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Amino Acids

As the building blocks of protein, amino acids are vital to health. Next to water, amino acids, in the form of proteins, make up the greatest portion of our body weight. Amino Acids are a necessary part of every cell in the human body and are vital components for tendons, muscles and ligaments, organs and glands, hair and nails, and important bodily fluids.

There are over 20 amino acids, separated into three categories: The indispensable amino acids, the conditionally dispensable amino acids, and the dispensable amino acids. Indispensable amino acids, also called essential amino acids, must be supplied to the body from food or supplements. Conditionally dispensable amino acids are based on the body's ability to actually synthesize them from other amino acids. Dispensable amino acids, also called nonessential amino acids, can be synthesized by the body from other amino acids. The body must have the right combination of essential amino acids and supporting nutrients to optimise healthy protein maintenance, so supplementation may be desirable.

Amino acids are not only absolutely integral to life, but they can have a profound impact upon mood, how clearly we think and how well we feel.

Research suggets the main key benefits that athletes can achieve, through added amino acid supplementation: Help build lean muscles, increase stamina, improve recovery from fatigue and reduces mental fatigue.


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Universal Nutrition - Juiced Aminos 30servings See details
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The all-new Animal Juiced Aminos is a potent amino acid stack that is targeted and strategically enhanced for strength training athletes. Each scoop of Juiced Aminos is loaded with instantized BCAA, essential amino acids (EAA), in addition to performance & recovery aminos & key patented aminos.
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Optimum Nutrition - ESSENTIAL AMINO ENERGY See details
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Essential Amino Energy helps build muscles with bcaa's & amino acids, intensify energy, boost nitric oxide production and improve energy and focus.
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Universal Nutrition - Animal NITRO 44 packs See details
Aminos are the basic building blocks of muscle. Aminos can also trigger anabolism, the cornerstone of muscle growth.
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Dymatize - GABA 111g See details
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GABA, or Gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, is a powerful amino acid with some startling effects on promoting fat loss & stimulates the production of Human Growth Hormone (HGH). Studies have shown that it increases the body's sleep cycle.
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Muscle Pharm - Glutamine 300g See details
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MusclePharm Core Series Glutamine is a unique blend of three types of Glutamine: L-Glutamine, Glutamine Peptides and Alanyl-l-glutamin. These aid in muscle growth, recovery time and digestion.*
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