Gen-Tec Nutrition BCAAs 8-1-1 is comprised of three essential amino acids, L-leucine, L-isoleucine and L-valine. They are essential for building and maintaining muscles, and work by facilitating the synthesis of proteins in the body. They account for about 1/3 of muscle protein, and can be used directly by the muscles for energy. BCAAs are needed during times of physical stress, so are often used as bodybuilding and athletic supplements.
Preliminary evidence suggests that BCAA supplementation prior to exercise may help prevent muscle protein breakdown and improve recovery time after strenuous workouts. Most studies suggest the need for a high L-leucine content as this is the predominant amino broken down during bouts of intense exercise. The GEN-TEC BCAA ratios are 70% leucine, 15% isoleucine and 15% valine. GEN-TEC source and blend the highest quality pharmaceutical grade free form BCAAs available. Our amino acids are naturally fermented from seed and plant material via an 18 stage patented process. This process guarentees our product to be of premium standard, free of impurities.
- When can this product best be taken?
Gen-Tec BCAAs can be utilised best when taken before or during workouts, as well as during periods of fasting to prevent muscle loss.
- What is the main purpose of Gen-Tec's BCAA 8-1-1?
BCAAs are branch chain amino acids and can assist the muscle building process by aiding recovery, along with preventing catabolism (muscle loss).
- Does this BCAA formula contain any flavouring in it?
No, Gen-Tec BCAAs 8-1-1 does not contain any flavouring or colouring and comes in a natural coloured powder.
- What are the main sources of amino acids in Gen-Tec's BCAAs 8-1-1?
Gen-Tec BCAAs 8-1-1 contains 3 essential amino acids in it: L-Leucine (80%), L-Isoleucine (10%), L-Valine (10%).