INTRA WORKOUT FORMULA DESIGNED FOR ALL WALKS OF LIFE . . .
UXO's PURE BCAA was designed to help jump start the muscle building process during and after weight training. This formula has been 3rd Party tested for banned substances to ensure consumer safety and accuracy of the label.
It includes electrolytes, antioxidants, vitamin C, and other performance supporting ingredients with incredible flavors. With UXO you can trust you are getting the best product at reasonable prices.
(Lemon Lime, Grape, Fruit Punch) 50 Servings
2:1:1 ratio for improved muscle endurance*
Includes antioxidants and electrolytes*
Includes Glutamine (Lemon Lime, Grape, Fruit Punch)
Only 5 calories per serving*
All products manufactured in USA and 3rd party tested for consumer safety.*
BCAAs make up a very large portion of the body's total amino acid pool. This makes up around 40% of all essential amino acids present in your body and around 18% of those found in your muscles.*
- BCAAs are broken down in the muscles and not the liver like most things we ingest. This gives them a role in energy production during exercise.*
- They are the building blocks of protein synthesis and muscle production.*
- BCAAs are involved in regulating your blood sugar levels*
- Some research shows BCAAs may help reduce fatigue during intense training.*
- Built in a 2:1:1 ratio because L-Leucine has the biggest impact on your body's capacity to build muscle proteins. Isoleucine and Valine are more effective at producing energy and regulating blood sugar levels.*
- Supplementing with BCAAs could reduce muscle soreness after exercise.*
- BCAAs have been shown to activate specific enzymes responsible for building muscle.
- Other studies show BCAA supplements may increase muscle mass when they contain a higher portion of Leucine than Isoleucine or Valine.*
HOW MANY SERVINGS
As a dietary supplement, take one (1) Scoop with 8-12 fl oz of water. Sip on during workout or throughout the day.
For use by healthy adults only, not recommended for persons under the age of 18. Do not use if you are pregnant or nursing. Individuals should not consume other caffeinated products in conjunction with this product. Seek advice from a healthcare professional before taking if you have any preexisting medical condition to ensure it is safe to take this product. In case of accidental overdose, contact a poison control center immediately. Avoid alcohol and prescription stimulants while taking this product. Exceeding recommended serving will not improve results and may cause serious adverse health effects. Discontinue use and contact a licensed healthcare professional immediately if you experience an unusually rapid heartbeat, dizziness, severe headache, or shortness of breath. KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.
30 servings at 6g scoop of BCAAs in a 2:1:1 Ratio.
STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
WHAT ARE BCAAs?
BCAAs are made up of 3 common Amino Acids: Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine.
They are the only amino acids not degraded in the liver. All other amino acids are regulated by the gut and the liver before being circulated elsewhere in the body. However, BCAAs head directly into the bloodstream. This means that dietary intake of BCAAs directly influences plasma levels and concentrations in muscle tissue. Interestingly, BCAAs are burned for energy (oxidized) during exercise, so they’re also an important exercise fuel.*
Because BCAAs are so important to muscle tissue, and because they help maintain blood sugar levels, it’s important to get enough to support your workouts. Consuming a carbohydrate, protein, and amino acid beverage during and after training can induce an insulin response, which helps transport BCAAs into cells. However, availability of leucine is more important than insulin. Within the muscle cell there’s one particular regulatory pathway for protein synthesis that’s stimulated by insulin, but dependent on leucine. In other words, protein synthesis depends on how much leucine is available. And since BCAA levels decline with exercise, it makes sense to supplement with them during and/or after workouts*
WHY 2:1:1 RATIO?
Leucine is the main amino acid due to it's muscle building benefits.* This is the primary ingredient in the various ratio counts on the market, 2:1:1. 4:1:1, 8:1:1, 10:1:1, and 12:1:1. It is important to focus on how Leucine affects the body and the way it helps our muscles grow.* Leucine activates the protein known as mTOR, or Mechanistic target of rapamycin. It combines with other protein cells and begins to regulate cell growth.
Because of the importance of Leucine, many companies will stack more of it in the ratio for marketing . . . the more the better right?? You want that Leucine to instigate the protein synthesis process to put on more muscle . . .
Well sometimes more isn’t always better. A study was done where subjects were given Leucine, 2:1:1 BCAAs, and a placebo. The Reults found that BCAAs increased protein synthesis even more-so than Leucine alone. The study gave credit that BCAAs help to lessen fatigue and fuel muscles.*
People often see the higher number and figure 10:1:1 is five times better than 2:1:1 ratio . . . Here is the issue . . . There isn't much research supporting that the higher dosages will deliver any better results than a 2:1:1 ratio. So while you are paying more for a higher dosage, you may be flushing your money down the toilet. There is consistent studies and mention of the 2:1:1 ratio for more than 20 years. If you are serious about fitnes . . . stick with the tried and true, with plenty of research to support it.*
WHEN SHOULD I TAKE BCAAS?
- Micellar Casein
- Calcium Caseinate take much longer to digest.
- You get a full 4 hour release of amino acids. This makes these proteins ideal for appetite control.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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