Episode 158 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s We Do Science podcast! In this episode, Dr Laurent Bannock discuss BCAA supplementation for enhancing muscular strength and hypertrophy with Professor Kevin Tipton (The Institute of Performance Nutrition, UK).

Discussion Topics Include:

  • Overview of Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAA) as a popular supplement in sport and exercise nutrition
  • BCAA s integral importance for skeletal muscle protein metabolism
  • Physiological roles and characteristics of BCAAs, EAAs, and Leucine in enhancing muscular strength and hypertrophy
  • The data and evidence on BCAAs: the early rodent data vs human studies
  • The many important factors that may influence findings on this topic
  • From science to practice: summaries and conclusions

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