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    So I have a question on BCAAs, I understand that they are amino acids and essential nutrients that you put into your body but are they really worth it? Do they actually aid in recovery. And when do you take them and why? I heard intra workout to have free floating amino acids during intense sessions and some people say post workout. CAn I get some input here. Thanks! I actually have a 30% off coupon for AI and wanted to get some recover pro (125 servings for 45 $ :O ) so I wanted to know if it would even be worth it.

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    Take them pre or post workout in a single bolus. I personally don't think they're worth it unless you train fasted.
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    Depends on goals, training style, nutritional status, etc., but I am a big fan of dosing Leucine pre and post workout. So that would be your best bet IMO.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69
    Take them pre or post workout in a single bolus. I personally don't think they're worth it unless you train fasted.
    Doesn't the leucine positively affect protein synthesis?
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    I moved away from bcaa and just been using sns bulk leucine in focusBetter tasting bcaa drink
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    Quote Originally Posted by uvawahoowa

    Doesn't the leucine positively affect protein synthesis?
    Yes
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    Quote Originally Posted by uvawahoowa View Post
    Doesn't the leucine positively affect protein synthesis?
    Yes, but the latency of the spike is lower than whole protein. Leucine can definitely be effectively used in a regimen, but you'd need just that: a regimen. Many people don't have the time or dedication to do that
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    Quote Originally Posted by uvawahoowa View Post
    Doesn't the leucine positively affect protein synthesis?
    Yes it does,most protein products have a good dose in them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mr.cooper69 View Post
    Take them pre or post workout in a single bolus. I personally don't think they're worth it unless you train fasted.
    fasted training is when i use them, pre and post.....i also find them useful on a low calorie deficient
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    Agreed - BCAAs pre and intra workout when I train fasted. I also drink them intra during my regular training sessions, but like most have said, it's not going to make or break you.
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    Personally I dont care for the AI product line. I would think you could get the same (or cheaper) price on bb.com and shipping is nearly overnight.

    The BCAAs are something I use for recovery and I would suggest using them if you are doing a lot of tough workouts
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    Quote Originally Posted by fit4me
    Personally I dont care for the AI product line. I would think you could get the same (or cheaper) price on bb.com and shipping is nearly overnight.

    The BCAAs are something I use for recovery and I would suggest using them if you are doing a lot of tough workouts
    Lol at "cheaper on bb.com"

    I just use BCAAs to flavor my water, I toss a few scoops in my gallon and drink it through the day.
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    Well its kinda true LOL

    Quote Originally Posted by jimbuick View Post
    Lol at "cheaper on bb.com"

    I just use BCAAs to flavor my water, I toss a few scoops in my gallon and drink it through the day.
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    Hm thanks for the replies fellas. Guess Ill save my money for something worth while.... like chicken ;D
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    good idea
    I do use BCAA just not AI brand
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    Quote Originally Posted by EatMoar
    Hm thanks for the replies fellas. Guess Ill save my money for something worth while.... like chicken ;D
    They aren't expensive. Bulk modern is cheap and makes for some good flavored water.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbuick View Post
    They aren't expensive. Bulk modern is cheap and makes for some good flavored water.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EatMoar

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    I do intermittent fasting and with 4 scoops of recoverpro (I have 1-3 hours of school before training) I not only feel less hungry but I honestly think it helps my recovery. If you eat like everyone else it's just fancy koolaid, they have what I'll call situational value.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hvactech View Post
    fasted training is when i use them, pre and post.....i also find them useful on a low calorie deficient
    This is how I like them too. I like AI RecoverPro, especially their Red Raspberry. My favorite is Axis Labs N'Gage, tastes excellent and no floating aminos. I just ordered my first SNS straight Leucine tub so we'll see how that goes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by StephenGarcia View Post
    I do intermittent fasting and with 4 scoops of recoverpro (I have 1-3 hours of school before training) I not only feel less hungry but I honestly think it helps my recovery. If you eat like everyone else it's just fancy koolaid, they have what I'll call situational value.
    EAting? Whats that? hehe. Yeah I was just curious if BCAAs would make a huge difference, but apparently only if training fasted or on a calorie deficeit. Thanks Jim, ill pick some of that ModernBCAA up once I start cutting in a couple of months. Thanks guys
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