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BCAA how much do we need?

Posted by Mark Hamilton on

BCAA how much do we need?

BCAAs - who (if at all) should take them?  In recent times, dozens of conflicting opinions could be heard about BCAA supplementation. These concern mainly the time of the day when the supplements should be taken as an optimum, the training macrocycle and the sports disciplines where BCAA supplementation produces the best results.  What makes branched-chain amino-acids perfect for all sports disciplines is their anabolic activity in protein synthesis on the one hand, and the anti-catabolic activity pre- and post-workout on the other. High blood BCAA concentrations indicate glycogen depletion as an energy booster which may lead to muscle catabolism....

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