Are BCAAs Pointless?

The most popular sports supplement on the market. But what’s the science?

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Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) are one of the most popular sports supplements on the planet, claiming to increase muscle mass, energy, decrease body fat and more. But like most supplements, BCAAs have a camp of advocates and a camp of disbelievers — but what does the science actually say? Are BCAAs…

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