bcaa dosage off days..
- 09-04-2012, 03:17 PM
bcaa dosage off days..
Ok i take universal bcaa pro 2 pre and 2 post workout as directions say...i have noticed tremendous gains with these, more than expected...been off pros for 7 months,still gaining just making sure its fine to take all 4 spread throughout the day on off days or should i take half on off days...thanks
- 09-04-2012, 03:56 PM
If your diet is deficient in protein-intake, then you can certainly take them on your off days.
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09-04-2012, 04:18 PM
My protein intake is on key ..I'm 199 pds and eat atleast 200 grams/ day...not including protein shakes....ok cool thanks
09-04-2012, 04:32 PM
09-04-2012, 05:13 PM
I dont agree with that at all..so ur saying bcaas arent effective? Its no placeabo its proper nutrition,training, and supplementaion i need that i cant get through diet..
09-04-2012, 05:18 PM
09-04-2012, 05:37 PM
09-04-2012, 05:43 PM
09-04-2012, 10:37 PM
I only use BCAA (or Leucine) on a cut....caloric deficit, with average protein intake...I just add it into my protein intake, if I take 25G BCAA? I take 175 grams or so of protein for example. And usually only on WO days centered around the WO. But on a lean bulk or bulk? why bother, you are in caloric and protein surplus so it doesn't make sense to me. but I suppose pre and post WO BCAA could be used anytime if you wanted.
09-05-2012, 12:03 AM
09-05-2012, 08:13 AM
Ok..guess i didnt realize you didnt need em as much if ur on a lean bulk...i eat between 3000 and 3300 just depends...well thanks for the info guys
09-05-2012, 08:43 AM
OP, you would be crazy to ignore what Mr. Cooper is saying, not just because he says so but because just about anybody will tell you that you don't need to supplement with BCAA's if you are consuming sufficient protein, especially when your BCAA is under dosed anyway.
09-05-2012, 09:09 AM
Well sais Dewey..I have to agree.OP,Mr Cooper keeps in fantastic shape and has been supplementing for many years.His yrs of training and hands on expierience means more to me than him having any degree.Originally Posted by Dewey99
I have been back and forth on a few forums before joining any and seen him..Listen to him,he knows his stuff.
A few others on here i look to for advice are Airborne,Warbird,Dewey,Mr Cooper and Bolt. There just among the many very educated ppl who hang around here.
To be honest i joined here,i realized how much i really dont know about supps.Besides the basic whey,creatine,carnitine,taurin e etc.... You wanna learn about supps and benefitting your body from them,this is where to be.
Dewey will tell you,up to 3 months ago i hated supps,now i am starting to find that many,not all,lol..more often then not there ****,but there are many that can be very useful,the right ones that is.Pick n choose right.
Sorry for all the yapping,haha
09-05-2012, 09:21 AM
I get what he said.. i dont think i know everything there is to know abt supps but I'm no means a noob..i was just confused abt coopers reply..as to if bcaas are worthless or if i need to up my dosage..or only consume them on a low calorie deficient cut....all i was saying is ive used trial and error and can tell a diff when I'm off and on them...mabe I'm just training smarter hell idk ha
09-05-2012, 09:32 AM
Ill be quick to admot i have used bcaas plenty of times and never felt any better taking thwm..I eat as good as i can with as much protein as i can intake daily.
I still to this day wont waste my money on bcaas,but as of late bwen contemplating on maybe making a splash for a 3 good months straight and take it from there.I was never impressed before with them ,but who knows what can happen now.
09-05-2012, 09:49 AM
Ya i guess everyones different..heck ive heard several people say creatine does nothing for them,but works well for me..dnt get me wrong some supplements out there are a big waiste..i wasnt saying nothing bad abt mr.cooper cause most guys on here seem to know what they are talking abt, i just didnt understand if he was againat bcaas.....
09-05-2012, 09:56 AM
I'm a fan of bcaa's for recovery but can't see how 1 gram of bcaa's would illicit any kind of response. If you want to try bcaa's, opt for a much larger dose(and powdered bcaa's, unless you don't mind swallowing a dozen horse pills)
09-05-2012, 10:29 AM
Dude,the one thing i do is respect everyones opinion.So when u disagree with someone,i apprexiate the person more .Most uaually back down to ppl.Originally Posted by blayke88
As for the creatinw thing.I have heard the same.Which makes abs no sense.Being creatine is the only 100% proven aupp to work.Ive seen gains and improvemnt in strength and endurance with really any creatine i used,espexially Creapure creatine
09-05-2012, 10:53 AM
Ya i gotcha...but there are the jerkoffs on here that think they know everything there is to know and when u see their post realize they know nothing ha...ya i like creapure I'm using universals creapure right now...pretty cheap...
09-05-2012, 11:42 AM
Yeah im using on creapure,have been for years,its awesimw..Originally Posted by blayke88
Yeah alot of ppl think there Gods gift. There is one on here he is like 21 thinks he knows it all.Meanwhile he is just copying and pasting goigle searches,lol....one of those kids u can tell mommy and daddy never paid attention to,lol
09-05-2012, 12:25 PM
Lol ya i know what u mean....or the 16 year old kids who talk abt all these supplements and reviews and weigh 150 lbs wet haha....yea creatine is one of the best things you can take imo ha
09-05-2012, 12:52 PM
09-05-2012, 09:37 PM
09-05-2012, 09:38 PM
09-05-2012, 09:48 PM
Yea from the recomended dosage its abt a gram....its universal bcaa pro...guess i need to research how much bcaas u actually need and use
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