Tag: leucine

  • Flavoured Leucine and Creatine

    Unflavoured amino acid supplements aren’t for faint hearted. Have you tried unflavoured BCAA Powder? 🙂 They certainly have their place in your supplement arsenal, especially when you’re mixing them into protein shakes and smoothies. But on their own, the taste of some can be described as a little unpleasant. Instant BCAA, our best selling branched […]

  • The Effects of Consuming Varying Amount of Protein and Leucine on Protein Synthesis

    Protein synthesis has been one of the most talked about areas of sports nutrition over the last few years – specifically, how to maximally stimulate protein synthesis post-training. One of the main roles of protein post-training is to stimulate protein synthesis, and recent research has focussed on the important role leucine plays on stimulating the […]

  • Leucine

    Over recent years, the Branched Chain Amino Acid, Leucine has received more attention than most other sports supplements. Leucine is an Essential Amino Acid; that means, unlike Non Essential Amino Acids, Leucine can’t be produced in the body and must be ingested through the diet. This is one reason why supplementing with Leucine has become […]

  • HMB (beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate)

    HMB, or β-hydroxy-β-methylbutyrate, has received a lot of attention over the years. In our recent article in The Supplement, we looked at some of the research on HMB. In particular, research on reducing muscle breakdown and muscle damage was discussed. A recent study, published in the June edition of the Journal of Physiology, reinforced these […]