Platinum BCAA 8:1:1

Muscletech is about to release Platinum BCAA 8:1:1 as part of its new Essential Series product line. According to advertisements, this up-and-coming workout supplement promotes muscle protein synthesis while minimizing muscle protein breakdown. “Research shows that leucine is the BCAA with the highest anabolic potential,” reads the official website. Consequently, Platinum BCAA 8:1:1 features more leucine than any other BCAA in the formula. But is…

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Optimum Nutrition Performance Energy

Optimum Nutrition Performance Energy is designed to support energy and focus during intense workouts and muscle recovery after workouts. Advertisements assert the fruit flavored drink provides “about the same amount of caffeine as a cup of coffee” as well as the necessary amino acids to promote performance. At just 10 calories per serving, is Optimum Nutrition Energy the right choice for your workout? What’s Inside…

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SuperPump 3.0

Advertisements assert SuperPump 3.0 is a “must-have” pre-workout formula for serious lifters. Created by Gaspari Nutrition, SuperPump 3.0 is said to be answer to training harder and recovering faster. This is purportedly because of its “mind blowing list of classic ingredients in powerful doses.” While SuperPump 3.0 isn’t released yet, I wanted to know if this product is worth buying as soon as it becomes…

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VPX Chain Drive

VPX Chain Drive is an amino acid blend featuring branched chain amino acids (BCAAs). Unlike most BCAA supplements, VPX Chain Drive is a liquid supplement. This changes the taste of the supplement and the volume customers need to buy. Is a liquid BCAA supplement an improvement on the normal powder formula? We look at what customers think about VPX Chain Drive and examine the ingredients…

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CytoSport Monster Amino

CytoSport Monster Amino is an amino acid blend featuring branched-chain amino acids. These peptide chains are the most efficient molecules for building protein in muscle and preventing muscle breakdown. There are many BCAA products available, so what makes CytoSport Monster Amino different? We look at the ingredient breakdown and the customer reviews to see if Monster Amino is a good supplement for athletes.

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F3 Nutrition BCAA Stack

While the majority of BCAA supplements are in powder form, F3 Nutrition BCAA Stack is packaged in a convenient capsule. BCAA stands for branched chain amino acids, which are the building blocks of muscle protein. We were intrigued by the capsule form of BCAA Stack. A capsule is a more efficient delivery system, but is it as effective as powder?

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BPI Best BCAA

BPI Best BCAA is a new supplement from a successful company, BPI Sports. As BPI Best BCAA has not yet been released, we don’t know the ingredients or pricing information. However, we assume it contains branched-chain amino acids, amino acids necessary for muscle growth and development. In fact, BCAAs make up 35% muscle mass. Some BCAAs cannot be made by the body and need to…

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Inner Armour Blue Amino Recover 4:1:1

Inner Armour Blue Amino Recover 4:1:1 is meant to be your lifeline after working out. This product contains protein-building amino acids to heal muscle tissue torn by workout-induced stress. Departing from tradition, Inner Armour Blue Amino Recover combines BCAAs in a 4:1:1 ratio instead of a 2:1:1 ratio. Does doubling leucine give Inner Armour Blue Amino Recover 4:1:1 an advantage over other amino acid powders?…

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Endurance BCAA Plus

Formutech Endurance BCAA Plus is purported to give athletes that extra edge during high-intensity workouts. The product contains 7100 mg of BCAAs, which advertisements claim “decrease lactic acid buildup” and “delay muscle fatigue!” Do BCAAs have really athletic benefits, and what else is in Formutech Endurance BCAA Plus? I decided to find out. A Look at BCAAs The three branched-chain amino acids are leucine, isoleucine,…

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Athletic Xtreme Stacked BCAA

Advertised to optimize muscle repair and enhance strength, Stacked BCAA is Athletic Xtreme’s most recent supplement. And for those looking to improve gym workouts, Stacked BCAA may be the answer. The manufacturer claims, “BCAAs can significantly improve muscle and sports performance. Yet for all of their amazing benefits, it’s too bad most formulas today mix and taste so poorly – until now.” Stacked BCAA is…

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