BCAA 200gm

$39.00 inc. GST

Instant Mixing Branched Chain Amino Acids – perfect for muscle growth, recovery and repair.

Key Benefits:
Premium Grade
Free Form Amino Acids
No Added Sugar
Encourages Lean Muscle Growth
Tested For Purity
GMO Free
Gluten Free

Unlike other amino acids, BCAA's are metabolised directly into the muscle, helping to assist with muscle growth and repair.

Size: 200gm

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Description

BCAA’s help reduce muscle loss associated with fat loss exercise and diets. Your muscles use BCAA’s as fuel, which helps avoid burning your own muscles as fuel during extended exercise.

Our Pure Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAA’s) product is made up of 3 amino acids: leucine, isoleucine, and valine.

BCAA’s can promote muscle protein synthesis and increase muscle growth over time, and they can also be used to prevent fatigue during longer workouts.

Many people trying to lose fat also end up losing muscle, either through calorie restricted diets or prolonged exercise. Increasing intake of BCAA’s to support your training will help reduce chances of muscle loss and will improve your fat loss results.

BCAA’s can result in faster muscle growth during periods of intense training, and less muscle loss when attempting to Lose Weight.

MUSCLE PROTEIN SYNTHESIS & ENERGY

BCAA's can help stimulate protein synthesis, delaying fatigue, aid in glycogen re-synthesis and help maintain mental function during intense exercise. Many experts also consider BCAA's (particularly Leucine), as the primary activator of muscle protein synthesis. 

While most amino acids are metabolised in the liver, BCAA's are metabolised primarily by muscle, allowing them to be used as energy by muscle cells to produce cellular energy in the form of Adenosine Tri-Phosphate (ATP). 

ATP is the primary source of energy that fuels muscle contraction and allows you to lift weights (read more about why you should lift weight here).

IMPROVING TRAINING PERFORMANCE

Improving training performance is critical no matter what your goals.

If you are a serious athlete, improved training performance can be the difference between winning and losing in your chosen sport. If you are trying to lose weight, or pack on muscle, improved performance is just as important and translates into improved results.

Studies have shown BCAAs to improve training performance, and they make a great energy source for working muscles because of their unique metabolism.  Not only can BCAAs be used as energy themselves but they also enhance fat oxidation in glycogen depleted users. This allows you to train harder for longer without fatigue due to your higher energy demands being met. This goes for both high intensity training as well as endurance training.

BCAA's can also assist with enhancing performance through their ability to spare glycogen during training. Glycogen is found as stored carbohydrates within muscle tissue and the liver, and is the preferred energy source for working muscles during high intensity exercise. Glycogen availability and preservation is therefore very important if you want to train hard for longer periods of time.

Ingesting BCAAs before and during training can result in glycogen levels being spared by up to 25%.

This glycogen sparing effect will not only support you completing longer and more intense training session,s but also allows for faster recovery.

INGREDIENTS:

Branch Chain Amino Acids (L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, L-Valine) 

 

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Servings per package: 40

Serving size: 5g

Qty Per 5g Serve Qty Per 100g
Energy

 

 84 kJ

21 cal

1684 kJ

400 cal

Protein* 5 g 100 g
Fat, total

–  saturated

0 g

0 g

0 g

0 g

Carbohydrate

sugars

 0 g

0 g

 0 g

0 g

Sodium 0 mg 0 mg
*L-Leucine  2499 mg 50000 mg
*L-Isoleucine 1247 mg 25000 mg
*L-Valine 1247 mg 25000 mg

 

STORAGE: Close package immediately after use. Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.

 

FORMULATED SUPPLEMENTARY SPORTS FOOD: This product is not a sole source of nutrition and should be consumed in conjunction with a nutritious diet and appropriate physical training or exercise program.

 

NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN UNDER 15 YEARS OF AGE OR PREGNANT WOMEN: SHOULD ONLY BE USED UNDER MEDICAL OR DIETETIC SUPERVISION

As a dietary supplement consume 2g (1 teaspoons) with your preferred amount of water or fruit juice 3-4 times daily.

Serving suggestion:

BCAA's should be taken before, during or straight after training.