Should you take BCAAs on the Ketogenic Diet?
BCAAs (Branched Chain Amino Acids) are amino acids used as building blocks for Protein. It supports protein synthesis by entering the bloodstream and helps in building new muscle tissue. Consumption of BCAAs goes straight into the blood plasma.
Eating low-carb can sometimes make exercise more of a challenge and its better to take Keto-Friendly supplement like BCAAs for energy or for a work-out.
There are several benefits of taking BCAAs on Keto:
- It can accelerate recovery after resistance training by bringing down lactic acid in muscles.
- Increases growth hormone circulation, which advances muscle protein blend.
- It gets burned for energy while working out.
- BCAAs can decrease muscle harm and increment the speed of healing.
The Bottom Line
“Always keep your intake to 1-2 servings per day and 4-5 grams per workout as drinking too many BCAA-enriched fluids can increase your insulin levels, which may kick you out of ketosis”.