BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 Pre Workout
BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 is engineered using the finest branched chain amino acids on the market today. Whilst most BCAA supplements on the market contain Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine in a 2:1:1 ratio, the ground-breaking BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 is formulated with a far higher ratio of Leucine. It is ideal to take post training with a quick absorbing protein.
BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 tablets are unrivalled in terms of their ability to help activate the body's mTOR pathway, help induce protein synthesis and promote the repair and regrowth of new muscle tissue. It has been designed for high performance athletes looking for the ultimate BCAA supplement.
BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 Scientific Ratio
Branch Chain Amino Acids, or BCAA's for short, are a group of essential amino acids that are hugely popular in sports nutrition due to their ability to help promote muscle growth, improve endurance and enhance recovery. BCAA's consist of Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine and when taken pre workout have been shown to help prevent muscle breakdown and promote a more positive muscle building environment within the muscle.
When taken post workout they have also been found to help enhance the entire recovery process and the rate at which the muscles repair and regrow. Whilst most BCAA products on the market contain Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine in a 2:1:1 ratio, sports scientists believe for high performance and more experienced strength athletes, a 5:1:1 ratio with higher leucine is better. This is largely due to years of research indicating that leucine can have a positive effect on the muscle building mechanism known as the mTOR pathway.
BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 Post Workout
BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 is an essential supplement post workout for any strength athletes wanting optimal muscle recovery, repair and regrowth. This is because research shows resistance training provides the necessary stimulus for new muscle tissue growth, however the initial bout of exercise actually results in a negative net protein balance or simply muscle breakdown. This negative net protein balance must be counteracted as soon as possible straight after your workout if you want to start building muscle.
This is where BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 supplementation can help as it can help counteract the negative net protein balance and stimulate protein synthesis and new muscle growth following training. Post workout, it is important to ingest a quick absorbing protein such as whey concentrate with a BCAA supplement that's notably high in leucine.
BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 & Protein Synthesis
Protein synthesis is simply the process by which the muscles use protein to repair and regrow. It's activated by the body's mTOR pathway which is a powerful muscle building mechanism that signals there is sufficient protein to start repairing and regrowing the muscles. Studies show this is triggered when enough leucine is present in the body. This is why supplementing with BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 alongside a high protein diet has been shown to help encourage muscle regrowth.
BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 - Ultimate Quality Assurance
Here at TPW™, you can have supreme confidence in the product quality and supply source. Each ingredient supplier must pass rigorous audits and checks before being given the TPW™ quality seal of approval. Traceability, quality, and consistency are the three things we demand on every single ingredient. This is our philosophy that flows through every product we manufacture and sets us apart in the world of sports nutrition today. Click on the Product Profile to see full product information for your absolute peace of mind.
Please note that this product comes in our unique letter-box friendly container and foil sealed for freshness. Whether you are at home or not, your TPW™ pill order will be waiting on your door mat when you return thanks to its innovative dimensions and packaging. Also, larger sizes may be supplied in small multi-packs to ensure the maximum freshness of your larger order. Learn more about the full TPW™ BCAA range which includes pills, powders and cutting-edge formulations.
Q. What is BCAA Ultra 5:1:1?
A. It is a superior blend of the three key amino acids, Leucine, Isoleucine, Valine in a perfectly balanced ratio that's ideal for experienced strength athletes.
Q. When should I use BCAA Ultra 5:1:1?
A. It depends on your lifestyle and goals, we recommend consuming 3-5 tablets, 2-4 times a day, or as required as part of your daily supplement intake.
Q. What are the main reasons for using BCAA Ultra 5:1:1?
A. To prevent muscle breakdown and help develop lean muscle mass.
Q. Are all BCAA pills the same no matter which brand you use?
A. As with so many things in life, if you don't ask the right questions, you won't get the right answers! The quality of ingredient can vary significantly and therefore the potency will do too. In addition, just because a product may be called 100% pure, it doesn't mean that it necessarily is. We recommend you read the ingredients and nutritionals on the label to better understand exactly what you are buying. We can assure you that our products are 100% pure. At TPW™, we are committed to transparency and openness in all our products and that is why we provide a Product Profile for BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 which gives a complete overview of the product's background including our approval, location of manufacture and money back guarantee applicability.
Q. Is BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 suitable for vegans and vegetarians?
A. It is not suitable for vegetarians, or vegans.
Q. Can I use BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 with other supplements?
A. The simple answer is yes. We recommend you always check serving instructions on each product if you plan on taking a combination of supplements. Typically BCAA Ultra 5:1:1 combines well with the TPW™ protein range.
Q. What if any side effects will I get from taking BCAA Ultra 5:1:1?
A. We haven't heard of any nasty side effects from taking BCAA Ultra 5:1:1.
Q. Are BCAA found in whole natural foods?
A. Yes, BCAA's are found in protein rich foods such as beef, chicken and fish.
Q. Who should take / benefit from using BCAA Ultra 5:1:1?
A. Bodybuilders and strength athletes. Endurance athletes. Those new to weight training. People involved in team sports. Those who participate in regular intense training and exercise.
Typical Daily Usage: Take 3-5 tablets, 2-4 times per day, as required.
Leaner gains are achievable with less need to over-bulk, and recovery times have improved. I would be inclined to say that lean gains have improved, but the cycle was too short to say for sure - however, I've ordered these again as I've been happy with the benefits!
I take one tablet pre-workout, and two or three post workout, depending on intensity/volume.
BCAAs are effective and worth taking, these are of high quality, at least in my opinion.
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This version is better than the regular ones because it has a higher leucine content which is the amino acid which triggers mTor telling your body to use the protein / amino acids to build and repair muscle tissue, It can help by taking leucine tabs with every main meal to further enhance to uptake of proteins.
These BCAA's are great for using when performing low to moderate fat burning cardio first thing in the morning on an empty stomach to prevent your body from breaking down lean muscle tissue for energy which is the last thing you want when cutting.
They are also great when taken before high protein meals due to leucine promoting protein synthesis and signaling your body to use it for building muscle tissue.
For the best results I take 5 of these tabs 3 times per day, 6.30 am before my fasted cardio, 5 @ 12:00 pm before my lunch and another 5 @ 8:00 pm with my last meal for the day which is usually a casein and whey protein based shake with added glutamine peptides.
Overall I give these 5/5 because they are high quality BCAA's that work great when I am on a diet and need to maintain muscle mass.
They are also great for improving endurance levels when taken pre workout and promoting an increase in fat burning and muscle building, when used this way I can perform my main working sets with about 20-25 seconds less rest which reduces the overall time of my workouts.
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