Branched-chain Amino Acids, (BCAAs) are a group of essential amino acids, (Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine) that work together to boost your body energy performance; infact it is a major component in many of the best body performance boosters.
Although our body cannot make them, they make up the major amino acids which your body needs. To get them into your body, it must be taken through protein diets or supplements.
Athletes and those who engage in resistance exercises need it most especially since they require so much energy to perform their gaming and workout activities respectively.
Meanwhile, here are the remarkable things you need to know about BCAAs:
Your body depends on them for proteins
Your body, as much as mine requires two sets of amino acids; the essential and non-essential amino acids.
BCAAs are the essential amino acids which must be taken into the body before your body can make use of it. This also means that you must eat protein diets like meat, poultry, beans, peas, diary and the likes. Otherwise, you can take it into the body when you take BCAAs supplements.
If these are not done, am sorry your body is going to be deficient of proteins which could also mean that you will be fragile and have less energy to perform daily activities.
Moreso, there are certain growths which will be inhibited in your body system.
They are broken down in the muscles not in the liver
While the non-essential amino acids are broken down in the liver, BCAAs are broken down in the muscles. This explains why they work to boost your energy potentials and repair broken tissues for a health and energy filled life.
Remember what I told you the last time about body recompostion; while your body produces muscles through the activities of BCAAs, your body is bound to replace fat mass with muscles resulting to bad weight loss. As a matter of fact, replacing fats with muscles promotes your overall energy level.
Reduces fatigue and pain
BCAAs are great for energy recovery and fatigue reduction. It’s great when taken moments after work out; even so, athletes take it or need it to boost their energy level.
They are also known to quicken muscle repair and reduce recovery time. Since BCAAs are mostly proteins, they are quick to repair worn out tissues and revive them to work again.
Dieticians have advised that BCAAs supplements should be taken immediately after workout or gaming because of this factor.
Boosts muscle growth
BCAAs are absorbed and broken down in the muscles; whatever boosting they have to do basically starts from there including muscle growth. It promises this much when you have lots of protein filled diets or take in the supplements on a regular bases.
Meanwhile, great and balanced meals reduce excess calories and replacing them with healthy muscles.