Amino Acids

Amino Acids

Amino Acids

Protein is made up of amino acids but not all amino acids are created equal. Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) are the most popular amino acids in sports nutrition due to their impressive effect on muscle growth and recovery. These are Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine and can be found in both capsule and powder form. We'd recommend a flavoured powder if unsure because you have to take 6 capsules at a time for most products, and plain powder tastes very bitter if not flavoured.

A new development in amino acid supplementation is custom amino acid blends; this type of product is where a brand "cherry picks" the amino acids they think are most important and create a product with their own "perfect" blend - for example combining the BCAAs with Glutamine makes for a great recovery product.

Another type of amino acid supplement is Essential Amino Acid (EAA) products. These products contain ONLY the amino acids that your body cannot make on it's own - this makes sense as you are only paying for the amino acids which you really need to get through diet and supplementation.

Amino acid supplements also tend to be very low (or even zero) calorie making them perfect for both protecting muscle when dieting hard and also for a feeling of fullness when dieting.

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  1. Applied Nutrition L-Arginine 1500 ( 120 V Caps )
    Applied Nutrition L-Arginine 1500 ( 120 V Caps ) RRP £24.95
    £16.95
    reward points
    Points earned on this product... 169 = £0.17
  2. Applied Nutrition HMB ( 120 V Caps )
    Applied Nutrition HMB ( 120 V Caps ) RRP £24.95
    £14.95
    reward points
    Points earned on this product... 149 = £0.15
  3. Applied Nutrition AAKG ( 120 V Caps )
    Applied Nutrition AAKG ( 120 V Caps ) RRP £24.95
    £12.99
    reward points
    Points earned on this product... 129 = £0.13
  4. Applied Nutrition Anabolic Amino ( 300 Mega Tabs )
    Applied Nutrition Anabolic Amino ( 300 Mega Tabs ) RRP £39.99
    £24.95
    reward points
    Points earned on this product... 249 = £0.25
  5. USN BCAA Complete Amino + EAA (400g)
    USN BCAA Complete Amino + EAA (400g) RRP £29.99
    £27.95
    reward points
    Points earned on this product... 279 = £0.28
  6. USN Epik Blue Juice Intra-Workout (880g)
    USN Epik Blue Juice Intra-Workout (880g) RRP £49.99
    £31.49
    reward points
    Points earned on this product... 314 = £0.31
  7. Applied Nutrition Amino Fuel (390g / 30 Servings) + FREE Lifestyle Water Bottle
    Applied Nutrition Amino Fuel (390g / 30 Servings) + FREE Lifestyle Water Bottle RRP £39.99
    £19.95
    reward points
    Points earned on this product... 199 = £0.20
    Rating:
    100%
  8. Rich Piana 5% Nutrition All Day You May (30 Servings)
    Rich Piana 5% Nutrition All Day You May Caffeinated (25 Servings) RRP £39.99
    £29.95
    reward points
    Points earned on this product... 299 = £0.30
  9. Scitec BCAA + Glutamine Xpress (600g)
    Scitec BCAA + Glutamine Xpress (600g) RRP £29.99
    £24.95
    reward points
    Points earned on this product... 249 = £0.25
  10. Extreme Labs ZM8 (90 Caps)
    Redcon1 Breach Ballistic (30 Servings) RRP £34.99
    £21.95
    reward points
    Points earned on this product... 219 = £0.22
  11. Redcon1 Breach BCAAs (30 Servings)
    Redcon1 Breach BCAAs (30 Servings) RRP £34.99
    £21.95
    reward points
    Points earned on this product... 219 = £0.22
  12. Redcon1 Grunt EAA (30 Servings)
    Redcon1 Grunt EAA (30 Servings) RRP £31.99
    £21.95
    reward points
    Points earned on this product... 219 = £0.22

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