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2015/02/27 13:07:49 (permalink)
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BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money?

i take 10grams first thing in the morning and then again when training later on...
do i need to take them twice or just while training?
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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/02/27 13:12:44 (permalink)
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It depends on the rest of your diet mate.
 
If your eating anyway in the morning there's no point in taking BCAAs although im sure there would be a study somewhere showing a small benefit taking them upon waking but I cant see to much in it.
 
I tend to have quite long training sessions and time between meals so sipping on BCAAs while im training is something I do but there's no real need if your eating food.
 
 
 
 
 
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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/02/27 13:16:37 (permalink)
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More useful if cutting
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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/02/27 13:18:31 (permalink)
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As above. Do you have breakfast? Are you cutting?
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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/02/27 13:19:01 (permalink)
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As redwing said, I only use if I'm training on empty or during a long run.

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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/02/27 13:25:31 (permalink)
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i am still currently bulking for another 3 weeks.
i eat every 2 hours from waking right up until i go to bed..
so do i only really need to take them during training?
what about morning cardio? or just when i'm lifting in the evening?
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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/02/27 13:26:50 (permalink)
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Ben Pakulski promotes the use during training. I would say my recovery has been alot better using them personally alongside some vitargo intra workout.
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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/02/27 13:32:49 (permalink)
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i am still currently bulking for another 3 weeks.
i eat every 2 hours from waking right up until i go to bed..
so do i only really need to take them during training?
what about morning cardio? or just when i'm lifting in the evening?




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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/02/27 13:35:21 (permalink)
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because i am always hungry? and i have found if i dont eat the amount im eating i dont grow?
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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/02/27 13:39:19 (permalink)
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because i am always hungry? and i have found if i dont eat the amount im eating i dont grow?




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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/02/27 14:37:53 (permalink)
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i am still currently bulking for another 3 weeks.
i eat every 2 hours from waking right up until i go to bed..
so do i only really need to take them during training?
what about morning cardio? or just when i'm lifting in the evening?



 
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because i am always hungry? and i have found if i dont eat the amount im eating i dont grow?




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are you macro counting or just eating?
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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/02/27 16:19:17 (permalink)
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Just eating adding 250 - 300cals a week which has given me 1-1.5 kg of gain a week for last 9 weeks with 3 weeks to go before Start cutting
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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/02/27 16:51:22 (permalink)
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Leucine is the only thing i'd recommend, I bought a pouch of it this month and intended to use 3 times a day before meals. The problem I've found is that the powder goes everywhere and trying to use it 3 times a day seperatly is ballache in terms of carrying it around.
 
decided that i will make 3 doses worth up in a bottle and just drink evenly, might sound silly but im concerned with if i split into 1/3s ill get an equal dose in each.
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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/02/27 16:53:21 (permalink)
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As above use BCAA for training, they can decrease muscle breakdown, aid recovery and reduce D.O.M s 
 
If you want to augment any meals then 5 g of leucine approx 15 mins before each meal is a certain way of ensuring each meal is anabolic.
 

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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/02/27 17:38:17 (permalink)
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I tend to only bother if I'm cutting.
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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/03/02 08:12:52 (permalink)
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i have been using them during my cut and so far i rate them... ive held my weight for 7 weeks while losing bf%
its a supplement to a good diet so no amount of BCAA's will bridge a sh1t diet

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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/03/02 08:22:38 (permalink)
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During a period were you are gaining weight they wont add anything to a good diet. In a kcal restricted diet they may be of some help, but still minor.
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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/03/05 09:57:41 (permalink)
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I use 5g whilst training and another 5g post training. Only started a month or so back and i have noticed a difference in my recovery, i feel fresher quicker if that makes sense.
 
Back when i was doing fasted sscv i found Leucine very useful beforehand to help prevent muscle breakdown.

 
 
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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/03/05 16:14:55 (permalink)
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use them during a workout, but you need a good dose!  0.3g per kg bodyweight is a good starting point IMO, unless your a fatty.
 
 
 
 
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Re: BCAA's: Am i wasteing my money? 2015/03/05 16:17:24 (permalink)
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dazc
use them during a workout, but you need a good dose!  0.3g per kg bodyweight is a good starting point IMO, unless your a fatty.
 
 
 




 


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