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Essential Amino Acids (EAAs) are required by the body to help build new tissue and aid muscle repair. Essential Amino Acids are deemed 'essential' since ultimately they can't be synthesised by the body. Therefore the only way we can get EAAs is through the foods we eat and supplements we take.

The Protein Works™ Essential Amino Acids contains all 9 of the essential amino acids and uses only premium grade ingredients to create the finest quality supplement, backed up with the very latest Certificate of Analysis. Simply click onProduct Testing to see for yourself

  • 9 essential amino acids - including leucine
  • Supports protein synthesis & strength
  • Promotes faster recovery and tissue repair

 

Rating: 97%
97% of 100
"A daily intake for me. A backup just to make sure I don't miss anything” - Stuart

Our Essential Amino Acids have the complete 9 amino acid profile. Formulated for optimal levels - this is a perfect addition to any shake.

Essential Amino Acids (EAA) are required by the body to help build new tissue and aid muscle repair.

They are deemed 'essential' since they cannot be synthesised or created by the body and the only way we can get them is through the foods we eat and supplements we take. Making this powder a perfect means of supporting muscle repair.

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Essential Amino Acids

Rating: 97%
97% of 100
"A daily intake for me. A backup just to make sure I don't miss anything” - Stuart

Our Essential Amino Acids have the complete 9 amino acid profile. Formulated for optimal levels - this is a perfect addition to any shake.

Essential Amino Acids (EAA) are required by the body to help build new tissue and aid muscle repair.

They are deemed 'essential' since they cannot be synthesised or created by the body and the only way we can get them is through the foods we eat and supplements we take. Making this powder a perfect means of supporting muscle repair.

What are Essential Amino Acids?

The sports nutrition industry is full of buzzwords, and for some, understanding what these mean can be confusing. So let's get down to business! Amino Acids are the ‘building blocks’ of protein and protein is the building blocks of our muscles, after they are digested they are recombined to recreate muscle fibres. Essential for a reason, these Essential Amino Acids cannot be produced in sufficient amounts within the body and as such must be obtained from the food that we eat.

How does Essential Amino Acids work?

Amino Acids are already contained in the food we eat, though providing additional Essential Amino Acids may exert unique effects not found when provided in lower dosages in food or protein supplements. There are 20 Amino Acids of which 9 are considered essential. Those 9 Aminos are what the body uses to rebuild muscle and must be sourced through the diet. Each Essential Amino Acid has a specific role, for example, Leucine is what turns on the signal to create muscle. 3g of Leucine is all that is needed to maximally stimulate this, afterwards the other Amino Acids will then be joined to create muscle fibres. Although they can be obtained in food, there are times when consuming a simple powdered drink can have its advantages!.

What are the Essential Amino Acids?

Essential Amino Acids do a number of awesome things for our body. It's hard to describe each individual Essential Amino Acid and what they can do for you, but we will give it a shot!

L-Leucine

L-Valine

L-Lysine

L-Phenylalanine

L-threonine

L-Isoleucine

L-Histidine

L-Methionine

L-Tryptophan

Why buy Essential Amino Acids?

Commonly found in a Powder or Pill form, Essential Amino Acids are key for your body to function, especially if you take part in physical activity. When you exercise your body needs more than normal, so adding Amino Acids will give you the needed extra oomph. Not only that, but TPW™ Essential Amino Acids also taste amazing, and will help you train harder and longer, win win!

When is the best time to take Essential Amino Acids?

Ideally you want to be taking Essential Amino Acids before and after working out. Take them as a pre-workout around 30 minutes prior, allows your body to digest and direct the Essential Amino Acids to the right department ready for you to hit some PB’s! If you don't have a protein shake at hand after a workout, swapping in Essential Amino Acids will keep you going until you can. Recovery is everything in this game! When going more than 3-4 hours without protein, adding in Essential Amino Acids throughout the day will help keep that muscle repair process turned on, but have been proven to be more effective pre and post workout.

Who should take Essential Amino Acids?

No matter your goal, male or female, everyone should be adding Essential Amino Acids to their diet, ensuring that you get the very best out of your body. A way of helping to reduce the time it takes your muscles to recover, whilst also offering sustained energy and muscle building contributing properties, Essential Amino Acids are great all-rounders, and a key element to your fitness journey.

What Other Amino Acid Powders Do You Stock?

We have an extensive Amino Acid Powder range all with their own unique benefits. Our range includes the following:

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Nutritional Info

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Values based on: 15g per serving

Ingredients

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L-Leucine

L-Isoleucine

L-Valine

L-Lysine

L-Phenyalanine

L- Threonine

L-Histidine

L-Methionone

L-Trptophan

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Q. What time of day should I use Essential Amino Acids?

A. It depends on your lifestyle and goals, we recommend the following optimal serving times. Consume one serving per day - see daily usage for guidelines.

Q. What are main reasons the people choose to use Essential Amino Acids?

A. To aid the building of new muscle tissue and aid faster recovery after intense training and exercise.

Q. What are the differences between essential and non essential amino acids?

A. There are in excess of 20 amino acids which make up all the proteins in the body. Between 9 and 12 of those are produced naturally by the body, and these are known as non-essential amino acids. The other amino acids are not produced by the body and therefore diet or supplementation is required as the source of those essential amino acids.

Q. Are there any specific health benefits associated with Essential Amino Acids?

A. They are important for energy, creating a favourable muscle building environment and nervous system functions.

Q. What do Essential Amino Acids taste like?

A. They do have a strong distinctive taste, so they benefit from being mixed with flavoured products or mixed in juice.

Q. Are all essential amino acids the same no matter what 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 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.

Q. How can I tell if the Essential Amino Acids I buy are good quality?

A. Look for the Certificate of Analysis which will give you the assurance that what you are buying is what it says it is.

Q. Are Essential Amino Acids suitable for vegans and vegetarians?

A. No, it is not suitable for both vegans and vegetarians.

Q. Can I use Essential Amino Acids 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.

Q. What if any side effects will I get from taking Essential Amino Acids?

A. We haven't heard of any nasty side effects from taking TPW™ Essential Amino Acids.

Q. What are Essential Amino Acids?

A. They are a comprehensive balanced blend of all 9 essential amino acids that cannot be synthesised or created by the body.

Q. Are Essential amino acids found in natural whole foods?

Yes. They are naturally found in meat and dairy products. However, anyone who trains hard and heavy may require additional supplements of the Essential Amino Acids to meet their body's requirements.

Q. What effects should I expect from taking Essential Amino Acids alongside my training regime?

A. Results vary depending on your diet, nutrition, training and individual body type. For an average individual, it helps the growth of lean muscle mass as well as muscle recovery.

Q. Who should take / benefit from using Essential Amino Acids?

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.

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