The Branched Chain Amino Acids Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine are valued for their anabolic and anti-catabolic properties. Used in the 2:1:1 ratio before and/or after exercise they may help keep muscle tissue at it's best. When used after strength training, BCAAs may help kick-start protein synthesis, which plays an important role in growing muscle. Optimum Nutrition has included 5 grams of L-Glutamine in it's Pro BCAA formula because it may help support recovery after intense exercise.
Optimum Nutrition's Pro BCAA formula contains: