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BCAA – Branched Chain Amino Acids, are amino acids which contain a branched side aliphatic chain. They belong to the group of essential exogenous amino acids, they cannot be produced by the human organism and need to be provided with food. Due to their considerable role in the process of building muscle mass and improving physical efficiency, sportsmen are often recommended to increase the supply of BCAA in their diet by means of supplementation. Their multidimensional mechanism allows to experience considerable effects of application.
More intensive muscle anabolism
Leucine, a dominant amino acid in this set, demonstrates the ability to activate the so-called mTOR pathway, which is responsible for stimulating muscle synthesis. It is related to the occurrence of the phenomenon called the leucine threshold, i.e. a minimal amount of leucin, which needs to be applied in one meal to start anabolic processes. In this way, supplementation with BCAA increases the pace of muscle tissue growth. It also has positive influence on post-workout recovery, which is important for all sportsmen, regardless of the discipline.
Protection from muscle catabolism
Branched chain amino acids positively influence muscle tissue not only thanks to the stimulation of anabolism, but also thanks to its protective activity. BCAA reduces mRNA of MAFbx protein, responsible for the process of muscle atrophy. Thanks to this, supplementation with branched chain amino acids may limit the pace of muscle tissue breakdown. It is especially important in the situations, which are not conducive to maintaining high level of muscle mass development, such as e.g. in the period of intensive trainings or weight loss.
Increased energy level
BCAA may be effectively used by the organism as a backup energy source. In case of a considerable energy deficit, they may be converted to alanine, which in turn, in the processes of gluconeogenesis, may be used for the production of glucose and restoring its supplies in the organism. It is especially important during long, intensive training sessions, as it allows to maintain high training efficiency.
Limited feeling of fatigue
Branched chain amino acids may also promote training efficiency by limiting the feeling of fatigue. Their high level in the organism is conducive to lower tryptophan uptake, which is conducive to serotonin production. This neurotransmitter increases the feeling of fatigue during workout. It is another mechanism responsible for BCAA effectiveness on physical efficiency.
Glutamine - an amino acid which demonstrates the synergy of activity with leucine. It is conducive to increasing anabolic processes, maximizing the potential of the supplement’s effectiveness. By limiting the breakdown of leucine, glutamine is conducive to its effectiveness on mTOR pathway. Similarly to BCAA, glutamine may also constitute a backup energy source for the organism. Moreover, it is indicated that glutamine has positive influence on the functions of the immune system, especially by the promotion of the functionality of the intestinal barrier.
An additive of vitamin B6 was also included in the product. It is an ingredient with a wide spectrum of activities in the organism. For the effectiveness of the product, the role of vitamin B6 is especially important for the metabolism of amino acids. It regulates this metabolism, conditioning proper course of transformations of amino acids provided to the organism.
To sum up, Biotech BCAA Flash Zero is the highest-quality supplement providing branched chain amino acids in the proportion 2:1:1. It constitutes universal support of physical abilities, regardless of the discipline. It is not only conducive to building muscle tissue and increasing efficiency of recovery, but it also decreases the feeling of fatigue and adds energy during long training sessions.
It is worth applying BCAA according to individual dietary needs. It may be used with meals with low content of proteins.
It is recommended to use BCAA both before workout (e.g. along with a pre-workout preparation) and after training. It allows to fully take advantage of the effectiveness of this supplement.
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Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine, pyridoxal, pyridoxamine) is soluble in the liquid. It participates in the metabolism of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. By reducing the amount of fat in the blood do not enable deposition of the body. It helps the absorption of magnesium and vitamin B12 (cobalamin). It works on the muscle antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory pain in the joints. It acts anti. It provides efficient operation of the brain. It increases energy increasing vigor of a man. The demand for vitamin B6 increases during pregnancy and breast-feeding infants. The natural product is: yeast, eggs, wheat germ, meat (liver), wheat bran, nuts, peanuts peanuts, soybeans. There is a hypothesis that can be synthesized by intestinal bacteria.
Deficiency of vitamin B6 causes abnormal metabolism of proteins, decrease in lymphocytes in the blood, causes a feeling of lethargy and fatigue intensifies.
Dosage: 1.5-2.5 mg daily (increased demand during pregnancy and lactation).
What is pyridoxine hydrochloride?
Pyridoxine hydrochloride is a basic, the most commonly used form of vitamin B6 in supplements and fortified foods. It is a vitamin soluble in water. It converts to the active form of the vitamin - pyridoxal phosphate.
Vitamin B6 is a cofactor in many enzymatic reactions. It takes part in the production of many neurotransmitters, such as GABA, serotonin and catecholamines and it takes part in the metabolism of amino acids, carbohydrates and lipids. It is an important factor for the process of the creation of red cells and hemoglobin and its deficit may be one of the factors causing anemia. This vitamin contributes to maintaining proper energy metabolism and is important for maintaining well-being and good psychological condition. Its presence supports the breakdown of pro-inflammatory homocysteine to cysteine and further metabolites, thanks to which it may decrease the risk of atherosclerosis and cardiological incidents.
Pyridoxine hydrochloride may be found in many vitamin B complexes and vitamin-mineral preparations available in the offer of muscle-zone.pl.
Leucine is an essential amino acid, one of the three branched chain amino acids, ketogenic, its isomer is isoleucine. It affects the secretion of anabolic hormones (insulin, combined carbohydrates), acts on enzymes (mTOR) starting the process of muscle protein synthesis and controlling its course. Protein synthesis by leucine is affecting the development of bones, muscles and skin. It reduces the fat tissue. Without the availability of leucine, protein synthesis is impossible. It naturally occurs in animal products (such as eggs, meat, dairy and fish), plant origin, and as a post-training supplements, BCAA, EAA, no-boosters, creatine stacks, carbohydrate supplements. Ir is also in the form of mono-preparation supplements. It is one of the most important amino acids for the athlete's body, basically in every sports discipline.
Dosage: The demand is 5-10 g / 24h, dosage pre- and post-workout and in the morning after waking up.
Isoleucine is an essential branched amino acid (BCAA), leucine-isomer. It has anti-catabolic action ( protects muscle against decay), glucogenic (an alternative energy source when the level of glucose after exercise decreases, helps for the regulation of blood glucose levels, reduces the deficiency of fatty acids), anti-catabolic (muscle protects against decay), reduces stress. It participates in the synthesis of proteins (including the synthesis of hemoglobin). It is an essential part of the regeneration of damaged tissues of the body, and after intense training. It occurs in products containing animal protein (meat and dairy products, eggs, dairy products) and plant (almonds, walnuts) and dietary supplements.
Isoleucine is applied with other branched chain amino acids: leucine, valine, and in the supplement complex type of BCAA, in the proportions: leucine: isoleucine: valine = 2: 1: 1. The supplements used in competitive sports requiring increased strength, the bigger share of isoleucine is used.
Dosage: No standard daily use. Frequently applied directly after the workout during the decrease of the glucose level of or at fatty acid deficiency.
Valine – is a branched essential amino acid, indispensible for the functioning of the nervous system (receiving of sensory information), involved in muscle protein synthesis and energy generation. Administration of additional doses of valine before exercise (or immediately after) has anti-catabolic effect, protecting the proteins and allowing them to rebuild. It is slightly stimulatory (delays symptoms of fatigue during workout), affecting the level and relations of neurotransmitters. It helps to protect the liver. It stimulates an increase in strength and muscle mass, participates in the reduction of body fat. BCAA, EAA, and other mixtures of amino acid supplementation, protein and protein supplements and carbohydrate-stacks, brings positive results in strength and endurance sports.
Valine deficiency can occur in case of increased energy needs of the body, as the result of stress and too much stress load.
L-glutamine - amino acid building endogenous proteins, glutamic acid amide. In the human body it is responsible for the synthesis of proteins, acid-base balance and removing ammonia outside of the organism. With the shortage of energy taken from the muscle tissue, glutamine with alanine participate in the process of gluconeogenesis, and participate in the production of glucose substrate. L-glutamine has a direct impact on the proper functioning of the digestive system and immunity of the organism. Participates in the synthesis of one of the most powerful antioxidant - glutathione. It has anti-catabolic potential. It is found naturally in foods of animal and vegetable origin and high protein supplements. Used as mono-preparation or multi-component amino-acid supplements and supplements enhancing biological recovery after exercises, often in combination with BCAA.
Dosage: 5-20 g per day (portioned during the day, and after training and waking up). The minimum dose used in supplementation is 2-15g per 1 serving.
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