What Are Amino Acids & How Do They Work | Brain Gainz

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Do BCAAs work, or were they disproven by a new research paper? Should I be taking EAAs instead. How does hydration affect my training.
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| Amino Acids Explained |

Amino Acids
• Branched Chain Amino Acids
a. Leucine
b. Isoleucine
c. Valine
• Essential Amino Acids
a. Histidine
b. Lysine
c. Methionine
d. Phenylalanine
e. Threonine
f. Tryptophan
• Performance benefit
• Recovery
• Good Better Best
• Why is Leucine important?
• AAs can be a vehicle for improved hydration

• 2% of bodyweight lost can lead to decrements in performance
• Body temp control
a. Water allows for sweat
• Electrolyte balance
a. Hyperkalemia

| Questions |
Do amino acids work?
Are amino acids health friendly?
Do amino acids break a fast?
Do amino acids help you lose weight?
Do amino acids kick you out of ketosis?
Do amino acids spike insulin?
Do amino acids help with inflammation?
Are amino acids necessary?
Are amino acids hard on the kidneys?

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