BCAA Superior 2:1:1 ratio formulation with mTOR activation in mind.
BCAA is a maximum strength formula designed to provide a complex of the pure free form amino acids L-Valine, L-Leuceine, L-Isoleucine in every serving. These three protein-sparing amino acids are known as the branched chain.
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BCAA Superior 2:1:1 ratio formulation with mTOR activation in mind
BCAA is a maximum strength formula designed to provide a complex of the pure free form amino acids L-Valine, L-Leuceine, L-Isoleucine in every serving. These three protein-sparing amino acids are known as the branched chain. The Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAA's) got their name because of their unique branched chemical structure. All Branched Chain Amino Acids are essential amino acids, defined as, the body cannot make them from other compounds, they must be consumed in the diet. it is a well known fact that amino acids are responsible for protein synthesis, hence the nickname "building blocks." In recent times, these BCAA's have been investigated for their potential anitcatabolic (preventing muscle breakdown) and anabolic (muscle building) effects. Investigative studies have show BCAA's are an important component for effective muscle growth, muscle energy and recuperation.
A composition of high quality Branched Chain Amino Acids (leucine, valine, isoleucine) in proportion of 8:1:1. The product is designed especially for active people and sportsmen.
With the above in mind, we've formulated BCAA with an 8-1-1 leucine-isoleucine-valine ratio...In terms of the leucine, the reasoning here is that, from a strictly technical standpoint, the data displays that only leucine and those other amino acids structurally related to leucine are responsible for the increase in mTORcommonly associated with BCAA supplementation.
As you know, many people are doubling, tripling, even quadrupling their dosage of BCAAs with a 2:1:1 & 4:1:1 bias in order to achieve better results... given the fact that leucine is most likely the amino acid responsible for this effect, particularly in skeletal muscle, having a formula with an 8:1:1 ratio eliminates the need for such increased dosing.
Leucine, isoleucine and valine are three branched-chain amino acid form essential amino acids family, meaning that body cannot produce them and they must be delivered with food. Other essential amino acids are phenylalanine, methionine, tryptophan, threonine and lysine, but leucine, isoleucine and valine satisfy about 40% of body needs for essential amino acids. It is recommended to consume 40 mg per kg of body weight per day of leucine and 10-30 mg per kg of body weight per day of isoleucine and valine.
Branched-chain amino acids are crucial for muscle tissue during the workout, they increase anabolic activity, inhibit catabolism and serve as a fuel for working muscles. During the intense workout and to perform everyday activities as well, body uses ATP molecules as an energy source. ATP is produced in process called glucose oxidation. When glycogen storages in muscles are being used, ATP level also drops. After all of glycogen is used, body tries to support ATP level by BCAA degradation and breakdown of fatty acids. Depending on workout intensity, BAA can deliver 3 – 18% of energy.
Because most of amino acids in the muscles are bonded, the amount of free amino acids, that can be used as a source of energy is very limited. BCAA stands for 35% of muscle mass and they are the main source of energy during prolonged and intensive physical effort. The longer and more intense the workout is, the more of leucine, isoleucine and valine is used. Leucine can be oxidized for energy or converted into glutamine and alanine, which can be used to produce glucose as an energy source in the bloodstream. Isoleucine and leucine can be converted with dehydrogenase into oxo-keto acids that can be later used in Krebs cycle, leading to ATP production. But BCAAs do not only inhibit catabolism. They also stimulate anabolism by increasing muscle protein synthesis. High level of leucine stimulates releasing of potent anabolic hormone insulin, which leads to increased BCAA absorption and decreasing muscle catabolism.
Also, BCAA reduce lactic acid accumulation, which allows your body to efficiently regenerate after heavy workouts. Moreover, BCAAs inhibits tryptophan accumulation in nervous tissue, which is beneficial, because tryptophan increases level of serotonin, which is connected to fatigue level. With serotonin release inhibited, you can train longer without feeling fatigued.
Serving Size: 2 Level Scoops (5 g)
Servings Per Container: 40
Amount Per Serving:
*RDA%: Percent of the Recommended Daily Allowance.
† RDA not established in the EU.
L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, L-Valine, Acidifier (Citric Acid), Flavoring (Lemon); Artificial Sweeteners (Acesulfame-K, Sucralose).
As a dietary supplement, mix 1 serving in 20 ounces of water and shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Sip throughout workout or athletic event. An additional serving may be taken immediately after training or any time additional aminos are needed.
Using very cold water can hinder solubility and cause foaming.