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Vegan BCAA buy in the vegan bodybuilding shop at Veganisation


Vegan BCAAs are among the essential amino acids that play an important role in muscle building and muscle protection. In addition to the other essential amino acids, they do not have to be processed by the liver until they are directly available to the muscles. This can mean a distinctive lead, just after an intense workout. But a BCAA supplement is not only beneficial for athletes and bodybuilders. Even people who eat little food with BCAAs can benefit from an addition. Naturally, this also includes people who eat purely plant-based foods and thus often absorb less protein automatically.

What are BCAA?
BCAA effect
BCAA Ingestion
BCA side effects

What are BCAAs?

The BCAAs are a group of certain amino acids which are different in structure from other amino acids because of their structure. BCAA stands for Branched Chain Amino Acids (Branched Chain Amino Acids). These amino acids have a branching in their chemical structure. These specific amino acids include leucine, isoleucine and valine. Leucine plays an important role in both muscle growth and muscle growth. The BCAAs also belong to the so-called essential amino acids. The word essential means that the amino acids are necessary, but can not be formed by the body itself. In contrast to the non-essential amino acids, they must be supplied from the outside. Be it about the food or a food supplement. In certain situations, the demand for BCAAs may be much higher. The reasons for this can be quite different. There is often an unbalanced diet behind it, when little food is consumed with BCAAs. But even if a calorie-reduced diet is present, as in a diet for body fat reduction, the demand for BCAAs is higher.

BCAA effect

The BCAA effect has several positive effects on the body, not only for athletes. Everyone should pay attention to a balanced intake of isoleucine, leucine and valine. First and foremost, the BCAA effect is to stimulate the body's production of protein, thereby releasing growth hormones, supporting muscle building, and reducing muscle breakdown. But BCAAs do not just offer muscle building. For people who suffer from weight problems, branched-chain amino acids are also quite useful as they stimulate the metabolism and thus accelerate fat burning. There are, of course, a whole host of other optimal features of BCAAs.

Leucine: Leucine is particularly known for stimulating protein biosynthesis and positively affecting muscle growth and muscle growth.
Isoleucine: Isoleucine is involved in the neoplasm of glucose and thus plays an important role for the energy supply.
Valine: The amino acid valine transports important substances to the brain and can strengthen the immune system and regulate the blood glucose level.

BCAAs Ingestion

The right BCAA intake is logically always according to size, weight and current nutritional type. Men and women do not have the same demand for BCAAs because of their different body weight and the different amount of muscle mass. An athlete who takes a lot of food with BCAAs has also a lower demand than an athlete, who is in the absolute diet phase and thus provides already with less nutrients than in the normal case. The following intake scheme has, however, proved itself to be successful for BCAA use:

On training-free days:
In the morning after getting up: 5-10 g
Noon: 5-10 g
In the evening: 5-10 g

On training days:
5-10 g before training
5-10 g immediately after training

If you like to exercise on an empty stomach in the morning, you will always be on the safe side with a dose of 5-10 g every morning so that your muscles have the best possible protection.


BCAA side effects

So far, no side effects are known, provided the BCAAs are taken at the recommended dosage. Even sensitive persons, who are more likely to react with gastric disorders, should not expect side effects at a normal dosage. Since the tolerability for the stomach and intestine is very good, no great side effects are known so far.


BCAA advantages at a glance

muscle protection
Anti-catabolic
muscle building
Increase endurance


What does the number on the BCAA pack say?

On all BCAA products there is a number, such as: 2: 1: 1 4: 1: 1, etc. This number indicates how high the leucine content is relative to isoleucine and valine. Since leucine is said to have a strong effect on protein biosynthesis (protein build-up), attention should be paid to the leucine content.

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