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Are BCAA supplements and/or creatine necessary when balancing power and cardio training?

In general I think all the colorful drinks are about marketing. The supplement industry has done a good job of convincing people that products are required pretty much 24/7. A pre-workout before you ...
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Mixture of BCAA and Creatine

BCAAs are just three of the constituent amino acids of whole protein, so supplementing sufficient protein intake with BCAAs is just wasting money. Just eat more whole protein if you think you need ...
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Effect of whey protein on blood cholesterol level

First of all, BCAAs are branched-chain amino acids, and amino acids are the building blocks for protein. Your body can get amino acids from protein sources by catabolism just fine. Eat good protein ...
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Is BCAA worth taking and what are its pros and cons?

I believe you can get all the mentioned nutrients with food. Branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) include leucine, isoleucine and valine, all of which can be found in common protein foods (meat, milk, ...
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Are BCAA supplements and/or creatine necessary when balancing power and cardio training?

BMI is not well applicable to athletes. impedance scales are close to useless, except maybe if you take samples over a long period and then use averages. the effects of creatine are described here: ...
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Is BCAA worth taking and what are its pros and cons?

Here's the truth and my view on BCAA's. Unless you don’t get enough BCAAs through your diet or you work out on an empty stomach, supplementing with the amino acids won’t help you achieve your goals ...
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BCAA use in Fasting

2 - BCAA will definitely brake your fast, as it actually has calories and Leucine (the main bcaa aminoacid) is highly insulinogenic so you will have insuline response to that.
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