BCAAs ..   Branch Chain Amino Acids:  Essential amino acids L-leucine, L-Isoleucine and L-Valine.

As essential amino acids BCAAs are essential for human survival.

BCAAs are recommended for all persons on a comprehensive exercise program.

  • During hard exercise BCAAs are utilized by your muscles for optimum performance
    • BCAAs help preserve the glycogen in your muscle.
    • It is through this mechanism of glycogen retention that BCAAs provide optimum energy for your workout.

Recommended serving: 5 grams pre-exercise.

  • Dairy products, thus Whey Protein, and red meat at the best sources of BCAAs. 
    • All sources of protein provide BCAAs.
  • 40 grams of Whey Protein 30 minutes after your workout will provide your muscles with additional  BCAAs.
    • Some recommend 5 grams of BCAAs post workout, we feel whey protein provides all the BCAAs you need post workout.
    • If you do not use a Whey Protein shake post workout .. BCAAs are recommended post workout.

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Amino Acids are the building blocks of protein and perform many specialized functions.

 

Check out our amazon.com stores .. a "specialty store"  for each of the nutrients below  ... our recommended supplements in each nutrient category.:

Arginine

Glutamine

GABA

Ornithine

Lysine

DHEA &

Testosterone

Melatonin

Protein

BCAA

Secretagogue

 Supplements supplement a complete diet .. not replace a complete diet.