What Are BCAA’s?
Amino Acids

What Are BCAA’s?

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutesBranched chain amino acids (BCAAs) are essential amino acids composed of valine, leucine and isoleucine and the fusion of these three would make up just about one-third of the skeletal muscle tissue. They play a crucial role in the synthesis of protein and muscle building. Essential amino acids are not naturally produced in the body […]

Amino Acids Used to Decrease Incidence of Overtraining
Amino Acids

Amino Acids Used to Decrease Incidence of Overtraining

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutesSeveral amino acids have been theorized to help decrease the incidence of overtraining. As stated earlier, BCAA supplementation before and/or during exercise has been suggested to be an effective nutritional strategy to delay the onset of central fatigue. Although there is strong theoretical rationale to support the potential use of BCAAs as an ergogenic aid, […]

Your Guide To Amino Acids - Everything You Want To Know
Amino Acids

Your Guide To Amino Acids – Everything You Want To Know

Estimated Reading Time: 10 minutesAmino acids are the building blocks from which proteins are made. Proteins are an essential part of our nutrition and make up about 20% of our body weight. Twenty-two naturally found amino acids make up these proteins. Eight are considered to be essential because the body cannot make them. These are only obtained from our diet. They […]