I was honored with the opportunity to log AI Sports Nutrition's new reformulation of ...Red Raspberry flavor. First off, I really liked the idea of this flavor. Not a raspberry lemonade, not a blue raspberry (granted I do like both of those) but something different. I was also grateful to received a drawstring AI gym bag, an AI shirt (that I like SO much better then the previous red ones), and multiple samples of their other products.
Now what can I offer in this log? Quality review that is unbiased (even though it is sponsored) with an exhaustive comparison.
So how do I do that? Well, straightforward honesty. If it tastes like crap then I'll let it be known, but if it tastes amazing then the accolades will appropriately follow!
How do I make it an exhaustive comparison? Simple. Compare the qualities of with the qualities of other similar products. For greater validity, I have attached pictures taken today of my BCAA supplement stash to give the potential consumers a relative idea of my baseline for comparison standards sake.
I will also focus on more then just taste. I will also remark on the quality, the texture, how well it mixes, all the pertinent things that correlate to a good BCAA product.
For the record sake, I have tried RecoverPro before, but that was the original version long ago...when they were only known as Anabolic Innovations! I tried the Lemon flavor and did NOT like it at all. It did not mix well for me and did not taste palatable. So when I found that they were coming out with a new reformulation and new flavoring...I was intrigued. However, I was not intrigued enough to risk buying it. Good thing the AI reps are good people and I was offered samples and this log. I decided to give it a shot.
Alright, so I have tried many different BCAA products but here are some that I currently have in stock at my house and I can do head to head comparisons on any of them that anybody wants to see. Just ask!
In case anybody has a problem reading any of the labels, these are as follows (from right to left, top to bottom): USP Labs 's-White Blue Raspberry, Labrada -Tangy Citrus, Primordial Performance 's-Unflavored, Scivation -Blue Raspberry, Dymatize Elite -Lemonade, Core ABC-Wild White Cherry.
Same, L to R, top to bottom: Labrada amino chews-Variety, Axis Labs -Glacier Punch, Gaspari BCAA (tabs), same as first, same as second, BBS Beta-BCAA-Citrus Punch.
Random collection of other BCAA or EAA caps.
*I am 5 weeks out from my next bodybuilding competition and am dieting heavily so this is a very welcome addition. First initial trial and impressions will be conducted and related here tomorrow.