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Should I Take Amino Acids Pre-Workout?

The before, during, or after debate on amino acids for working out can leave you utterly confused as to when you should take your amino acid supplement. I’ll cover the details, but the quick and easy answer to the question...

10 Benefits of Amino Acid Supplements

When it comes to reaching your athletic and weight-loss goals or keeping your body fit and your health optimized into your golden years, amino acid supplements are the one nutrient booster you don’t want to go without. Their impact on...

Should You Take an Ornithine Supplement for Muscle Building?

Visit any bodybuilding forum on the web and you’ll see mention of L-ornithine (or just ornithine) and its muscle-building benefits. The amino acid ornithine is frequently promoted as a dietary supplement for stimulating muscle growth. But is an ornithine supplement...

Amino Acids for Heart Failure

Heart failure isn’t the complete failure of the heart, although, as the name suggests, the heart is moving in that direction. Essential Amino Acids for Heart Failure There is strong evidence that people with heart failure lose mobility not only...

The Truth About Complementary Proteins

First, let’s get some protein terminology under our belts. Proteins are made up of amino acids. There are 20 dietary amino acids that may be components of protein. Each protein has a distinct number of amino acids and a specific...

Amino Acids for Women

Amino acid supplementation is helpful for women at every stage of their lives. Amino acids help produce lean muscle for strength and definition, and may help burn abdominal fat associated with many chronic diseases. Amino acids for women also help...

BCAA Supplements: Do They Really Work?

So, you’re interested in supplementing with BCAAs. I wholeheartedly support your decision, but want to make sure you get the BCAA benefits you’re after. Perhaps you’re looking to mitigate muscle breakdown during exercise so you can build more lean muscle...

EAA Supplements and Resistance Exercise

In a previous blog post, I covered aerobic exercise and how EAA supplements can be used to mitigate the effects of muscle breakdown and improve performance. But what about strength/resistance training? Resistance training can take many forms. You can lift...

Everything You Need to Know About Amino Acid Nutrition

To understand optimal amino acid nutrition, we must first understand the relationship between proteins and amino acids. Proteins are constructed from chains of amino acids. The specific arrangement of aminos determines the type of protein and its function. If just...