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Optimum Nutrition BCAA 5000 Powder - Unflavored

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Item # 352277
$32.99

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Size: 60 Servings

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STRENGTH OF BRANCHED CHAIN AMINO ACIDS (BCAAS)
L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, and L-Valine are commonly grouped together and referred to as Branched Chain Amino Acids, or BCAAs, because of their unique branched chemical structure. BCAAs are essential, meaning that they must be consumed through the diet, since the human body cannot make them from other compounds. BCAAs have long been used by strength-training and endurance athletes alike to activate protein synthesis and reduce muscle breakdown caused by intense training. Our Instantized BCAA 5000 Powder is made using a proprietary process that mixes easily and keeps the BCAAs suspended longer so they do not readily settle to the bottom of the glass. Because if you can’t drink your BCAAs, they can’t help your performance.

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PRODUCT DIRECTIONS / ADDITIONAl INFO

SPOON STIRRED: Add 1 heaping teaspoon of Instantized BCAA 5000 Powder to a glass filled with 8-10 oz of water or your favorite beverage. Then mix it up with a spoon. Stir for about 15-20 seconds.

SHAKER:Just add 1 heaping teaspoon of Instantized BCAA 5000 Powder to your shaker cup filled with 8-10 oz of your favorite beverage. Cover and shake for about 10 seconds to ensure a good mix. Don’t have a shaker cup? Order one at optimumnutrition.com or check your local health food store or gym. TIP: Try adding Instantized BCAA 5000 Powder to your favorite protein powder, meal replacement product, or weight-gainer shake.

SUGGESTED USE: Consume Instantized BCAA 5000 Powder between meals, 30-45 minutes before workouts, and/or immediately after workouts.
CONTAINS SOY (LECITHIN) INGREDIENTS.

Warnings

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. CHECK WITH A QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL BEFORE TAKING THIS PRODUCT IF YOU ARE PREGNANT, NURSING A BABY, UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE, OR IF YOU HAVE ANY KNOWN OR SUSPECTED MEDICAL CONDITION(S) AND/OR ARE TAKING ANY PRESCRIPTION OR OTC MEDICATION(S).

Other Ingredients

Inulin, Lecithin
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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size  1 Heaping Teaspoon
Servings Per Container  60

Amount Per Serving     % DV

Micronized L-Leucine  2.5 g   **
Micronized L-Isoleucine  1.25 g   **
Micronized L-Valine  1.25 g   **

** Daily Value (DV) not established.

Reviews

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I will continue to purchase this product
I take this with whey protein about 45 minutes before my work out and 30 minutes after...it seems to help with my energy level and at age 65 I need all the help I can get.
October 10, 2012
Great Product
One reviewer says the product tastes bad. I mix mine with my protein shake after a workout and with orange juice any other time. Cant even tell its in there. Great product all around.
June 4, 2012
Tastes disgusting
This is literally the worst tasting product I have ever tried. You'll never forget to take it because you will dread every moment before its time to gag it down again.
May 21, 2013
Great product...
Truly do not understand the reviews knocking the taste of this product. I use it daily in orange juice, milk, or protein shakes w/o even being able to detect its presence.

Like most powders (protein or BCAA), it mixes best with a shaker.
March 5, 2014
Mixed Feelings
I have mixed feelings about this product, but overall would recommend this to someone. This product tastes horrific! I was amazed at how chalky and overall, bad it tasted. BUT, the taste does not linger. As for the workouts with this product, they have been the best workouts I have had in my life (I did pair this product with Jack3d). I was almost never sore, I had my longest and hardest workouts and have lost a lot of weight. If you can get past the bad taste, this product is amazing!
June 30, 2012
Great way to get extra BCAA's
This is a easy way to amp up a pre or post workout shake!
September 30, 2011
Buy it!!
Optimum Nutrition is the absolute best product out there - best value, best product.
April 2, 2012
Will buy again
I am learning as I go here. New to all this but this seems to be a good product.
April 7, 2012
Good value
This stuff seems to work. It's a good value but "unflavored" is wrong. It does have a bad taste.
January 15, 2012
Gritty, but no calories
Tried to mix this in with N O Xplode and other pre and post workout drinks, but it had a sour flavor that ruined the mix. It might work in shakes, but I take it plain or with sugar free drink mixes.

Good news - good BCAA/price ratio and no calories.
July 3, 2012

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