The ABCs of BCAAs

January 1998
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jan98, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p132
Focuses on branched-chain amino acids as a link to a more muscular body in bodybuilders. Explanation of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs); Importance of the BCAAs to a bodybuilder; Discussion of the promotion of muscle hypertrophy through BCAAs; Promotion of fat loss; Anabolic effects of BCAAs. INSET: Unique aminos..


Related Articles

  • BCAAs: MORE IS BETTER.  // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Sep2009, Vol. 70 Issue 9, p52 

    The article presents information on the findings of a study which suggests that bodybuilders should stick with a complete branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) supplement. The study, conducted by researchers at Baylor University, Waco, Texas, reported that subjects taking BCAAs before and after...

  • The ABCs of BCAAs. Rowley, Brian // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jun2003, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p166 

    Focuses on branched-chain amino acids (BCAA). Role in muscle-building and energy producing processes; Benefits from BCAA supplementation; Effects of BCAA in bodyfat reduction.

  • Fuel your nervous system for growth. Thoburn, Rob // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Oct94, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p82 

    Discusses how branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) are important in bodybuilding supplementation. Use of amino acid tryptophan to fight fatigue; Causes of muscular fatigue in exercise; Benefits of BCAA; Factors on which optimal effectiveness of BCAA depends. INSETS: Glossary of terms.;BCAA...

  • PERFECT PAIRING. GONZALEZ, ADAM // Muscle & Fitness;Feb2014, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p78 

    The article presents information on the pre/post workout dietary supplements for bodybuilders, Best BCAA ( branched-chain amino acids) and 1.M.R Vortex from BPI Sports.

  • The 11 Best Supps for Mass. Stoppani, Jim // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Apr2008, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p132 

    The article offers information on the top 11 supplements for gaining body mass. They include whey protein powder, casein protein powder, creatine, branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), beta-alanine/carnosine, nitric oxide boosters, glutamine, ZMA, carnitine, beta-ecdysterone, and high...

  • CHAIN REACTION. Elliott, Tabatha // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Apr2007, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p238 

    This article discusses the effectiveness of branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) for bodybuilders. The article notes that BCAAs are known to enhance energy, reduce muscle breakdown and boost muscle growth, among other benefits. The article presents the results of a study from the Supplement Watch...

  • The 8 Pillars of MASS GAIN. Stoppani, Jim; Thorpe, Mark // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Nov2010, Vol. 71 Issue 11, p187 

    The article presents a supplement guide for body builders who experienced difficulty in gaining muscles. It suggests to take whey protein in the morning up to 40 grams and branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) from 5-10 grams. It mentions to consume carnitine and quick-digesting carbohydrates such...

  • valine.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2433 

    A reference entry for "valine" which refers to a branded-chain amino acid is presented.

  • BCAA.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p251 

    A reference entry for the acronym "BCAA" which means branched-chain amino acids is presented.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics