BCAAs Could Teach Supplements That Suck How to Suck

Egis R.
In Fitness And In Health
3 min readMar 23, 2022

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Amino acids from protein that you eat are the “building blocks” of the new muscle. So to speak.

Of the 20 amino acids, only three contain a branched side chain: leucine, isoleucine, and valine. That’s why they’re called branched-chain amino acids or BCAAs (I know it’s boring so far but I’m about to inhale a bag of caffeine so it will get better, I promise):

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Egis R.
In Fitness And In Health

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