WTH? Maple Syrup Urine Disease?

WTH? Maple Syrup Urine Disease?

Before I continue on our caffeinated adventure, I wanted to post on something I found fascinating.  Not that all of what I post isn’t fascinating, but, I.. yeah. Okay, so, Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD)! Yup. You read that right. What the hell is that?  You’re making crap up. Nope, I’m totally not.  The name comes from one of its unique side effects. Anyway, here it is. On a previous post, I went into detail on BCAAs. If you haven’t…

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Get to the point! Is it garbage or not!? BCAAS part 2!

Get to the point! Is it garbage or not!? BCAAS part 2!

  Last week we began our BCAA adventure. If you haven’t read it already, take a look at the first part here. I’m sure you all were waiting with bated breath for the finale of our BCAA experience! Wait no longer.  We will continue today with a rather interesting study. This study appeared to contain promising results. It indicates that the supplement containing BCAAS outperforms the carbohydrate-only drink and the whey protein drink used by some of the participants. In fact, this study…

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Supplement of the Supplegods!? Bee Cee Double A’s (BCAAs) Part 1

Supplement of the Supplegods!? Bee Cee Double A’s (BCAAs) Part 1

BCAAS! Super awesome BCAAS! The go-to drink for the gym going gym rat extraordinaire!  BCAAS equal muscles, right? more BCAAS more MAASCLES!  No explanation necessary! Go grab a bucket of your favorite BCAAS and eat it by the scoopful! So a definite SuppleYES, right? Eh. Not quite. A little bit of background on the almighty Branched Chain Amino Acids.  They are a group of three aminos, Leucine, Isoleucine, and Valine.  They are essential amino acids, so it is necessary to…

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