep you full and can even help build muscle when you have it after a workout. But plenty of people prefer to get their protein in the form of a shake for convenience.

Stock up on these mega-popular protein powders while they're still on sale.

Muscle Milk Pro Series Protein Powder

This container will last you for a while. (Photo: Amazon)
This container will last you for a while. (Photo: Amazon)

The Muscle Milk Pro Series Protein Powder contains 2.54 pounds of genuine protein powder. This popular powder is specially designed to deliver 50 grams of protein per serving to help you rebuild muscle. It also features a combination of high-quality slow-releasing and fast-releasing proteins, along with 20 vitamins and minerals. Choose between chocolate and vanilla flavors.

"Tastes great," a five-star fan said. "I have it for breakfast and in the evening after lifting. This has been a big part of my success in losing 50 pounds."

$19.50 $32 at Amazon

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey Protein Powder

Thousands of people swear by this protein powder. (Photo: Amazon)
Thousands of people swear by this protein powder. (Photo: Amazon)

Optimum Nutrition's 100 percent whey blend has an impressive 62,413 perfect reviews. This powder contains 24 gram of whey protein isolate, whey protein concentrate and whey peptides to help you build and support lean muscle mass. It's also low in sugar and instantized to prevent clumps from forming and make it easy to mix into smoothies and shakes. Choose between a range of flavors, including French vanilla creme, chocolate hazelnut and chocolate peanut butter.

"I’m a female weight lifter and I drink two shakes of gold standard a day," a happy customer said. "It’s light and sweet, easy to throw back. ...I have tried other brands and they are thick, chalky and over sweet. Gold Standard truly is the best and a long time reputable brand."

$22.50 $33 at Amazon

Garden of Life Sport Certified Grass Fed Clean Whey Protein Isolate

Enjoy 24 grams of protein in every serving. (Photo: Amazon)
Enjoy 24 grams of protein in every serving. (Photo: Amazon)

Want a clean protein powder? The Garden of Life Sport Certified Grass Fed Clean Whey Protein Isolate is grass-fed certified, non-GMO project certified, gluten-free and soy-free with no added hormones, sugars or antibiotics. You'll get 24 grams of grass-fed whey, four grams of glutamine and more than six grams of BCAA amino acids in every serving. Choose between vanilla and chocolate flavors.

"I have never been a fan of protein powders and every single one I had tried tasted terrible in my opinion. ...My husband doesn’t mind protein powders and when they were out of his usual he bought this one. I gave it a try and was instantly hooked. It is by far the best protein powder I have tasted," a satisfied customer said. "My recipe is simple but oh so delicious! Ice, milk, raw cacao powder, one scoop of this with some espresso or decaf espresso... . Unbelievable! I have one at least a day and has helped me immensely curb my sweet tooth and get back in shape."

$22 $40 at Amazon

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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