what are bcaas?
BCAAs are the essential amino acids that bodybuilders and athletes use. BCAAs help to increase power output, reduce fatigue, and improve fat loss.
There are three types BCAAs: leucine, isoleucine, and valine, which are all essential amino acids not produced by the body but needed for survival. BCAAs are the largest collection of amino acids in the body, accounting for up to 35% of muscle proteins.
Benefits of bcaas
Exercise leads to amino acid usage. BCAAs become rapidly depleted after exercise, showcasing the possible beneficial effects of BCAA supplementation. Bcaas have been show to improve liver health,help the kidneys, and even prevent heart failure. As well as help with sleep, and energy.
When should you take your bcaas?
it is recommended to take BCAA supplements before and after exercise to reduce muscle damage, but also remember excessive dosing can have the opposite effect and worsen performance.