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What are BCAAs?

BCAA stands for branch chain amino acids, referring to the three essential amino acids leucine, iso-leucine and valine. BCAAs are popular amongst individuals completing resistance exercise. At Body&Fit, you can choose from different forms of BCAA supplements. Whether you're looking for a BCAA powder to mix in your shakes or you're in need for BCAA tablets or BCAA capsules, we've got the products to support your health and wellbeing. products such as the Amino Perfection Powder or BCAA tablets.

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BCAA benefits

BCAAs are known as essential amino acids. That means that we don’t make them in the body and we need to consume them in our daily diet. The three BCAAs are leucine, iso-leucine and valine. Leucine is the most famous and seen as a trigger in the muscle protein synthesis process.

 

When to take your BCAA

BCAAs can be taken before training or throughout the day to help top of your daily requirements. BCAA powders are often consumed as ‘intra-workouts’, or most popular is post training as part of your protein shake. Protein post training helps to grow and maintain muscle mass.