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    Hi guys, ok so I normally take a Protein shake whey witch has Bcaa in it but was told its not the same, are they worth getting guys? Honestly will they show any diff rents or do anything different ? If so witch ones are good? Powder or pill form and should I take them when I wake up with my shake and while I work out? Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by Troyboi View Post
    Hi guys, ok so I normally take a Protein shake whey witch has Bcaa in it but was told its not the same, are they worth getting guys? Honestly will they show any diff rents or do anything different ? If so witch ones are good? Powder or pill form and should I take them when I wake up with my shake and while I work out? Thanks
    I asked a question similar and I was suggested to take them pre or intra wo and I have been taking them pre wo with a scoop of whey and I feel like my stamina has gone up a little and my recovery time has also gone up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by theOCdude View Post

    I asked a question similar and I was suggested to take them pre or intra wo and I have been taking them pre wo with a scoop of whey and I feel like my stamina has gone up a little and my recovery time has also gone up.
    Hmm ok so what about strange gains? Or muscle ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ballesteri View Post

    I dunno but a certain witch seems to think definitely no...Dorothy thinks leucine will be ok as long as you are not a little skittish & prone to bouts of anxiety
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    Bcaa's are awesome to sip on during a lifting session. I like usplabs Bcaa it also has electrolytes so you can go longer in the gym. Isn't a staple supplement but it is sure nice to have.
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    I wouldn't waste my money on BCAAs unless I was cutting. Leucine is a great alternative when bulking, and cheaper. SNS makes a 500g tub
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    If I had to choose between protein powder or bcaa's, I'd choose protein powder. The addition of free form BCAA's will be fine though. Having some BCAA's when fasted, or pre/post workout will be beneficial, especially with a high ratio of luecine to isoluecine/valine. Pills are garbage. I don't feel like cramming down 10 pills just for 5g of BCAA's. Something like nutraplanets bulk modern BCAA or usplabs BCAA would be a good supplement. If you're looking for straight post workout though, I'd stick with just protein and carbs. I'd rather blow money on that than BCAA's. I do however purchase NPs Bulk BCAA when the prices are right.

    Edit: What Warbird said.
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    Quote Originally Posted by liftandeat View Post
    Bcaa's are awesome to sip on during a lifting session. I like usplabs Bcaa it also has electrolytes so you can go longer in the gym. Isn't a staple supplement but it is sure nice to have.
    2nd the Modern BCAA. Use 5g pre & 10g intra during fasted workouts & definitely help me with endurance & pushing through some hard workouts.
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    Now I got it, thanks guys
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    i doubt you would notice a big difference but i love them pre/intra/post.... modern is good to go, purple wraath is also my fav
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    If you want an awesome pre, post or intra amino product then you should definitely give Finaflex BCAA+SAA a go. It's getting rave reviews and the Apple Fusion flavor is amazing. Check out a few of the logs on here for confirmation

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    Quote Originally Posted by pow_wow41 View Post

    2nd the Modern BCAA. Use 5g pre & 10g intra during fasted workouts & definitely help me with endurance & pushing through some hard workouts.
    Mixed with 1-2scoops Jack3d micro(TM) or OxyELITE ProŽ (which I did today before cardio ;-)) powder makes for a pretty nice cardio or lifting session.

    You could even do 1 scoop pre & 1 scoop intra (still is one serving) with an 8:1:1 ratio its heavy in leucine and also providing other key amino acids.
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