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How Much BCAA Per Day?

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How Much BCAA Per Day?

Factors that may enhance BCAA effectiveness   In a recent review of studies, scientists found that three factors seemed to be important for limiting exercise-related muscle damage through BCAA supplements.   First, you may need to consume a daily dose of at least 91 mg per pound (200 mg per kg) of body weight. For example, if you weigh 165 pounds (75 kg), you would need to take a dose of at least 15 grams (15,000 mg) of BCAAs daily. Second, you’d need to continue your BCAA supplement regimen over the long term (more than 10 days) to see significant...

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How Much Protein Should I Have A Day

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How Much Protein Should I Have A Day

How to Meet Your Daily Protein Intake

"It really depends on your goals and when you ate your last meal prior to working out," says Marie Spano, M.S., R.D., C.S.C.S., consulting sports nutritionist for the Atlanta Braves and lead author of Nutrition for Sport, Exercise, and Health. "If you want to maximally build muscle, you should have a protein-rich meal (or shake) every three to five hours throughout the day."

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Why Creatine is good for you?

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Why Creatine is good for you?

Top 10 benefits of creatine backed by science.

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WHY VASO6 IS BETTER

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WHY VASO6 IS BETTER

  For several years now, L-Arginine and L-Citrulline has reigned supreme as the king of nitric oxide boosters, with numerous studies demonstrating its effectiveness at increasing blood flow, exercise performance, and fatigue resistance.   Recently though, a new ingredient has emerged. One that rivals has the potential to rival citrulline in its ability to boost nitric oxide and generate massive muscle pumps, its called VASO6, which is now one of them most popular pre-workout ingredients on the market at the moments due to its exposure of delivering the fullest and cleanest pumps WHAT IS VASO6? VASO6™ is a proprietary blend...

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CAFFIENE IN PRE-WORKOUT

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CAFFIENE IN PRE-WORKOUT

Caffeine Let’s get something clear about caffiene in pre-workout, the reason so many people love pre-workout supplements is because of caffeine. It’s the rock-solid foundation upon which 99.9% of all great pre-workouts are built (the other 0.1% is for those rare exceptional stimulant free pre-workouts). Caffeine can be found far and wide these days. It’s not only found in coffee, tea, and chocolate, but supplement companies and food manufacturers have now put it in candy bars, peanut butter, and whey protein shakes too! Most of you know that caffeine is a godsend when you’re struggling to shake off the cobwebs...

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