Origin: Combination of three essential amino acids: valine, leucine, and isoleucine available as a supplement in powder or tablet form
Also Known As:
Branched Chain Amino Acids
BCAA 2:1:1 is a supplement made up of the essential amino acids leucine, isoleucine, and valine. It comes at a ratio of 2:1:1 which is believed to be the optimal ratio for muscle protein synthesis and preventing the breakdown of muscle protein.
It is known for reducing fatigue during exercise and serving as a source of energy. It is also known for relieving muscle damage and soreness.
- Increasing muscle growth
- Decreasing muscle soreness
- Reducing exercise fatigue
- Preventing muscle wasting
- Improving health outcomes of people with liver disease
Common Dosage: 5 grams per day