Bcaas Articles

Return to main Bcaas page

Should You Be Taking BCAAs?

  BCAAs, or branched chain amino acids, are one of the most popular supplements in performance training. The term refers to three amino acids: leu...

6 On-the-Go Protein-Packed Foods

Whether you're an athlete or just always on the go, you need energy to get through the day. And the best place to get that boost isn't from some...

What Are Amino Acids?

Amino acids. You've probably heard those words before, but do you really know what they mean? Where do they come from? What do they do? Why are th...

The One Thing You Need to Do to Build Muscle

We've all seen the 150-pound soaking wet trainee who seemingly kills himself in the gym day-in and day-out, but his efforts to gain muscle are not being...

What You Need to Know About Protein

What You Need to Know About Protein This article is the third installment of a 3-part series on the different macronutrients. To view part I which...

Leucine: Cutting Weight with the Alpha of the Aminos

Cutting weight is arguably the most important time to pay ever-so-close attention to an athlete's diet. Cut too much of the wrong nutrient and you may...

STUDY: High Protein Diet, Short Lifespan?

Research recently published in the journal Cell Metabolism suggests a high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet may shorten life span. In the study, t...

6 Supplements That Power Quality Workouts

To get an edge on their competition, some athletes unfortunately turn to performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). This is a fancy way of saying they us...

How to Maintain Muscle and Stay Strong During Basketball Season

During my senior year of high school, I went into my last basketball season weighing 210 pounds—much of it hard-earned muscle that I'd built dur...

Get Stronger With Branched-Chain Amino Acids

What They Are Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, and branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs)—leucine, isoleucine and valine—are the most ...

1
2