Maximum Nutrition BCAA AKG 1000
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Maximum Nutritions BCAA AKG 1000 provides a pharmaceutical grade concentration of 100% pure Branched
Chain Amino Acids in a sustained release formula which is pH-controlled to ensure maximum absorption and
stability. BCAAs comprise up to one third of muscle tissue. During intense exercise and/or times of extreme stress
on the body, the BCAAs are depleted from the muscle tissue at a rapid rate leading to increased muscle tissue
breakdown. The key to success for any athlete, from novice to world class, is not necessarily the training program
itself, but the ability to recover post training. Supplementation with the proper ratio of BCAAs may greatly enhance
the bodys ability to recover.
BCAAs are needed for the maintenance of muscle tissue and appear to preserve muscle stores of glycogen (a storage form of carbohydrate that can be converted into energy) . BCAAs also help prevent muscle protein breakdown during exercise.
Maximum Nutritions BCAA AKG 1000 can active glutamate dehydrogenasean enzyme that is deficient in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) , also called Lou Gehrigs disease. In one double-blind trial, 26 grams per day of
BCAA supplements helped those with ALS maintain muscle strength.