Episode 33 – B to the C to the double A

IMG_5066If you’ve been to the gym, then you’ve probably seen people drinking something other than straight water during their workouts.  A lot of times they are using a BCAA supplement.  What is it for? What does it do? Are the benefit claims true?

Hether does her own experiment with a BCAA supplement, and Sara really digs into the science and the studies behind BCAAs.  What did they find out? Tune in to hear!

Sources:

https://examine.com/supplements/branched-chain-amino-acids/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18974721

https://www.vegetarianbodybuilding.com/bcaas-amino-acids-vegetarian-bodybuilding/

 

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