All your BCAA questions answered!

BCAA’s is often one of the most talked about supplement. Do I need it? When should I take it? Does it work? What does it do?.. the list goes on.

To simplify it, BCAA’s (Branched Chain Amino Acids) are composed of 3 essential amino acids (Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine) that cannot be produced by the body. As a result, these must be consumed through food sources, or through supplementation.

BCAA’s have many benefits that span from helping to build muscle through protein synthesis, reducing exercise fatigue, improving endurance and aiding muscle soreness. Over time, with all the above in mind it becomes apparent that BCAA’s can assist with building lean muscle mass, can assist in improving endurance and can also prove beneficial while you aim to build strength. When discussing BCAA’s, it is often noted that they prove extremely beneficial for those following a plant-based diet due to the lack of branch chain amino acids in your typical vegan based diet.

Why choose FemFuelz BCAA? As well as the above benefits, here at FemFuelz we have developed a premium quality blend with added benefits to ensure our customers are getting the most out of their supplements. The added benefits include Green Tea Extract which is loaded with anti-oxidants, in turn boosting your metabolic rate which can aid fat burning.  Vitamin C to help boost your immune system and fight inflammation which may occur during exercise. Lastly, Vitamin D to support cardiovascular health. That is why FemFuelz is not just like your other typical brands.

When should I take FemFuelz BCAA? The answer is, any time of the day. Although it is deemed to be an intra-workout supplement (taken during exercise), you will also reap the rewards as long as it is consumed in the required dosage throughout the day – 1 scoop (8g) with 200ml water and mixed well.

To conclude, it is clear that BCAA’s do have many benefits. Do you need BCAA? If you know that you are reaching your daily intake of Branch Chain Amino Acids on a day to day basis through whole foods, then the answer is maybe not. However, if you are unsure of whether your hitting that target or not, then BCAA’s is certainly a great addition to anyone’s daily intake to help you progress and recover effectively. If you want to find out more about FemFuelz products, check out our Instagram or Facebook at FemFuelz .

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